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Soundcast Reviews: Wooden Overcoats, Gilbert Gottfried & Two Beers In

Marc Hershon | Posted 10.28.2016 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

Wooden Overcoats S2E1: The Ghost of Piffling Vale The delightfully funny and fast-paced soundcast sitcom Wooden Overcoats is back. It's been months s...

Pro-Bernie Blogger, Fired For Attacking Clinton Backers, Raises $25,000

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 05.22.2016 | Politics

A blogger who was fired after getting into a Twitter feud with Hillary Clinton backers on Thursday raised nearly $25,000 in less than 24 hours. Matt ...

The Nation's Joan Walsh Tears Into Mansplaining GOP Strategist

The Huffington Post | Judah Robinson | Posted 10.22.2015 | Media

EmbedContent(5628f0f1e4b0ec0a38935904,,Embed,html,Some({})) The Nation magazine's Joan Walsh wasn't having Republican strategist Doug Heye's mansplain...

Joan Walsh Leaves Salon For The Nation Magazine

The Huffington Post | Gabriel Arana | Posted 09.23.2015 | Media

The Nation magazine has hired Joan Walsh, a prominent Salon contributor who previously served as Salon's editor-in-chief for six years. Walsh, who sta...

Rand Paul, the NSA, John McCain, and

Eoin Higgins | Posted 06.12.2016 | Politics
Eoin Higgins

The alliance between Salon and McCain against Rand Paul is an interesting coming together of political foes. Essentially, their loathing of Paul overcomes their loathing of each other.

Will Congress Act on the Working Poor Crisis in 2014?

Jeffrey Buchanan | Posted 03.02.2014 | Politics
Jeffrey Buchanan

Much ink is spilt in end-of-year recaps this time of year, but the most compelling national analysis so far came from Joan Walsh of Salon. She proclaimed 2013 as the year "Americans discovered the crisis of the working poor." But unfortunately Congress still hasn't discovered it.

Joan Walsh: "They Are Trying To Repeal The 20th Century"

92nd Street Y | Posted 09.07.2013 | Politics
92nd Street Y

As part of 92Y's partnership with, editor at large Joan Walsh spoke with us about her disappointment with the Supreme Court's recent decisio...

BOTH SIDES NOW: Did SOTU Reveal an Educator/Organizer Going Big to Reduce Inequality and Transform Politics?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 02.17.2013 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgSpitzer & Matalin discuss SOTU: Not bold (Nat'l Journal)? Liberal boilerplate (McConnell)? Or an historic bid to shrink inequality and leave a progressive legacy? Then: Given Rubio's flop sweat and cliches, is he old whine in a new bottle?

BOTH SIDES NOW: So 'What's New?' Frum and Huffington on a 'New' GOP/Obama/Hillary

HuffPost Radio | Posted 02.11.2013 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgCantor softens GOP rhetoric -- a start? Obama tries a permanent campaign of aggressive, progressive governance -- that succeeding? And the famous and tired Secretary of State leaves after one term to ponder a presidential bid -- worked for Jefferson, will it for Hillary?

Dear Rush Limbaugh: I Know You Are But What Am I?

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted 05.06.2012 | Women
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

Real progress will happen when grown-ups no longer choose to listen to grown men behaving like children, or defend grown men behaving like children on the grounds that it's "entertaining."

Female Comedians Come Together To Support Planned Parenthood

Posted 11.26.2011 | Comedy

Comedian Lizz Winstead -- recently named HuffPost's "Greatest Person Of The Day" -- has spent her summer performing benefit shows all over the country...

The Rule of Law and Fear-Based Politics

Miles J. Zaremski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Miles J. Zaremski

In the past, we have relied on politicians to be truthful and honest. That, sadly, is no longer the case.

I'm Not Leaving Salon!

Joan Walsh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joan Walsh

You've probably heard the news: I'm stepping down from editorial management at Salon. But I'm certainly not leaving -- too many headlines used that shorthand to say I'm giving up my editing job.

Salon Editor Steps Down, Replaced By Top Deputy

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

*** UPDATE BELOW *** Joan Walsh, who has edited the web magazine Salon since 2005, announced Monday that she is stepping down from her post to write ...

The Top Ten Good Men Politicians

Tom Matlack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Matlack

At the Good Men Project Magazine, we want to believe that there are a few good men in politics. We need to believe it. So we spent the last few months looking for them.

Can Justin Coussoule Beat John Boehner?

Howie Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howie Klein

A former captain in the Army and a West Point grad and small business owner, Justin has a much better grasp on leadership than the allegedly golfing/drinking/lazy Boehner. OH-8 can make history and make America better in November.

Jason Linkins

'Game Change' Holds Out Women For Particular Contempt | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

I'll just note with sadness that maybe the political press is just better suited to grappling with gossip than with complex issues that affect the lives of millions of Americans.

The UR1HTR Virus ("Hate Flu"): Stop the Epidemic!

Lea Lane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lea Lane

The hate flu seems to thrive in the southern United States, with pockets found throughout the country, especially in rural areas.

How Progressive Groupthink Hindered Health Reform

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

How could the president get the idea that an individual mandate, especially without a public option, was a "goody" for progressives?

Women in the Media: A Night of Recognition

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Marcia G. Yerman

The Women's Media Center was packed with women active in old and new media, advocacy, and culture.

Note to O'Reilly: Women Deserve Protections -- Not Fetuses

Leonce Gaiter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Leonce Gaiter

Women deserve legal protection, and as long as a fetus is part of a woman's body, it has protections through her.

Jason Linkins

O'Reilly Rages Against Joan Walsh Over Tiller Murder (VIDEO) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Joan Walsh went on the O'Reilly Factor Friday night having publicly vowed to be well-prepared to defend the reproductive rights of women and the legality of Dr. Tiller's clinical practice, and truly doled out some major ownage.

Sam Stein

Dick Armey To Joan Walsh: "I'm So Glad You Can Never Be My Wife" (VIDEO) | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In a heated debate over the state of politics and the economy on Wednesday night, former House Majority Leader Dick Armey almost certainly crossed the...

Dicks Cheney and Armey and Other Republicans

Lea Lane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lea Lane

Without a full accounting, and justice applied, Dicks such as Cheney and Armey will continue sneering and laughing in the face of all of us.

Christopher Hitchens Battles Joan Walsh Over Obama's Foreign Policy Team On Hardball (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

President-elect Barack Obama announced his national security team today, and the confirmation of Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State, and Eric Holde...