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The Ugly Reality Of Solitary Confinement

The Huffington Post | Braden Goyette | Posted 04.24.2014 | Politics

Filmmaker Dan Edge knew he had to make a documentary about solitary confinement after the head of Colorado's prison system was murdered. Edge had g...

My Hypocrisy as an NFL Fan

Avi Sinensky | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Avi Sinensky

NFL players are dying. And they're doing it for our entertainment.

Players and Public Lose While NFL Reigns Victorious

Michael V. Kaplen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Michael V. Kaplen

Goddell's disingenuous portrayal of the league's concern about the health and safety of the players is incredible at best. His assertion that the league has been forthcoming with medical information as it has become available, defies credulity.

'League Of Denial' Director: 'Our Film Is The Only Way People Are Going To Know'

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 10.08.2013 | Sports

With the NFL having reached a settlement with former players in a landmark concussion lawsuit earlier this year, the PBS "Frontline" documentary "Leag...

While Cameron Defers to Parliament, Obama Locks Into Warfare State of Mind

Norman Solomon | Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics
Norman Solomon

The British Parliament's rejection of an attack on Syria is a direct contrast -- and implicit challenge -- to the political war system of the United States. Now all eyes turn to Congress, where the bar has suddenly been raised.

ESPN vs. NFL: A Win for the NFL Is a Loss for the Players and Fans

Leslie Gerwin | Posted 10.30.2013 | Media
Leslie Gerwin

Not only might more people watch the Frontline broadcast, if only to see what "the fuss" is about, but some might also consider whether the current power and brand of the NFL is worth their continuing unconditional support.

REPORT: NFL Pressured ESPN To Abandon Concussion Investigation

Posted 08.23.2013 | Sports

ESPN on Thursday suddenly ended its collaboration with PBS' "Frontline" on an investigation into the NFL's response to concussions and head injuries a...

Dave Jamieson

NFL Players Union Rips ESPN: 'Sad Day' For Journalism | Dave Jamieson | Posted 08.23.2013 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- In the wake of a report that ESPN bowed out of a joint investigative project with PBS on NFL player concussions, the union representing ...

The Price of Justice for a Raped Pakistani Girl

Phyllis Chesler | Posted 07.30.2013 | World
Phyllis Chesler

Men who rape girls in tribal areas feel no guilt. Kainat's accused rapists were enraged when their victim dared speak out. They hotly denied Kainat's charges.

Losing Faith in the West, Finding it in Islam -- the New Face of Syria's Civil War

Olly Lambert | Posted 04.13.2013 | World
Olly Lambert

As the death toll mounts and the West struggles to decide what to do, ordinary Syrians like Ahmad are looking to other powers to give them the weapons or simply the courage they crave. Perhaps after two years, Bashar al-Assad is finally getting the war he always wanted.

Lawyer Who Investigated Wall Street Goes To Work On Behalf Of Big Banks

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 03.29.2013 | Politics

Former Department of Justice criminal division chief Lanny Breuer has announced that he will rejoin the law firm where he spent much of his career. ...

What Now? Continuing the National Conversation After Newtown

Paula Kerger | Posted 04.21.2013 | Politics
Paula Kerger

As we wrestle with the very serious issues raised by the tragedy in Newtown, I think that we can all agree on one thing: there is not just one solution to this problem, or one answer to the question of "What now?"

By Their Responses, Ye Shall Know Them

William K. Black | Posted 03.30.2013 | Business
William K. Black

Recent scandals have shown that the Justice Department is ruthless, even lethal, at using threats to prosecute such releases of information in a manner that brings great disgrace onto the prosecutors' special ethical duty to always seek "justice."

Crime and No Punishment

Dennis M. Kelleher | Posted 03.26.2013 | Business
Dennis M. Kelleher

The American people are not stupid. They see the double standard. They know that there are two sets of laws in the country: one for the rich, powerful and well connected of Wall Street and one for everyone else on Main Street.

WATCH: 'Frontline' Producer Previews Wall Street Fraud Investigation

HuffPost Live | John Stephens | Posted 01.22.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Martin Smith, producer of the new PBS Frontline episode, "The Untouchables," joined HuffPost Live Tuesday to discuss his investigation into the lack o...

No More Girl Heroes: Outlawed in Pakistan

Deborah Stambler | Posted 01.16.2013 | World
Deborah Stambler

Reading story after story of girls and women being brutally attacked and raped, I've realized that I don't want one more teenage girl to have to step up and be brave in front of the camera. Or to speak out on behalf of victims everywhere. I want the violence and rape to stop.

Why School Is So Boring

John Thompson | Posted 12.16.2012 | Education
John Thompson

A first rule of education should be, "Listen to the students and they will teach you how to teach them." It can be a frightening policy. Few things are more painful to teachers than the words, "I'm bored!"

We Need to be More Strongly Committed to Ending AIDS

Akilah Bolden-Monifa | Posted 09.28.2012 | Black Voices
Akilah Bolden-Monifa

African Americans represent half of all new HIV/AIDS cases in the United States. And if black America were a country, it would have the 16th-highest HIV/AIDS epidemic rate in the world.

High School Dropout Potential Could Be Determined In Middle School

Posted 07.18.2012 | Education

A report by PBS's Frontline examines the work of Johns Hopkins researcher Dr. Robert Balfanz, who suggests there is a key period in middle school that...

WATCH: Is The End Of AIDS In Sight?

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 07.13.2012 | Black Voices

In the time it takes to read this article, someone in the United States will contract HIV and, according to recent statistics, there's a 50 percent ch...

WATCH: Up Close With Al Qaeda

Posted 05.30.2012 | World

Yemen has taken center stage in the war against Al Qaeda, with President Barack Obama recently describing the country as a hub for foreign terrorists....

Hanging Out With Ruben Navarrette

Pablo Manriquez | Posted 07.29.2012 | Latino Voices
Pablo Manriquez

The American Dream is Ruben Navarrette's story. Latino. Harvard. Writer against his father's wishes.

PBS Going Hyperlocal -- Look Out Sesame Street

Rick Robinson | Posted 08.08.2011 | Media
Rick Robinson

PBS wants to bring culture to the neighborhood; to share among others. To be local while not being hyper. To cooperate.

Michael Calderone

Assange Calls Manning Coverage 'Appalling' | Michael Calderone | Posted 07.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Julian Assange called out the Obama administration for its aggressive pursuit of leakers and criticized media co...

Finding God in the ICU

Rev. Amy Ziettlow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Amy Ziettlow

In hospice care, we realize that patients deserve a team of professionals with diverse backgrounds and perspectives in order to serve the person's physical, emotional, relational and spiritual needs.