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The Surging Humane Economy

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 04.18.2016 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

Embracing animal protection is no longer a burden or a sacrifice. It's an opportunity for us as individuals to grow and to be empowered, and for businesses to grow and to connect with consumers.

How to Beat ISIS: It's Counter Intuitive

Alan Kelly | Posted 11.26.2016 | World
Alan Kelly

The developed nations, and most especially the United States, have long been frustrated at their poor ability to do what diplomats and politicos carefully call winning hearts and minds.

Can We Depoliticize EPA and Bergdahl Debate? (So Far, No.)

HuffPost Radio | Posted 06.08.2014 | Politics
HuffPost Radio


BSN assumes that a) man-made carbon is accelerating warming & b) the Bergdahl swap was a 51-49 decision. Within these boundries, Lowry/Reagan clash over the EPA rule's "war on coal" and the price we paid to bring home the Afghan War's last American POW. In both, Obama acts on "Yes we can" while GOP critics say "Yes but."

Kathleen Parker on School Food: It's All the Feminists' Fault

Bettina Elias Siegel | Posted 08.03.2014 | Parents
Bettina Elias Siegel

I'll say one thing for Parker's world view: it's certainly seductive in its simplicity. Instead of having to attack the multiple root causes of two entrenched societal ills, childhood obesity and childhood hunger, we just have to do one thing -- roll back the clock to upper middle class suburbia, circa 1955.

Friday Talking Points -- 2014 the Year of the Marijuana Voter?

Chris Weigant | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Will 2014 (or perhaps 2016) become known as the "Year Of The Marijuana Voter"? This question can now be seriously asked, because the issue of radically reforming marijuana laws seems to be growing bigger and more imperative with each passing week.

Undeserved Columnist Bashing: Empty Calorie Screeds on Kathleen Parker and Others

Suzette Standring | Posted 03.08.2014 | Media
Suzette Standring

Let's talk about needless savagery that poses as column writing. On a seesaw of best and worst, columnist Kathleen Parker of the Washington Post is a ...

Weiner AND Spitzer? This Is Too Much Fun

Posted 09.17.2013 | Comedy

Is anything more fortuitous for a late night comedian than the fact that Eliot Spitzer and Anthony Weiner are running for office in New York City? The...

Another WaPo Columnist Defends Racial Profiling Of Trayvon Martin

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 07.17.2013 | Media

One day after Richard Cohen's incendiary column about Trayvon Martin, the Washington Post's Kathleen Parker defended the racial profiling of Martin as...

Does Liberty and Justice for All Include Our Boys?

Tim Wright | Posted 09.03.2013 | Politics
Tim Wright

As our nation rounds the corner on another birthday and continues its long history of trying to figure out exactly what it means to be a nation of liberty and justice for all, it's a good time to look at an increasingly "lost" group in our culture: our sons.

A Banner Year for Women? Winning Is About More than Numbers

Barbara Lee | Posted 12.17.2012 | Politics
Barbara Lee

The "year of the woman" has gone through as many iterations as Mitt Romney's stance on abortion.

The Second Time Around: Don't Underestimate Barack

Jon Eig | Posted 08.08.2012 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

When syndicated columnist Kathleen Parker recently compared Barack Obama and Bill Clinton to Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin, I was eager to follow her argument. See, I don't know a lot about our current and former presidents, but I know an awful lot about the Chairman and Dino.

Repudiating Limbaugh: A Matter of Integrity, Not Politics

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 05.05.2012 | Politics
Menachem Rosensaft

It would behoove every one of us, especially those of us who are husbands, fathers of daughters or who have women as friends and colleagues, to also ask ourselves one simple question before we vote for anyone: Has he or she been willing to stand up to the likes of Rush Limbaugh?

The Agenda We Left Behind

Patricia McGuire | Posted 11.14.2011 | DC
Patricia McGuire

After September 11, who could dare speak of the need to reinvigorate the War on Poverty, what with the War on Terror consuming most of our fiscal and emotional resources? A decade later, the region remains divided, unconscionably so.

Why We Need To Engage Women In War, Hunger, Environment Issues

Jamie Bechtel | Posted 06.23.2011 | Impact
Jamie Bechtel

While the fighting over the struggle in Afghanistan continues, it's time we looked at prioritizing "women's rights" around the world.

Some Thoughts on the Donald's Next Letter to the Editor

Dorian de Wind | Posted 06.19.2011 | Politics
Dorian de Wind

After New York Times columnist Gail Collins wrote a blistering yet candid column in the Times mocking Donald Trump's presidential aspirations and debu...

February Ratings: A Good Month for CNN

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

CNN continues to lag behind FoxNews and MSNBC in total viewers. But in February, thanks to the upheaval in Northern Africa, CNN was the only one of th...

Did Sexism Fell Kathleen Parker?

Amy Siskind | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Amy Siskind

Let's face it, CNN has a women problem. Need proof? Do the math. Last year, seven major anchors left CNN. Of the seven, five were women!

Kathleen Parker Dropped From 'Parker Spitzer'

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Kathleen Parker has been dropped from "Parker Spitzer," and the show is being replaced by a new show called "In The Arena," the network announced Frid...

Boehner: 'We're Broke'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John Boehner visited CNN's "Parker Spitzer" Wednesday to discuss Obama's State of the Union address, and he didn't hesitate to cut right to the chase....

Fox News Warns That Without Angry Rhetoric It Will Have 24 Hours to Fill

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

Fox is preparing for a "worst-case scenario" in which it was pressured to air responsible statements in place of its current programming: "If it comes to that, God forbid, we'll just air 24 hours of 24."

CNN Might REPLACE Kathleen Parker On 'Parker Spitzer': Report

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

UPDATE: The New York Post's Tara Palmeri reports that Kathleen Parker is almost certain to be replaced as the co-host of CNN's 8 PM show. "There's no...

'Parker Spitzer' Getting Time To Grow | SAM SCHECHNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Eliot Spitzer's debut on CNN's prime-time lineup has been greeted by tepid viewing and some scathing reviews. But the network plans to give the former...

Tension At 'Parker Spitzer'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The low ratings for "Parker Spitzer" --co-hosted by conservative writer Kathleen Parker and former New York governor Eliot Spitzer -- are causing ten...

Kathleen Parker Threatening To Quit 'Parker Spitzer': Report

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Kathleen Parker has grown so tired of co-host Eliot Spitzer that she is threatening to leave CNN's "Parker Spitzer," according to a report in the New ...

Kathleen Parker On Move To NY: 'The Oppression Of Bureaucratic Order Is A Fresh Sort Of Hell'

Washington Post | Kathleen Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

If you live in a large urban area, chances are you are accustomed to lots of rules and regs. But to the newcomer, fresh from living largely independen...