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Was I Practicing Law Without A License?

Catherine Nagle | Posted 09.26.2016 | Politics
Catherine Nagle

This familiar cycle of standing up for the right cause is now even more apparent to me in the upcoming presidential election. It's as though my entire life focus has been observing too many people not standing up for what's right in this election.

There's An Imam In My Kayak

Mitzi Simmons | Posted 08.24.2016 | Politics
Mitzi Simmons

As a good crew mate, I want the president to see the hole in his "survival suit" -- and our own. That his climate change legacy, the President's concern for a warming and imperiled planet -- especially the belief that we can do something about it -- are inconsistent with Arctic drilling.

From Humble Beginnings to the White House: The Story of Monique Dorsainvil

Ola Ojewumi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Ola Ojewumi

As a child, I imagined the inner workings of the White House to be similar to the scenes I watched on The West Wing television show. As I grew older, I finally began to see past this Hollywood façade in exchange for a realistic view.

You Have to Be Really Stupid to Stir Up This Hornet's Nest: Pro-choice Women in Texas Angry as Hell

Vivian Norris | Posted 09.04.2013 | Politics
Vivian Norris

People will be talking about Senator Davis' filibuster for many years to come. Those who have made, and will make the trip to the capitol in Austin to make their voices heard, will become politicized forever. They will not forget the energy and solidarity which we have witnessed.

The Charmingly Offensive Road Tour

Will Durst | Posted 05.15.2013 | Comedy
Will Durst

Doesn't matter how much you schmooze, unless you find a way to muzzle the home district pit bulls on their right, you might as well blow those flirty kisses at a brick wall.

Why The Bain Capital Controversy Is So Damaging To GOP Chances This Fall

Robert Creamer | Posted 03.17.2012 | Politics
Robert Creamer

Mitt Romney's career on Wall Street -- which he apparently hoped would allow him to tout his credentials as a "job creator" -- will instead weigh down his election hopes like a massive millstone. There are six reasons why.

PHOTOS: Obamas Flip-Flop In Hawaii

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 12.28.2011 | Style

For Christmas the Obama family got (relatively) dressed up, with sundresses and cardis for the women and collared shirts for Mr. President. But as ...

Biggest Job Cuts Announcements Of 2011

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 11.12.2011 | Business

As companies closing shop or cutting costs stoke recession fears, the return of mass layoffs may be the U.S. economy's greatest concern. On the sam...

60 Ways To Fix The Jobs Crisis

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.02.2011 | Business

Talk about bad timing. On the Friday before President Obama's widely-anticipated jobs speech, news came of the economy adding no jobs -- yes, zero -- ...

As Oil Pierces $90/Barrel Time for the President Finally to Act

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

To date the president has barely dealt with the oil price malignancy threatening to destabilize the feeble economic recovery he has sponsored to date. It's time for him to act on his campaign promise in this regard.

After the Shellacking

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

It seems that since the midterm election a new political environment has begun to emerge. At stake now is not just the future of Barack Obama's leadership, but of the progressive movement generally.

The Military Wants Diversity -- Will Congress Stand in its Way?

Nathaniel Frank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nathaniel Frank

Democrats, in both the White House and Congress, are still scarred by the Rovian tactics of the past, which successfully used gay rights as a wedge issue against them.

Thanks... Again And Again And Again

Jon Soltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jon Soltz

As our soldiers watch the "thanks to the troops" videos during the football games today, they will be thinking one thing: "How many more Thanksgivings am I going to have to watch these videos from over here?"

Has President Obama Stopped Being a Sports Guy? Nah, He's Just Too Busy These Days...

Joe Favorito | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Joe Favorito

Time then moves ahead, and alas, our sporting President has moved on to bigger issues than pickup ball.

Clean Energy Advocates at GridWeek

Mike Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Smith

Consumer education is critical. Whether we as Americans will adopt smart grid and pay small surcharges, knowing the impact we have on carbon footprint, seems the biggest challenge.

The White House Office on Social Innovation: A New Paradigm for Solving Social Problems

Clayton M. Christensen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Clayton M. Christensen

If this new office can improve the context for social innovation, its impact will extend far beyond a new government bureaucracy -- it will transform the way we solve problems.

8 Ways To Kick An Online Rut And Start Socializing

Kari Henley | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kari Henley

I don't know about you, but to me, June equates to being outside. Weddings, graduations, picnics and parties; its as if we are all coming out of our w...

Picketing President Obama Is the Wrong Way to Get Blacks to Back Gay Marriage

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Many, perhaps the majority of blacks, can be won to back same sex marriage as a paramount civil rights issue. Because that's what it is. But picketing President Obama is the absolute wrong way to get them to do that.