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Green Energy Innovation: Building A National Commitment

James M. Gentile | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James M. Gentile

Clean energy may well be the next economic revolution, and the United States can be at the forefront, if we take full advantage of our nation's streng...

Wendy Kaminer, "Hate Speech," and Campus Censorship

Greg Lukianoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Greg Lukianoff

Check out Wendy Kaminer's great column, "Debating Hate Speech," over at The Atlantic: Last week I engaged in an online Intelligence Squared debate abo...

Green Coal

Craig K. Comstock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Craig K. Comstock

Unless techniques for sequestering carbon dioxide are both thorough and economical, the price of continuing to burn coal would be very high.

How Much Can We Rely on Medical Experts?

Dennis Whittle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dennis Whittle

A recent article made me think that I should re-think my reference to medicine -- a field that needs to re-examine its own standards of proof and good practice.

What Happened to the "Mama Grizzlies"?

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Danny Groner

One of the early narratives written during this midterm election cycle highlighted Sarah Palin's "mama grizzlies" and the power and potential of some ...

The Netflix For Voting? New Website Makes It Easier To Vote From Home

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Driven by a simple yet lofty vision -- to make it easier for more people to vote -- three graduate students at the Harvard Kennedy School developed a ...

Fidel's Words Continue to Echo... Bitterly

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

A relic of crumbling Soviet era architecture along the Malecon, Havana's waterfront boulevard and seawall Exclusive to Huffington Post Rarely does a...

ExxonMobil Presents: The Atlantic's Critique of Digg for Accepting BP Ads

Chas Edwards | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Chas Edwards

2010-10-12-Screenshot20101012at11.44.39AM.pngWhether as investigative reporters working for media companies, or their colleagues on the business side, let's do our jobs without high-minded righteousness.

A few words regarding news orgs I trust

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Craig Newmark

Okay, I had ten minutes at the Washington Ideas Forum, which was a deal sponsored by the Atlantic Magazine and the Aspen Institute.My biggest theme wa...

Does Obama Love Lil Wayne Or What?

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Danny Groner

During a much-discussed Rolling Stone interview, President Obama was asked what's on his iPod. He named artists and bands that reflect an eclectic mix...

The Transformative Power of Failure?

Justin Snider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Justin Snider

Can failure transform us in important -- and healthy -- ways? Should we champion failure as much as we do success? And in the field of education, should we learn not just to live with but to love leaders who fail?

Can't Get A Job? Better Get Used To It

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Diane Tucker

WASHINGTON D.C. -- "Joblessness is here to stay. One current assessment rates the chances a laid-off worker will ever regain his or her income level a...

Arianna Speaks To The Atlantic On The Future of Journalism And The Middle Class

The Atlantic | Douglas Gorney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Read the subtitle of Arianna Huffington latest book, Third World America: How Our Politicians Are Abandoning the Middle Class and Betraying the Americ...

FIRST TIME ANYWHERE: Jodi Picoult, Jennifer Weiner Speak Out Together

Jason Pinter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jason Pinter

Controversy broke out online over whether Franzen's star treatment was indicative of the literary establishment's alleged shoddy treatment of what is commonly referred to as 'women's fiction.'

Is The New York Times Biased Toward White Guys From Brooklyn?

The Atlantic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Jodi Picoult and Jennifer Weiner, two writers whose work is often referred to as "chick lit," have been tweeting and commenting in the press about Mic...

Low Wages and the Metropolitan Middle Class

John Petro | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John Petro

The Welfare to Work reforms of the 1990's may have shrunk the public assistance rolls, but has not necessarily improved financial stability for low-income households.

Bombing Iran and the Banality of Journalism

Shaun Jacob Halper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shaun Jacob Halper

Is there a happier journalist this week than The Atlantic's Jeffrey Goldberg? So much ink has been spilled discussing, critiquing, and debating Jeffr...

Both Sides Now w/ Huffington & Matalin: Is Obama Succeeding? Are Women Ascending? Was Iraq Worth it?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2010-06-28-bothsides_pull.jpgHost Mark Green asks the women to assess Obama's presidency after 18 months. The two are underwhelmed, from their different perspectives. And listen as they clash sharply on Iraq as the U.S. combat role ends.

Is Netanyahu a "Bomber Boy"?

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Both Obama and Netanyahu would be wise to think through ways to halt the dysfunctional, paranoiac escalation between Iran and Israel.

Do Kids Kill Careers?

Ilene H. Lang | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ilene H. Lang

Gender, not kids, charts career success. Women and men jump off traditional career paths at equal rates -- but only women are penalized for it when they try to get back on track.

The Conservative Smear Machine Has Failed Conservatism

Bill Scher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Scher

Even if ruthless attacks achieve tactical victories -- such as the resignations of Van Jones and Shirley Sherrod or the end of ACORN -- do they help conservatives achieve their long-term interests?

Hard for Crook to Climb Down on 'Climategate'

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kevin Grandia

It seems no end of investigations confirming that climategate was a manufactured scandal based more in the land of conspiracy theories than reality will convince the likes of Clive Crook.

A Whole Bunch of Inconvenient Truths

Larry Gellman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Larry Gellman

At the end of the day, many of us must need villains more than we need hope, real solutions and intellectual honesty. How inconvenient.

The Death of Gender?

Cory Silverberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Cory Silverberg

In these stories there are men and there are women. If women are winning then men must be losing. But like many of the stories we're told, this one is based on a lie.

UAE Ambassador: We 'Absolutely' Want U.S. To Stop Iran By Force

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

According to United Arab Emirates Ambassador to the U.S. Yousef al-Otaiba, efforts to prevent Iran from going nuclear by use of military force are be...