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The Truth About 'Identity Politics'

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 05.17.2017 | Women
Joan E. Dowlin

This phrase “Identity Politics” has been bandied about a lot since the 2016 presidential election. Mostly it has been used to bash women and femin...

What The 1970 Kent State Shootings Tell Us About University Protests Then And Now

The Conversation US | Posted 05.12.2017 | Politics
The Conversation US

By John Grabowski, Case Western Reserve University In 1997, a student I taught while I was a Fulbright scholar in Turkey came to visit our home in C...

Trump’s First 100 Days Have Already Eroded Our Justice System

Nan Aron | Posted 05.02.2017 | Politics
Nan Aron

Controversy over President Trump’s first 100 days is raging, with many analysts maintaining that the president has achieved almost nothing of substa...

Donald Trump Promised Ten Of These Things, Guess Which One He Actually Did

The Huffington Post | Eliot Nelson | Posted 04.27.2017 | Politics

Like what you read below? Sign up for HUFFPOST HILL and get a cheeky dose of political news every evening! Today is Take Your Child to Work Day, an a...

Political Anti-Semitism Is Still Anti-Semitism. It's Time For San Diego State To Recognize That.

Anthony Berteaux | Posted 04.17.2017 | Education
Anthony Berteaux

This Wednesday afternoon, students at San Diego State will debate and discuss the merits of a finalized student resolution condemning anti-Semitism. T...

The Harm I Caused This Political Season

The Good Men Project | Posted 04.06.2017 | Politics
The Good Men Project

“Forgiveness and reconciliation are not just ethereal, spiritual, and otherworldly activities. They have to do with the real world. They are realpol...

Unemployment Drug Testing Resolution Awaits Trump's Signature

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 03.14.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Congress has sent President Donald Trump a measure undoing regulations controlling how states can make unemployed people pee in cups to...

Trump Axes Rule Meant To Keep Guns From Those With Mental Illness

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 03.01.2017 | Politics

Following the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre, in which 20 children and six teachers were killed, then-President Barack Obama had a simple legislation reques...

Read The Full Text Of Donald Trump's First Major Speech To Congress

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.28.2017 | Politics

President Donald Trump gave his first major speech to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday. Trump spoke on immigration, the economy and education. R...

In The Middle East, Liberals Pay For Trump's Intolerance

James Dorsey | Posted 01.30.2017 | World
James Dorsey

US president Donald J. Trump’s fuelling of Islamophobia with his newly-imposed travel ban as well as his war on the mainstream media feed an increas...

Don't Let Trump's Press Conference Distract You From These 4 Crucial Stories

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 01.11.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― On Wednesday, President-elect Donald Trump is scheduled to give his first press conference since July. It follows President Barack Obam...

Athletes Who Inspired Off The Field In 2016

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 12.21.2016 | Sports

Athletes flexed their muscles off the field on a wide range of social and political issues in 2016. Star players from the NBA, the NFL and women’s s...

Ben & Jerry's Launches Its Most Political Ice Cream Flavor Yet

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 05.17.2016 | Taste

The election cycle is perking up, but Ben & Jerry's thinks our democracy has "gone a little sour." So the brand made an extra sweet (and punny) ice cr...

My Friends and I Went to a Ted Cruz Rally-- Here's What Happened

Taylor Vidmar | Posted 03.29.2017 | Teen
Taylor Vidmar

I believe that there are a lot of things we do in life not because they will be fun, but just because we want to say we did them. For me, one of those...

A 'Bill to Bill' Meeting with President Clinton

Bill Marriott | Posted 08.11.2013 | Impact
Bill Marriott

One of the benefits of being an old guy and living in Washington, D.C., is that I have had the privilege of meeting almost every U.S. President since Eisenhower.

Get Active! Get Engaged! Get Informed!

Ivanley Noisette | Posted 10.23.2012 | Media
Ivanley Noisette

The 24-hour news cycle is not always conducive to objective truth-seeking. Instead, it is often more proficient at focusing on surface generalizations and reaching premature and sometimes baseless conclusions.

Ten Things You Need Not Worry About

Mark Morford | Posted 05.28.2012 | Comedy
Mark Morford

There are plenty of things to concern yourself with. There are far too many things that wish to stress you out, slap you asunder and make you feel heavy, sad and lost. These should not be among them.

Obama's Rick Warren Pick Makes Perfectly Good Sense

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The 60 to 80 million Christian evangelicals are still too big, too important, and too politically strategic to ignore. Obama knows that and that's a big reason why Warren will pray at his inauguration.

Howard Zinn Will Vote For Obama But Says Direct Action is Needed

The Real News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Real News

"Obama will not fulfill that potential for change unless he is enveloped by a social movement, which is angry enough, powerful enough, [and] insistent enough"