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Taiwan's New President and the "One China" Dilemma

Chi Wang | Posted 05.18.2016 | World
Chi Wang

May 20 will mark the inauguration of Taiwan's new President. Tsai Ing-wen will become the first female president of the Republic of China. This histor...

Taiwanese Voters Choose Freedom, Challenge Chinese Authoritarians

Doug Bandow | Posted 02.17.2017 | World
Doug Bandow

Last month the Taiwanese people voted overwhelmingly for Tsai Ing-wen of the Democratic Progressive Party, which formally advocates an independent Taiwan rather than "one China" encompassing both mainland and Taiwan.

Roc Nation's Bridget Kelly on Her Life and Career

Marjoriet T. Matute | Posted 02.01.2014 | Black Voices
Marjoriet T. Matute

First on the scene to sing praise to the jungle that nurtured her sound, Bridget Kelly has guaranteed she's not only ready to rock our nation, but surpass the expectations of music's most influential King.

Jaywalking in L.A.!

Jay Weston | Posted 01.23.2014 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Pan-fried dumplings at the new ROC on Sawtelle. Two new restaurants on Sunset Boulevard. Right next to each other at Sunset Plaza Drive. THE CHURCH...

Could Downtown Vegas Become the Next Hub for Startups? (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.11.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

Zappos founder and CEO Tony Hsieh stopped by the Samsung Blogger Lounge to discuss the revitalization project of Downtown Las Vegas, the new SXSW v2v program, and incredible predictions for the future of business and technology.

Would You Like a Splash of Typhoid Fever With Your Cocktail Drink?

Erica Sommers | Posted 10.09.2012 | Miami
Erica Sommers

If you asked the average bartender, waiter or dishwasher at a restaurant if they have paid sick days, they would probably laugh in your face and then cry. That is because, paid sick days or not, the majority have probably gone to work sick.

Someone Sneezed On That! (They Couldn't Afford Not To)

Janie Campbell | Posted 08.08.2012 | Miami

That sneeze guard over the salad bar isn't enough -- but neither are the paychecks. A new study from advocacy group Restaurant Opportunities Cente...

New Report Shows Women In Restaurant Industry Face Harassment, Lower Wages

Posted 02.14.2012 | Home

The Restaurant Opportunities Center (ROC), working in concert with other labor advocacy groups, released a report ("Tipped Over The Edge") this week o...

Restaurant Cooks Up Local Foods, Labor Rights

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 01.11.2012 | Detroit

COLORS-Detroit, a restaurant that emphasizes ethics, social justice and workers rights as much as fine dining, held its grand opening Tuesday. The ...

7 Retinol Products You Should Start Using Tonight

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Photo: Bobby Doherty When it comes to anti-aging, there are a few tried-and-true ingredients that we know work, one being retinol. A derivative of ...

Interview with Rocky Carroll of NCIS

Jenna Busch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jenna Busch

Rocky Carroll has done it all. Comedy on the sitcom Roc, drama on Chicago Hope and extensive background in theater. He's currently playing NCIS Director Leon Vance on the CBS series NCIS.