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Profile: Everett Stern, an Independent Senate Candidate from Pennsylvania

Paola K Amaras | Posted 07.14.2016 | Politics
Paola K Amaras

Before we address anything else, it should be noted that Everett Stern is a whistle blower. As a banker for HSBC, he realized that funds were being diverted to terrorist organizations and individuals.

The Revolution Will Not Be Clintonized (nor Trumped by Hatefulness)

Bill Moyer | Posted 06.08.2016 | Politics
Bill Moyer

Hillary Clinton and her DNC status-quo flunkies ignore the reality that both the Donald Trump and the Bernie Sanders candidacies make clear. The Unite...

New Radio Station in Denver Is People Powered!

Wade Norris | Posted 05.04.2016 | Denver
Wade Norris

Denver Open Media has been allowing people to produce their own video content for several years, and now is expanding that format to Radio airwaves.

Cleveland Native Runs for POTUS

Judy Frankel | Posted 05.02.2016 | Politics
Judy Frankel

In the first installment of my Search for the Next POTUS, meet James "Jimmy" Bell of Cleveland, Ohio. Though he originally declared his Presidential candidacy as a Democrat, he's now running as an Independent write-in candidate.

The Case for Bernie Sanders Running as an Independent, If Clinton Is the Nominee

H. A. Goodman | Posted 04.29.2016 | Politics
H. A. Goodman

If you fear Trump, you better vote Bernie Sanders. This sentiment goes for an independent run as well, should Bernie choose to win the White House in this manner. The time is now, and Sanders has come too far, to simply give up if Clinton "wins" the Democratic nomination.

This Is Donald Trump's Secret Weapon To Win The GOP Nomination

The Huffington Post | Nick Baumann | Posted 04.27.2016 | Politics

Donald Trump won primaries in Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island on Tuesday. Barring a miracle, the reality television sta...

The Struggle to Be a Carefree Black Woman

Brittney Oliver | Posted 03.29.2016 | Black Voices
Brittney Oliver

I think to rid us of the misconceptions that other people have on black women's liberation is to stop trying to define what it looks like. The true key to being liberated is to not let others dictate what we can and cannot do with our bodies and ultimately with our lives.

Why I Became a Financially Independent Woman

Pauline Paquin | Posted 03.09.2016 | Women
Pauline Paquin

Your financial agreement within your relationship is yours and yours only. I just talked about what works for me, you may be happy paying more, or paying what you can afford, while your partner pays the lion share. Just make sure it doesn't lead to resentment down the road.

Why Bernie Sanders Is the Democratic Party's Best Hope to Win the White House in November

Tom Weis | Posted 03.08.2016 | Politics
Tom Weis

What many expected to be a coronation for establishment candidate Hillary Clinton has morphed into a pitched battle for the soul of the Democratic Party. Despite all the corporate media hype to the contrary, the long slog to the Democratic nomination is just getting started.

The Rise of Independents and the Weakening of the Two-Party System

Matthew Dowd | Posted 01.25.2016 | Politics
Matthew Dowd

Two independents are not just doing extremely well. They are major players creating havoc for the establishment in the nomination process. This shows the broken nature of the two political parties and the depth of the desire for change from the status quo.

Meet Elise Kova

Kaavya Raman | Posted 01.18.2016 | Books
Kaavya Raman

Independent authors are responsible for several aspects of their career. From interacting with fans to promoting new books, indie authors work as hard as they can to establish their presence in the writing community. A notable paradigm is Elise Kova, author of the Air Awakens series.

Keeping Trump Off the Ballot Will Backfire

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.26.2015 | Entertainment
Chris Weigant

If the state-level Republicans do decide to create loyalty oaths in a naked bid to keep Donald Trump off their primary ballots, his supporters are going to be enraged.

5 Ways Educators Can Take Back Their Professional Narrative

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 08.25.2015 | Education
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

Regardless of political ideology, educators must reclaim their profession. I know you don't seek attention. You just want to teach, but it's time for a PR offensive of your own. It's time for the experts to drive the narrative, and below are five ways to do that.

5 Tips to Track Down the Best Coworking Spaces

Debra Carpenter | Posted 08.21.2015 | Business
Debra Carpenter

After learning NYC's coworking spot The Yard would be opening a new location next month in Herald Square, I asked Andy Smith, Director of The Yard, what factors freelancers and solopreneurs should consider when choosing where to set up shop temporarily.

A Little Celebritician History

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.12.2015 | Entertainment
Chris Weigant

The victories of both Schwarzenegger and Ventura do have one very important lesson to teach, one that so far is mostly being ignored by most everyone in the political world. The lesson might be phrased: "Strange things happen when the political and entertainment worlds collide."

8 Fairs to Visit During Armory Week

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 05.03.2015 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

Whether you're a film aficionado, a young collector, a fan of emerging art or merely interested in getting a finger on the pulse of what's going on in the art world at the present moment, there's plenty to do.

New Polling Confirms Climate Denier Will Have Hard Road to Win White House in 2016

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 02.17.2015 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Researchers found that more than two-thirds of likely 2016 voters support the Environmental Protection Agency's plan to limit climate change pollution from power plants. That includes 87 percent of Democrats and 53 percent of Republicans.

My Final Midterm Election Picks

Chris Weigant | Posted 01.03.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

We've got six states in the Too Close To Call category, but fear not! After providing a rundown of the races, I am adding a section below where I make my own picks for each of them (since it is Election Eve, after all, and thus time to put up or shut up).

Democrats Cheer Kansas Ruling

Chris Weigant | Posted 12.01.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The chances of Greg Orman defeating Senator Pat Roberts in Kansas just got a whole lot better. A lawsuit which tried to force the Kansas Democratic Party to field a candidate in the race just essentially got laughed out of court, which means there will be no Democrat on the ballot at all.

Intimations of Independence

Michael Drew | Posted 11.16.2014 | Politics
Michael Drew

We are at a time when people wonder what it is they're attached to, and why that's important -- from the country-wide level to the personal one. Do you define yourself by your ethnicity, or by your citizenship? And what does that citizenship give you in terms of your personal identity?

Do Obama Mamas Make Democratic Babies? A Look at Parents' Effect on Their Childrens' Partisanship

Brian Stryker | Posted 07.08.2014 | Politics
Brian Stryker

How much are our politics influenced by our parents? One school of thought says we are predisposed to rebel against our parents, and we'll end up as opposing partisans screaming across the Thanksgiving dinner table.

The Independent: "3 New Ideas" TV Spot

Brent Roske | Posted 05.26.2014 | Politics
Brent Roske

Field trips from all over the country and tourists from all over the world -- they'll be able to get energized again about American patriotism and they'll see that our Government was created by the people -- to serve the people -- and is accessible.

Burger Restaurant Growth Outpaces Industry

BurgerBusiness | Posted 02.26.2014 | Business
BurgerBusiness

The burger boom rolls on. The number of independent burger restaurants continues to increase a rate faster than those for chain burger units, all quic...

Every Independent Musician Is a Startup, So Start Acting Like One

Maggie Hollander | Posted 04.27.2014 | Entertainment
Maggie Hollander

A musician must believe in themselves and their work completely. If the work isn't worth fighting for to the person who created it, then who else will?

The New Famous: Hollywood vs. Social Media

Sarah Klegman | Posted 04.14.2014 | Entertainment
Sarah Klegman

I was basically an agent, like in Entourage. Except I also produced content, I could wear jeans more often and I had a soul.