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Union Hyatt Regency Workers Hold One-Day Strike

Posted 08.20.2011 | Chicago

Union workers at Chicago's Hyatt Regency launched a one-day strike Monday at the 151 E. Wacker Drive location as they called for better working condit...

Saki Knafo

Giving A Face To 'Anonymous': A Meeting With A Member Of The Secret Society Of Hackers | Saki Knafo | Posted 08.15.2011 | Technology

Here's the thing about the secret international brotherhood of Internet bandits called Anonymous: It's kind of hard to get an interview with them. Whe...

The Sort of Revolution in Puerta del Sol

Danna Harman | Posted 07.27.2011 | World
Danna Harman

"They did not bring down the government in Cairo's Tahrir by doing meditation sessions and offering free popcorn," remarks a young policeman. "Part of their problem here... is that they don't have tanks to confront."

Joy Resmovits

Antonio Villaraigosa: Tough on Teacher Tenure | Joy Resmovits | Posted 07.20.2011 | Education

School districts around the country are toughening standards for grading teachers. And if Antonio Villaraigosa has his way, Los Angeles could be next....

Freedom, Satire & Toothpicks: Highlights This Week

Posted 06.30.2011 | Arts

Innovation, satire and fighting for what you believe it have been themes on HuffPost Arts this week. We questioned controversial trends: historic cari...

PHOTOS: Art In The Streets of Hong Kong For Ai Weiwei

The Huffington Post | Travis Korte | Posted 06.25.2011 | Arts

Thousands of protestors took to the streets this weekend to protest the continued detainment of artist Ai Weiwei. The demonstrations, held in the some...

Saki Knafo

Quran-Burning Pastor's Jailing Raises First Amendment Questions | Saki Knafo | Posted 06.23.2011 | Religion

This story was reported in collaboration with Jessica Carreras from Dearborn's Last month, the pastor of a tiny church in Florida dresse...

New York City Says "Don't be Related to Walmart!"

Matt Ryan | Posted 06.13.2011 | New York
Matt Ryan

Nearly a hundred singing and dancing New Yorkers converged on Related's lobby to let the mega-developer know we don't want it opening the floodgates for Walmart to take over our city.

Tea Party, Labor Spend big in Wisconsin High Court Race

AP | By DINESH RAMDE | Posted 06.03.2011 | Politics

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Pro-labor organizations and one of the country's largest tea party groups are pouring money into Tuesday's Wisconsin Supreme Court e...

More Die In Second Day Of Quran Burning Protests In Afghanistan

AP | By PATRICK QUINN | Posted 06.01.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- Afghans rioted for a second day Saturday to protest the burning of a Quran in Florida, killing nine people in Kandahar and injur...

Switch Off the TV

Ben Cohen | Posted 05.30.2011 | Politics
Ben Cohen

I stopped watching television about 8 months ago, partly because the bill was so high but mostly because I could not bear to watch the corporate news a second longer.

Green News Report: March 29, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.29.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Fallout f...

Educating for Democracy: The 'War on the Poor'

Joel Shatzky | Posted 05.28.2011 | Education
Joel Shatzky

Over 45 years after the "War on Poverty", we are faced with a "For the Few Deal" -- what I would call a full-fledged "War on the Poor."

Hell-Raising Artist Rallies Support For Protests Against UK Tuition Hikes

ARTINFO | Posted 05.27.2011 | Arts

For months, the United Kingdom has been roiled by student protests standing up to the coalition government's attempt to sharply raise annual tuition a...

Government Supporters, Police Attack Jordan Protest, One Dead

AP | By JAMAL HALABY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

AMMAN, Jordan -- Protesters demanding reforms clashed with government supporters in the center of Jordan's capital on Friday, pelting each other stone...

Islamophobia: The Challenge Of Our Generation

Frank Fredericks | Posted 05.26.2011 | Religion
Frank Fredericks

At no point does the issue of national security justify indiscriminate protests against the building of mosques or the protesting of Muslims engaging in their constitutional rights of prayer and worship.

The War on Workers: L.A. Is On!

James P. Hoffa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
James P. Hoffa

It's not just about red states and blue states, it's not about public sector versus private sector workers, and it's not about any of the other propaganda that gets thrown around to divide Americans. It's about all of us.

A 'Real' Grassroots Movement

Jim Worth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Worth

Saturday's welcome home gathering in Madison, Wisconsin was the 'real' thing! Ostensibly overshadowed by the events in Japan, uncovered by a weak med...

Field of Change

Reverend Billy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Reverend Billy

We are lucky to have change come looking for us lately. Tunis and Cairo and Yemen, and the brave public space crowdings in that part of the world, and Wisconsin too... We've been shown what it takes.

Lucia Graves

Clergy Perform Exorcism On Chase Bank To Banish 'Demons Of Selfishness, Avarice' | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Angered by mortgage policies that fail to address the national foreclosure crisis, members of New York's clergy gathered in front of JPMorgan Chase's ...

Times Square Rally Opposing Muslim 'Radicalization' Hearings (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

On Sunday March 6, opponents of upcoming Congressional hearings on the "radicalization" of Muslim Americans gathered in Times Square for a rally calle...

How Wisconsin Can Turn Austerity Into Prosperity: Own a Bank

Ellen Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ellen Brown

The budget woes of Wisconsin and other states were not caused by overspending on employee benefits. The "cure" is to get credit flowing again in the local economy, and this can be done by using state assets to capitalize state-owned banks.

Qatar: Why Protests Won't Happen Here

Shabina S. Khatri | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Shabina S. Khatri

As people across the Middle East rally against their regimes, Qatar appears to be the only country in the Arabian Gulf to escape unscathed by the politics. There are a dozen reasons why.

Go to Wisconsin, President Obama

Paul Loeb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Loeb

The Republican master story blames those workers who still cling to middle class jobs for America's problems. Obama needs to put forth a more accurate narrative.

Time to Take off the Rose-Tinted Glasses in the Middle East

Anav Silverman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Anav Silverman

It's time to take the rose-tinted glasses off and realize that two cultural mindsets will inevitably clash no matter what attempts are made to gloss over the Mideast reality with Western verbiage.