iOS app Android app


Ferguson: Riot or Rebellion?

Jack Schneider | Posted 12.19.2014 | Politics
Jack Schneider

Race plays a significant role in how violence is framed for the public. And though such framing may begin informally in conversation or in popular media, it persists in what our children are taught in school and affects the way we understand each other.

Is One Good Congress Too Much to Ask?

William S. Becker | Posted 12.10.2014 | Politics
William S. Becker

I wonder what Jefferson would think of our Congress today, or of the voters who tolerate it. I wonder what it would feel like to be proud of our government again.

Who's the Grownup in Your House?

Maureen Anderson | Posted 12.03.2014 | Parents
Maureen Anderson

Since I'd snapped at her, we decided I should get a timeout. I congratulated myself on the creative parenting while she paused at the door. Her eyes were wet. "I won't close it," she said. "I don't want you to be scared."

What Does It Take To Live In A State Of Authentic Transparency?

Panache Desai | Posted 09.02.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Panache Desai

How honest are we with ourselves? Do we tell ourselves the truth about our experience, about what we really want and need? How we really feel? We must...

Clinton-Warren for Change

Brent Budowsky | Posted 08.20.2014 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

If a ticket of two women offers economic revival and transformational change based on financial justice championed by Pope Francis, the most popular figure on the world stage, support from women would be stratospheric and many men would join them.

Imagine a Violent World Where You Have No Military Option: What Would You Do?

Marc Gopin | Posted 08.13.2014 | World
Marc Gopin

When all else fails, consider the power and value of nonviolent resistance methodologies of the variety that Gandhi and Martin Luther King practiced.

13 Hilariously Subtle Ways To Be A Rebel

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 01.24.2014 | Comedy

James Dean was a rebel with a cause. And that cause was the oppression of drinking milk out of a glass. You, too, can be as quaintly rebelliou...

Catching Fire: The Hunger Games' Young Heroes Reinvent the Unsettling World of Politics, Violence, and Revolution

Russell C. Smith | Posted 02.02.2014 | Entertainment
Russell C. Smith

In some ways, the YA dystopian novels of the early 21st Century can be looked upon as narrative handbooks for navigating an uncertain and murky future.

Ain't I a Man?

Edward M. Weinman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Edward M. Weinman

On a beer-drenched stage, a microphone once electrocuted him, but he kept singing. Bart Cameron, the lead singer of Seattle indie band The Foghorn...

The Reason Every Kid Should Talk Back to Their Parents

Kelly M. Flanagan | Posted 11.10.2013 | Parents
Kelly M. Flanagan

Our families are where we first learn how to say "No" in a safe, supportive environment. If we don't learn to do so there, we won't learn to do so anywhere. If our children can't say "No" to us, they won't say it to anyone.

Smells Like Teen Attitude, This Is the Opposite of Nirvana

Arlene Nisson Lassin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Arlene Nisson Lassin

To those who are still blissfully raising kiddos in the elementary school years I have some shocking news for you: that angel or prince that is so perfect and adorable now will turn into a hormone-fueled Jekyll and Hyde shortly, and I am letting you down easy with that description.

Miley Cyrus: Butterfly Waiting to Be Born

Alice Grist | Posted 11.17.2013 | Media
Alice Grist

Miley may think she is a bursting out of chrysalis right about now. But I think she is wrapping herself up in silk as I type. Forming a cocoon of lies and falsehoods of youthfulness and indiscretion. And you know what, this is so cool. More power to her.

There Are 'Rebellions' in Arizona -- Happy Election Day!

Carrie Goldman | Posted 01.06.2013 | Parents
Carrie Goldman

There you have it. The cutest non-political discussion of the political parties in the history of the United States took place right here in Arizona.

A Rebel Without a Clue

Nikki Luongo | Posted 12.17.2012 | Impact
Nikki Luongo

Being a rebel and a badass isn't about cool clothes or trending-setting: It's attitude -- that I don't give a rat's behind what you do or what you think because I know what I am.

What's The Most Rebellious Thing You Did As A Teenager? (WATCH)

Posted 10.17.2012 | MarloThomas

Microphone in hand, I went out and asked the people of New York: What is the most rebellious thing you did as a teenager? var src_url="http:/...

What Do You Ink?

Karin Kasdin | Posted 11.20.2012 | Fifty
Karin Kasdin

In my day, tattooed people were trying to stand out as individuals. They were bold nonconformists. Today, a visit to the tattoo parlor is just another way of fitting into the crowd.

Six Demands the Wall Street Protesters Should Make

Keith Harrington | Posted 12.03.2011 | Business
Keith Harrington

What the world needs to hear is an answer to the questions: "Where do we go from here? Is there a truly workable alternative to capitalism? How do we solve the myriad crises of capitalism?"

Is the United States a Representative Democracy or a Mirage Democracy

Kevin Zeese | Posted 09.04.2011 | Politics
Kevin Zeese

It is a shame to have to ask whether democracy is a mirage in the United States, but the reality of the disconnect between government and the people has become so stark it is impossible to ignore.

Libyan Rebels Close On Key Gaddafi Stronghold

AP | RYAN LUCAS | Posted 05.28.2011 | World

BIN JAWWAD, Libya — Rebel forces bore down Monday on Moammar Gaddafi's hometown of Sirte, a key government stronghold where a brigade headed by ...

Libyan Rebels Close On Key Gaddafi Stronghold

AP | By RYAN LUCAS | Posted 05.28.2011 | World

BIN JAWWAD, Libya -- Rebel forces on Monday fought their way to the doorstep of Moammar Gaddafi's hometown of Sirte, a key government stronghold guard...

The Chances of Success in Libya

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Chris Weigant

Broadly speaking, there are only three possible outcomes in Libya -- win, lose, or stalemate. What chance does each of these have of actually becoming reality in a short stretch of time?

What Children Can Learn From Egypt

Kristin Wilson Keppler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Kristin Wilson Keppler

My children watched the events in Egypt. In my best Teacher Mom way, I explained the Egyptian protests and made the mistake of telling them that, sometimes, civil disobedience is the only recourse.

Regression, or How Divorce Turned Me into a (Giddy) Drinking, Smoking, Post-Adolescent

Beth Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Beth Jones

My divorce took nearly two years. Between the icy night when my ex and I split and the sunny spring day when the gavel finally struck, I behaved like ...

BLOG WATCH> Rise Of Rebellion On Daily Serving | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Norwegian visual artist and writer Matias Faldbakken is currently exhibiting a new series of works titled Shocked into Abstraction at Ikon Gallery in ...

Readers Remember The 1960s: "Change, Both Good And Bad"

Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HuffPost readers share their memories of the 1960s, a turbulent decade.