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From New Deal to the art of the deal: how the neoliberal project led to Trump

The Conversation Global | Posted 01.22.2017 | Business
The Conversation Global

The last fortnight has yielded three spectacles reflecting the demise of the left, the rise of a new reactionary right and a novel political era more ...

Trump's inauguration ushers in 2017, the year of the strongman

The Conversation Global | Posted 01.20.2017 | Politics
The Conversation Global

Jonathan Ernst/Reuters Oliver Stuenkel, Fundação Getúlio Vargas Donald Trump's inauguration on January 20 exemplifies a phenomenon that is likely...

Between walls and bridges: diplomacy in a new century - An interview with Lord Peter Ricketts

St. Gallen Symposium | Posted 12.23.2016 | Politics
St. Gallen Symposium

By Grégoire ROOS, member of the St. Gallen Symposium's global Leaders of Tomorrow Community A freshly retired British diplomat, Lord Ricketts joined...

Disenfranchised people, enfranchised elites

St. Gallen Symposium | Posted 11.17.2016 | Home
St. Gallen Symposium

Geoffroy Dolphin, Member of the St. Gallen Symposium's global Leaders of Tomorrow Community In 1956, C.W. Mills suggested that the fate of ordinary c...

The Latest Greatest Story On Planet Earth

Cate Montana | Posted 08.02.2016 | Impact
Cate Montana

Now is the time for balance between opposites. As Egnew points out in her video Hillary is a bridge between the masculine and the feminine, between the Old Guard and the New.

Jeremy Corbyn and the People Versus the Media: The End of Manufactured Consent?

Kadira Pethiyagoda | Posted 09.04.2016 | Home
Kadira Pethiyagoda

In future history classrooms, students will likely be told the tale of the tag-team assault on Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn by the mainstream media and MPs.

Democratic Primaries in the Shadow of Neoliberalism

David Coates | Posted 05.18.2016 | Politics
David Coates

Across the Democratic coalition as a whole, the last seven years have witnessed the increasing presence in the progressive policy debate of two linked but competing lists of policy preferences.

Andrew Sullivan Inadvertently Shows How Not to Defeat Trump

Jim Sleeper | Posted 05.06.2016 | Politics
Jim Sleeper

I'll write and work and vote for Hillary Clinton against Trump this fall, but not because I've been told that corporate money in elections and the marketization of everything aren't dissolving our citizenship and democracy

Don't Go Away Mad, Just Go?

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 04.25.2016 | Queer Voices
Richard J. Rosendall

In U.S. as in UK, stormy exits only lead into a storm. When Britain's digital spy chief Robert Hannigan apologized on April 15 for his agency's his...

Why Jeb Matters -- what his campaign meant

Arnold Steinberg | Posted 02.23.2017 | Politics
Arnold Steinberg

All the money in the world couldn't convey why he was even running. For all the progressive whiners reading this, the dismal failure of the Jeb Bu...

Bill Clinton With Madeleine Albright and Gloria Steinem to the Rescue!

Arnold Steinberg | Posted 02.08.2017 | Politics
Arnold Steinberg

Is It Too Late For Madeleine And Gloria To Register For The Draft? The gender card keeps getting dealt Bill Clinton is lashing out today at the sup...

Amos Gitai: With Rabin, The Last Day, Israel's Godard Takes on Netanyahu, Extremist Rabbis, and an Artist's Duty

Brandon Judell | Posted 01.29.2017 | Arts
Brandon Judell

Amos Gitai. If you can recall when Vincent D'Onofrio was sexy, Gitai has that sort of confrontational charm. He turns you on while he sets you on edge...

An Independent Voting Chicana's Case for Hillary

DeeDee Garcia Blase | Posted 01.26.2017 | Latino Voices
DeeDee Garcia Blase

Photo Credit: 'HRC' by Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes Key Swing Moderate Independent Voters Should Consider Hillary I was formerly a registered Repu...

Democratic Socialism: Stuff Happens

Arnold Steinberg | Posted 01.18.2017 | Politics
Arnold Steinberg

DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz could not explain the difference between a Democrat and a socialist. But she did limit the number of Democratic deb...

Ronald Reagan Would Be Denounced as a Foreign Policy Weakling by Today's GOP Presidential Candidates

Doug Bandow | Posted 01.04.2017 | Politics
Doug Bandow

Reagan likely would find the entire discussion a bit, well, "liberal" in the sense of assuming that more dollars spent is the only way to deliver more security.

You're Sleeping? For Shame!

Michael Larson | Posted 12.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Michael Larson

When it comes to sleeping, well established to be as important as exercising and eating right, the story is much different as our pride gets turned upside down. We're proud of our sleep deprivation.

$10 Bill

Jonathan Richards | Posted 09.18.2016 | Politics
Jonathan Richards

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Really, Jeb Bush? There's No American Woman Worth A Spot On The $10 Bill?

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 09.17.2015 | Politics

When the Republican presidential candidates were asked during Wednesday's debate which woman they'd choose to put on the $10 bill, things got weird. I...

Margaret Thatcher Used 'Electrical Baths' To Stay Youthful

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 01.06.2017 | HuffPost Live 321

When journalist Gail Sheehy interviewed Margaret Thatcher for Vanity Fair in 1989, there was plenty to discuss: Thatcher's childhood, her relationship...

It's Time Florida Starts Saving Lives

Gary Stein | Posted 07.09.2016 | Miami
Gary Stein

Florida, due to its lack of action on the matter, has 30 years of data and success rates around the country and around the world to verify that Needle-exchange programs work as they take yet another year to make a decision to start one.

Killing Monica, a Conversation With Candace Bushnell

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 06.24.2016 | Home
Mark Rubinstein

Candace Bushnell is a novelist and television producer who, from 1994-1996, wrote a column for The New York Observer, which was adapted into the bestselling anthology, Sex and the City. It became the basis for the HBO hit series of the same name.

Here's When The Rest Of The World Elected Their First Female Leaders

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 04.20.2015 | Home

Every week, we bring you one overlooked aspect of the stories that made news in recent days. You noticed the media forgot all about another story's ba...

The Audience: The Queen Reigns Supreme

Danny Groner | Posted 05.11.2015 | New York
Danny Groner

For one night, the regal and majestic qualities of royalty have you wondering about a world that never before felt so close at hand.

Aisle View: The Queen Takes the Stage

Steven Suskin | Posted 05.08.2015 | Arts
Steven Suskin

The Audience gives us Ms. Mirren, but is likely to be a one-shot arrow. The star's performance is more than enough to carry the day, and carry the play, to surefire success; while Elizabeth The Queen has her supporters and her detractors, Mirren's canny and well-rounded performance is sure to garner unanimous huzzahs.

The Israeli Elections Are a Joke -- and Sometimes, They're Even Funny

Omri Marcus | Posted 04.06.2015 | Media
Omri Marcus

The most important element of comedy is timing -- and in Israel, comedy and timing can be friends or they can be foes. No matter how funny the election campaign videos are, we live in a serious, disastrous neighborhood, and sometimes the reality calls for seriousness.