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The Lessons Television Is Teaching Us In 2013

Ed Martin | Posted 04.22.2013 | TV
Ed Martin

The first few weeks of 2013 are proving to be highly educational as far as broadcast television is concerned. One can't help but learn something about the medium with each passing day.

LOOK: All-New 'Revolution' Premiere Poster Revealed | Posted 04.16.2013 | TV

Revolution is coming back next month and NBC is launching a new teaser poster. Here’s the Revolution gang walking — of course they’re walking! ...

Revolution Through Communication

Dr. Tukufu Zuberi | Posted 04.10.2013 | Black Voices
Dr. Tukufu Zuberi

Violence is now used almost exclusively at the cost of everyday people's lives, and nothing revolutionary can come out of the intentional death of innocents. I recognized long ago that the time of communicative revolution is upon us.

'The Good Wife' Adds A Surprising New Guest Star

Posted 02.06.2013 | TV

Jessalyn Gilsig is on her way to Lockhart/Gardner. According to TVLine, the "Glee" and "Heroes" vet is stopping by "The Good Wife" to play Jane Lud...

Former Vice President Al Gore: Six Drivers of Global Change

92nd Street Y | Posted 04.08.2013 | Politics
92nd Street Y

Former Vice President Al Gore spoke about his new book, The Future: Six Drivers of Global Change, with Charlie Rose here at 92y last week. In this cl...

Former Vice President Al Gore On 2000 Election: "No Intermediate Step Between A Final Supreme Court Decision and Violent Revolution"

92nd Street Y | Posted 04.07.2013 | Politics
92nd Street Y

Former Vice President Al Gore spoke with Charlie Rose about his new book, The Future: Six Drivers of Global Change, at 92Y on January 29, 2013. After...

Tocqueville in the Middle Country

David Gosset | Posted 04.02.2013 | World
David Gosset

L'Ancien Régime et la Révolution, written by the French thinker Alexis de Tocqueville, is now a bestseller in China, a phenomenon which can be explained, at least, by three obvious reasons.

Six Economic Steps to a Better Life and Real Prosperity for All

Gar Alperovitz | Posted 04.01.2013 | Politics
Gar Alperovitz

When traditional systems falter and fail, new ideas spring to life. Little noticed by most observers, handholds on processes of potentially important new forms of change have been quietly developing around the country.

Which 'Arrested' Star Is Headed To 'SVU'?

Posted 01.29.2013 | TV

With the Season 4 "Arrested Development" premiere still months away, fans are anxious for the return of the Bluth family. Luckily, Jeffrey Tambor, a.k...

Revolution 2020: Does Life Imitate Art?

Lisa Ellen Niver | Posted 03.30.2013 | World
Lisa Ellen Niver

Reading Chetan Bhagat's Revolution 2020 in December 2012 while traveling by bus throughout India, it has seemed that art imitates life. The newspaper has been alive with the protests in the street with the "pink revolution."

"Black Bloc" Emerges in Egypt on Second Anniversary of Revolution

Shadi Rahimi | Posted 03.27.2013 | World
Shadi Rahimi

Today, on the second anniversary of the Egyptian Revolution, the "Black Bloc" tactic of protest is on the streets of Cairo and elsewhere in Egypt - on the front lines of clashes with security forces, stirring up debate among activists amid clouds of tear gas and a frenzy of tweets.

Netflix Deal Nets Service Several New Shows

Reuters | Posted 01.14.2013 | Technology

Netflix Inc will carry more shows from Time Warner Inc, intensifying efforts by the video streaming company to attract more subscribers and beat back ...

Safety Off...

David Trumble | Posted 03.15.2013 | Crime
David Trumble


The Alternate Narrative: Hope, Transformation, Possibility

Xenia Dormandy | Posted 03.13.2013 | World
Xenia Dormandy

Many have noted a profound belief in a new path for Pakistan that could soon be realized. It is not a question of change eventually, but of change now.

Some New Shows Are Available On Netflix

Reuters | Posted 03.09.2013 | Technology

(Reuters) - Video-streaming service Netflix Inc said it will carry previous seasons of some popular shows produced by Time Warner Inc unit Warner Bros...

Idle No More: Hints of a Global Super-Movement

Jacob Devaney | Posted 03.04.2013 | Impact
Jacob Devaney

Take a moment and listen to the eloquent words of an 11-year-old girl in the video below. If a child can understand this, how come world leaders are still silent on making real changes to address these urgent issues?

The Enduring Radicalism of Les Miserables

Nathan Newman | Posted 03.02.2013 | Politics
Nathan Newman

The real measure of the radicalism of Les Miserables is not in the character of the heroes or the evils visited upon them, but in that of the movie's villain, Inspector Javert. 

TV Characters We'd Like To See Under The Mistletoe This Holiday Season

The Huffington Post | Laura Prudom | Posted 12.20.2012 | TV

Primetime is full of potential soulmates (or at least random hook-ups) waiting to happen, if only they weren't separated by network divides, so HuffPo...

How TV Prepared Us For The End Of The World

Maureen Ryan | Posted 12.20.2012 | TV
Maureen Ryan

What's the practical information post-apocalyptic TV shows have imparted? You're busy, especially as the holidays approach, so we've broken down what you'll need in your go bag when the apocalypse (Mayan or otherwise) approaches.

WATCH: Tony Kushner on Lincoln and Practical Politics

Bill Moyers | Posted 02.18.2013 | Entertainment
Bill Moyers

In extended video clips from this weekend's Moyers & Company, Tony Kushner, the Pulitzer Prize-winning screenwriter behind Steven Spielberg's Lincoln, talks about his approach to writing the movie and how it affected his own view of democracy.

21 Best New TV Characters Of 2012

The Huffington Post | Laura Prudom | Posted 12.14.2012 | TV

A new year means new characters, whether on our favorite freshman shows or returning series. As 2012 draws to a close, HuffPost TV is looking back...

Death to Infinity

Christopher Delatorre | Posted 02.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Christopher Delatorre

The fall of man will not come full circle from Eden's flame of fire, at least not by any familiar method. The shift we seek has already begun, within each of us, reinforced by this present anxiety, filtered through art, conflict and desire. Consider how we've lost faith in our institutions.

Civil War II: The Fall of Analog

Brian Penny | Posted 02.09.2013 | Technology
Brian Penny

What if every time Bank of America charged a fee, Google removed them from the grid and put them in timeout for the day to teach them a lesson?

In Case You Missed It: The First Season Of 'Revolution' So Far, In 5 Minutes

The Huffington Post | Maggie Furlong | Posted 12.03.2012 | TV

NBC has powered down its freshman drama "Revolution," at least for a few months. The cliffhanging fall finale aired last week, leaving fans with a lot...

Six Questions After 'Revolution's' Fall Finale

Maureen Ryan | Posted 11.27.2012 | TV
Maureen Ryan

Watching the stand there, slackjawed, was an oddly anti-climactic ending to a finale that contained plenty of fighting but not much in the way of truly pulse-pounding moments.