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Housekeeping

Natasha Trethewey Begins her Domestic Work as Poet Laureate

Nicole Brittingham Furlonge | Posted 09.25.2012 | Arts
Nicole Brittingham Furlonge

This month, Pulitzer Prize winning poet Natasha Trethewey officially began her stint as Poet Laureate of the United States. One of Trethewey's poems that I return to often is "Housekeeping."

You Can't Leave For College Until You Put Your Dishes In The Sink

Bonni Brodnick | Posted 10.15.2012 | Fifty
Bonni Brodnick

This summer, our daughter, a rising senior in college, had an internship and lived at home. We were thrilled to have her back. Let's turn back the clock to June and take a peek into our world.

Dave Jamieson

Feds Tell Hyatt To Lighten Housekeepers' Load

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 05.09.2012 | Business

After performing a series of hotel inspections, the federal agency that oversees workplace safety has sent a rare letter to the Hyatt Corporation reco...

Dave Jamieson

Working Poor Stiffed Millions In Wages: Lawsuit

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 01.09.2012 | Latino Voices

More than a dozen low-level hotel workers in Indianapolis have filed a class-action lawsuit against ten of the city's hotels and a labor staffing agen...

'NCIS': Scott Wolf Returns As Casey Stratton

Posted 03.04.2012 | TV

Tony and E.J. found themselves under the gun again with the return of Scott Wolf's character, Casey Stratton, on "NCIS" (Tue., 8 p.m. EST On CBS). He ...

20 Bizarre Household Uses For Olive Oil

Posted 11.19.2011 | Green

From EcoSalon's Stephanie Rogers: Olive oil glides into place as a must-have household and beauty product. Life without olive oil would be sad i...

20 Amazing Ways You Can Use Baking Soda Around The House

Posted 12.16.2011 | Green

From EcoSalon's Stephanie Rogers: Sit back and file your nails or lose track of time watching cute cats on YouTube while baking soda cleans and fre...

Dave Jamieson

As Big Hotels Outsource Jobs, Workers Lose Hold On Living Wage

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 10.24.2011 | Business

INDIANAPOLIS -- Maria Fajardo has been working as a housekeeper and janitor in Indianapolis hotels since 1987. The job has changed a lot in 24 years, ...

IMF Explained

Jeff Danziger | Posted 07.18.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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Sumiati Binti Salan Mustapa, Indonesia Maid Abuse Victim, Hospitalized After Saudi Employers Allegedly Cut Off Her Lips

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Yet another case in a disturbing rash of Saudi employers allegedly abusing foreign maids has surfaced. According to the AFP, Indonesian-born Sumiati...

V.R. Lechchmi, Sri Lanka Maid: Saudi Couple Drove 14 Nails Into My Body As Punishment (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Yet another Sri Lankan maid has come forward with claims her Kuwaiti employers abused her. As she lay in recovery at a Sri Lanka hospital, V.R. Lech...

Internship Opening at Pollster/Huffington Post

Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Emily Swanson

As we gear up for a busy election season, Pollster and Huffington Post are hiring a new polling intern to help us out with gathering and entering poll...

Women Sweep Literature Prizes

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Is it an accident, the judging panels, a mini-trend or are the tides turning? With the sweep of this year's literary awards, all eyes are on the women...

Housekeeping Update

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

Emily and I are both taking some time off this week, so I will be posting links to whatever polls are released in a daily 'outliers' entry that will a...

New RSS, Twitter Feeds and Email Updates

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

We are excited to share some minor changes involving our RSS feeds, Twitter and email updates that we hope will make life a little easier for our regu...

Not-Quite-Post-Vacation Housekeeping

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

Now that I'm back from a week's vacation, Emily is taking two well earned days off today and tomorrow and I will be filling in adding new polls to our...

You Got To Know When To Fold 'Em

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Maggie Van Ostrand

Everybody has something they can do well, and sometimes life is simply trying to figure out what that thing we do well is.

About That New Banner

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

Hopefully, you have already noticed something a little different about our site today. As of this morning, a *National Journal* banner now sits atop ...

Spring Break Housekeeping

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

A quick update and apology for the slow pace of analysis posts over the last few days. This week is spring break for my children, and I have been tryi...

A Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to All...

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

Over these last two years, we are thankful to have had the opportunity to share the most exciting, compelling election of our lifetimes with you from ...