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Guy Asks Protesters Where He Should Pick Up His Check For Protesting

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 02.24.2017 | Comedy

Donald Trump and his administration are telling the country that the Americans protesting him are being paid to do so. But if that’s true, some prot...

Man Leaps Over Barricade To Snatch Confederate Flag On Live TV

The Huffington Post | Hayley Miller | Posted 02.23.2017 | Politics

A Black Lives Matter activist has been arrested after making an incredible running leap through police tape to snatch away a Confederate flag at a dem...

How Republicans Divided and Conquered Wisconsin

Carrie Scherpelz | Posted 02.22.2017 | Politics
Carrie Scherpelz

Six years ago on a cold February day, I created a protest sign, my first ever, hastily scribbling the words “Member of the Union of Human Beings. I ...

Dissecting Gardner's Thoughts On The 'Paid Protesters' Allegedly Hounding Him

Jason Salzman | Posted 02.20.2017 | Politics
Jason Salzman

Shaun Boyd, the political reporter for Denver’s CBS affiliate, touched a nerve when she reported Jan. 27 that U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) thinks m...

Now the real works starts

Cate Montana | Posted 02.16.2017 | Impact
Cate Montana

Okay. He's president. Now the real work starts. But first there needs to be some fast healing. One of the best ways to defuse the pain of this partic...

Why the Women's March on Washington Broke Google

Margaret Gardiner | Posted 02.16.2017 | World
Margaret Gardiner

Why the Women's March on Washington Broke Google By Margaret Gardiner The Women's March on Washington broke google. Participants surpassed the limit ...

How The Indivisible Movement Is Fueling Resistance To Trump

Karin Kamp | Posted 02.16.2017 | Politics
Karin Kamp

A group of former congressional staffers put a document online two months ago to help mobilize citizens. To everyone’s surprise it has grown into a ...

What really COUNTS: A Sea of Pink Pussy Passion

Dawn Q Landau | Posted 02.15.2017 | Fifty
Dawn Q Landau

I decided to go to the March on Washington, as a promise to myself that I would never let hopelessness define me again. This past Election Day I wok...

Trump order: Fewer flags in the HBS classroom?

The Harbus | Posted 02.14.2017 | Business
The Harbus

By Emad Nadim, Harvard Business School, Class of 2018 and Contributor at The Harbus Harvard reacts to the implications of President Trump's Immigr...

I Marched for Hector

Rabbi Michael Rothbaum | Posted 02.14.2017 | Religion
Rabbi Michael Rothbaum

(Photo: Ben Sales) Last week, I attended a convening of rabbis and cantors from around the country, called together by T'ruah: The Rabbinic Call for ...

There's a National General Strike Happening Friday. Here's How You Can Participate.

Monique Svazlian Tallon, CPCC | Posted 02.15.2017 | Impact
Monique Svazlian Tallon, CPCC

Artwork by Ashley Bennett It's been three weeks since the new administration has been in place. Since then, we've seen hundreds of thousands of peopl...

Tennessee Considers Bill To Protect Drivers Who Hit Protesters

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 02.13.2017 | Politics

Republican lawmakers in Tennessee are pushing for a new law that would protect drivers who injure protesters who block traffic from being sued. The b...

African-American GIs of WWII: Fighting for democracy abroad and at home

The Conversation US | Posted 02.13.2017 | Black Voices
The Conversation US

By Maria Höhn, Vassar College Until the last decade, the contributions of African-American soldiers in World War II barely registered in America's c...

People's March for Education Justice

Alan Singer | Posted 02.13.2017 | Education
Alan Singer

Besty "Amway" DeVos clearly demonstrated at her confirmation hearings that she is unqualified to be Education Secretary. While her approval by Republi...

Betsy DeVos Tries To Enter Public School, Gets Blocked By Protesters

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 02.10.2017 | Politics

The woman in charge of all U.S. public schools was blocked from entering one by protesters on Friday morning. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos attem...

How We Move Forward As A School To Lead The Nation

Bill Shireman | Posted 02.09.2017 | Impact
Bill Shireman

Introduction by Bill Shireman Last week, UC Berkeley made national news when protests forced the cancellation of a talk by Breitbart firebrand Milo Y...

Preserving the dignity of anger

Sarah Illingworth | Posted 02.08.2017 | Impact
Sarah Illingworth

For me, anger has always been something to avoid - to avoid feeling and acting out of it myself, and to avoid triggering it in others. But there is a ...

Congressional Republicans Continue Taking Heat Over Obamacare Repeal

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 02.06.2017 | Politics

Republican members of Congress have made repealing the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, a top priority. But a lot of people opposed t...

Living In The Time Of Trump

Bryan Behar | Posted 02.05.2017 | Politics
Bryan Behar

I am tremendously nostalgic for the America of 3 weeks ago. It seems like a lifetime ago, as if it were something out of a history book. It feels like a national Brigadoon-- we can't even be sure it ever really happened.

NYC Medical Students Won't Accept Obamacare Repeal Without A Fight

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 02.02.2017 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK CITY ― Three hundred medical professionals, about 200 of them medical students, gathered in front of the News Corp. building in Manhattan o...

I'm Not Normally A Protester, But Jeez

Tiffany Beveridge | Posted 02.03.2017 | Politics
Tiffany Beveridge

I have participated in exactly two protests in my life, both of which have been within the last ten days. The first, the Women’s March I planned to ...

Where To? An International Movement for Equality and Human Rights

Stephan Said | Posted 02.01.2017 | Politics
Stephan Said

It is time for our movements for human rights and the environment to unite in one great, national and international movement for economic equality and...

Protesters Are Using 'Hamilton' Lyrics To Defend Rights Across The Country

The Huffington Post | Jillian Capewell | Posted 02.14.2017 | Arts

For HuffPost’s #LoveTakesAction series, we’re telling stories of how people are standing up to hate and supporting those most threatened. What wil...

Beyond Marching: Clever Campaigns

Henry Mintzberg | Posted 02.01.2017 | Politics
Henry Mintzberg

Missing from the marches on Saturday was Saul Alinsky, the legendary organizer of decades ago who, beyond marching, conceived clever campaigns to drive social change in America--by driving established authorities crazy.

We Cannot Afford Indifference

Rep. Jan Schakowsky | Posted 02.01.2017 | Politics
Rep. Jan Schakowsky

In recent weeks, I have heard eerie echoes of the past. President Trump proclaimed “America First” from the inauguration stage. As an American Jew...