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Intimidation

Intimidated By Ambition

Ashley Grof | Posted 06.21.2016 | Women
Ashley Grof

Having high ambitions is not wrong and in fact, most people who are greatly successful, become so, only because they've dared to dream big. Being ambitious is not wrong, as it's the first step to success and it leads us to work towards what we want.

25 Things You Might Want to Know About Your Partner Before You Tie the Knot

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 05.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

And yet, engaging in the dialogue that can ensue from these questions can be the very thing that we need to do in order to support the health and vitality of our relationship and to minimize the likelihood of being "broadsided" by some very unsettling revelations further down the road.

50 Years Later, Let's Renew The Voting Rights Act

Page Gardner | Posted 08.06.2016 | Politics
Page Gardner

We stand with the President and other defenders of equality in urging protection of the Voting Rights Act. Let's be clear: The recent laws passed in many states to restrict voting rights are not about reducing "voter fraud." They are meant simply to erect barriers to voting for people of color.

Overcoming Intimidation at Oxford

Elodie Cheesman | Posted 06.28.2015 | Women
Elodie Cheesman

we all start from different stages of skill and knowledge, and have different priorities and aims. We're all running different races, and to use others as a yardstick for individual success would be as fruitless as comparing how well I can construct an analogy to how fast you can eat hot dogs.

The Radical Choice of Militant Kindness

Kindness Blog | Posted 01.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Kindness Blog

Kindness. It seems like such an easy choice. But a crazy thing happens when you drop your guard and step from behind that icy stand-offish barrier: people become comfortable around you.

The Abdication of the Press, and the Harm it Does American Democracy

Andy Schmookler | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics
Andy Schmookler

With a press that regards itself as having fulfilled its responsibilities when it treats the truth and the lie evenhandedly, is it any wonder that we are in an era where the lie so often defeats the truth?

Right-wing Destructiveness Plus Liberal Weakness: The Dangerous Combination Behind America's National Crisis

Andy Schmookler | Posted 10.20.2014 | Politics
Andy Schmookler

The Republican Party has become the instrument of a destructive force, while the response of Liberal America (including the Democratic Party) to this threat has been woefully weak.

Half Caff Gaff

Linda Roy | Posted 08.25.2014 | Comedy
Linda Roy

On a particularly trying day befitting the choice of a comforting cup of something that will strain my wallet, if not my sensibilities, the local donut shop is passed over in favor of the one which makes me feel an ounce -- or eight -- of privilege.

Not Yours to Touch, Sir

Amanda Magee | Posted 08.02.2014 | Women
Amanda Magee

I struggled not to curve my shoulders in and walk so that my heels were less noticeable. When I left my house I'd felt incredible, dressed for a day at work, yet two men felt it was their place to question my decisions.

Remembering Environmental Defenders

Erich Pica | Posted 07.26.2014 | Green
Erich Pica

On Memorial Day, there is nothing more haunting, tranquil and inspiring as listening to taps being played at a cemetery honoring the men and woman who...

Gun Toters Being 'Bullied' by... Moms?

Robert L. Cavnar | Posted 07.16.2014 | Politics
Robert L. Cavnar

Probably one of the weirdest hashtags in use today is #guncontrolbullies, coined by Open Carry, a loose affiliation of state organizations, which holds protests around the country at which zealots parade around with loaded firearms in public places.

7 Reasons to Never Feel Intimidated

Susie Moore | Posted 06.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

We are all equal, my friends. We are also beautifully different from one another, too -- which means all of us have some unique value and flavor to add to a conversation or social setting. If only we really knew and believed this this!

Survey: Is Buying Artwork Scarier Than Buying a Car?

Stephen Tanenbaum | Posted 06.14.2014 | Arts
Stephen Tanenbaum

Many think art -- particularly original art -- is prohibitively expensive because they hear about the multimillion-dollar auction results at Christie's or get blindsided by the number of zeros on the wall at their local galleries. As a result, they don't buy.

An Open Letter to Cyberbullies

Mark Weinstein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

You, the faceless one, who hides behind empty words. You, the unhappy one, spreading your misery through harassment and humiliation. You, the angry one, trying to feel powerful by intimidating others with your hate. I refuse to let you hurt me.

Are You Intimidated by Yoga? Get Over It and Get Into the Practice

Julie Buckner | Posted 11.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Julie Buckner

Whether your journey is physical, philosophical or spiritual, once you're practicing regularly, you'll find like-minded folks, who share similar values and interests. You'll find community, a sense of belonging and being together.

The Arrest of Adilur Rahman Khan and the Threat to Bangladeshi Activists

Kirsten Han | Posted 10.29.2013 | World
Kirsten Han

The first time I met Adilur Rahman Khan was my very first time in Bangladesh. He and his human rights organization Odhikar had been helping us with ou...

Attack on Trayvon Martin Is an Attack on America

Leslie K. Stein | Posted 09.14.2013 | Crime
Leslie K. Stein

Voter suppression and "stand your ground" are attacks on America's 99 percent. Sound crazy? They are attacks on reasonableness. Voter suppression a...

A Walk to the Store

Mark Zubro | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Mark Zubro

Except for a few blips, I always presumed that the overall reaction to my being an openly gay teacher and a gay author was reasonably benign. Then the following occurred.

Wolves at the Polls

Jeff Danziger | Posted 07.31.2012 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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Janell Ross

Defiant Joe Arpaio Still The Leading Candidate For Sheriff

HuffingtonPost.com | Janell Ross | Posted 05.18.2012 | Latino Voices

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, 79, will vie for reelection in November. The five-term Phoenix-area sheriff appears to remain the frontrunner, unf...

Confronting The Negativity Bias

Rick Hanson, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rick Hanson, Ph.D.

By bringing mindful awareness to how your brain reacts to feeling threatened, you can stimulate the neural substrates of a mind that has more calm, wisdom and sense of inner strength.

'Serious Concerns' Of Fraud In Afghan Elections

AP / Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP)-- The main Afghan election observer group said it had serious concerns about the legitimacy of this weekend's parliamentary vo...

The "Intimidation" Argument: Conservative Hypocrisy on Parade

Waymon Hudson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Waymon Hudson

There's a new cry of outrage coming from the far right and conservative circles. They've started playing the victim card as the new go-to meme: intimidation from the mean, militant gays.

Lieberman's Right on Fort Hood

Norm Stamper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norm Stamper

When campaigning for John McCain Lieberman actually declared Sarah Palin fit to be president. Yet, when it comes to the Fort Hood slayings, Joe Lieberman is spot on.

Corruption In Wind Power: Upstate New York's Intimidation Problem

New York Times | Nicholas Confessore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BURKE, N.Y. -- Everywhere that Janet and Ken Tacy looked, the wind companies had been there first. Dozens of people in their small town had already s...