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Priceless Power of Labeling: Lessons From 'Obama's Scandals'

Kare Anderson | Posted 07.18.2013 | Media
Kare Anderson

Rather than jumping into the heated battle of competing narratives about Obama's three "scandals" or ignoring this high-stakes story, follow it for insights on how to influence by labeling.

Mission Not Accomplished: The Anti-Gay Murder of Mark Carson Should Be a Wake-Up Call

Jay Michaelson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jay Michaelson

Mark Carson's murder highlights the shortcomings of a rights-based, marriage-based approach to LGBT equality, and cries out for deeper, and more difficult, forms of engagement.

Your Decisions Don't Cut It: Enough With the Media Telling Women How to Divide Their Time

Meredith Fineman | Posted 06.30.2013 | Women
Meredith Fineman

Nonstop, there are articles telling us how to divide our time. It's as if someone is trying to nail Jell-o to the wall. Nobody has life "right" (and that just doesn't exist), and I'm not sure why we don't stop trying.

American Girl: How Radical Can a $105 Doll Be?

Molly Rosner | Posted 06.26.2013 | Women
Molly Rosner

American Girls, as spunky and courageous as they might have been in the plots of their books, were hardly radical. Their characters often came from privilege and learned about the "other" -- Native American friend, child laborer -- through some sort of friendly contact.

City on a Hill: An Expat Reflects on the Boston Marathon Bombings

Elizabeth Nicholas | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics
Elizabeth Nicholas

Boston sends its graduates off steeped in a history of tenacious optimism particularly helpful in countering potentially dispiriting facts.

Between Rational and Strange: Jordanian Analysts Take on the King's Interview With The Atlantic

Ali Younes | Posted 06.15.2013 | World
Ali Younes

The Jordanian press went into shock and a frenzy of analysis that ranged from rational and sober takes on the story to the bizarre in order to discover the "hidden messages" the King used the interview to send to his friends and enemies alike.

Fueled by Tolling, Innovation Stems From Our Local Communities

Patrick D. Jones | Posted 06.11.2013 | Business
Patrick D. Jones

The funding crunch facing America's transportation infrastructure has made it crucial for our cities, counties, states and regions to find innovative ways of funding our mobility.

10 Simple Ways to Upgrade Your Workforce

Rana Florida | Posted 05.28.2013 | Business
Rana Florida

You're already paying them to do a job. Why not educate them so they can do it better? It doesn't have to cost you a lot of money -- and the dividends you'll gain are incalculable.

Is Being Single More Expensive?

LearnVest | Posted 05.27.2013 | Women
LearnVest

While nowadays, everyone buzzes about how expensive weddings can be, it turns out the price tag on one's nuptials is a mere pittance compared to the cost of remaining single.

This Is Your Kid's Brain On A Touchscreen

The Atlantic | Posted 05.22.2013 | Technology

Young children--even toddlers--are spending more and more time with digital technology. What will it mean for their development?...

King Abdullah: Muslim Brotherhood Are 'Wolves In Sheep's Clothing"

The Atlantic | Jeffrey Goldberg | Posted 03.20.2013 | World

It is still, on occasion, good to be the king. It is not necessarily good to be the king of a Middle Eastern country that is bereft of oil; nor is ...

What's Still Missing From the Gun Control Debate

Jim Sleeper | Posted 04.09.2013 | Politics
Jim Sleeper

Certain kinds of "speech" don't deserve First Amendment protection because the "speakers" aren't the flesh-and-blood citizens -- and not even associations of free flesh-and-blood citizens -- that the amendment was designed to protect.

Why I Argued For 'Single People Weddings'

Millie Kerr | Posted 03.30.2013 | Women
Millie Kerr

The issue is not whether you get married or decide to lead a single life. Nor is it the type of wedding you plan. The conversation I intended to kick off boils down to the following question: Why does society celebrate family units more avidly than individuals?

Hey Atlantic: Stop Knocking Curation

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 03.26.2013 | Media
Steve Rosenbaum

If the word curation is allowed to be diluted down to simply mean "selected" or "quality collection," then it no longer solves the problem we need it to solve.

Where Are the Women Speakers on Expert Panels, and Does It Matter?

Dr. Layla McCay | Posted 03.18.2013 | Business
Dr. Layla McCay

I have been the only women on several panels; perhaps even felt like the token one. I don't know whether a pledge/boycott approach to drive more women onto panels is the right thing to do, but it does draw attention to a glass ceiling issue that needs to be addressed.

Magazine Caught In Uproar Over Scientology

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 03.17.2013 | Media

The Atlantic magazine was left with egg on its face after it published, then withdrew, an advertorial from the Church of Scientology on Monday. The...

Sorry, Lizzie Wurtzel, It's Not Cool to Not Have a Savings Account

Nisha Chittal | Posted 03.12.2013 | Women
Nisha Chittal

Saving, investing and growing your net worth gives you the greatest freedom of all, because you're no longer tied down by the limits of money; you're free to travel, to move, to take risks, to ascend in your career, to take care of your family and to handle unexpected surprises.

Hathaway Effect Again? Wardrobe Malfunction Gives Buffett a Rise

Dan Mirvish | Posted 02.21.2013 | Business
Dan Mirvish

Now that the Hathaway Effect has been widely acknowledged, how could it be manipulated? Now I'm not suggesting any nefarious motives or a full-scale Elizabeth Warren-inspired NYSE investigation into vaginagate, but...

Behold, The First Video Game About Millennials

The Atlantic | Posted 12.10.2012 | College

In Far Cry 3, a stalling man-boy graduates from "first-world problems" to real-world problems. You may know some people like Jason Brody. Jason rec...

Cara Santa Maria

WATCH: Hacking Obama's DNA?

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 11.15.2012 | Science

I was recently asked to join HuffPost Live Producer/Host Jacob Soboroff for a conversation prompted by an article published in The Atlantic called "Ha...

Working 9-5: An Anachronism to End or Embrace?

Dr. Layla McCay | Posted 01.12.2013 | Women
Dr. Layla McCay

For many jobs, there is no real imperative for people to conduct their work during certain, specific hours, in certain, specific places. In fact, with more people working across time zones and our infatuation with emails, increased flexibility probably helps people do their jobs better.

Orwell's Advice on How to Write in Revolutionary Times

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 01.08.2013 | New York
Andrea Chalupa

America is at a crossroads. We are experiencing tensions, familiar to historians, between the haves and have-nots, and their respective allies. In his essay, Orwell described the age in which he lived as "tumultuous, revolutionary" -- just like ours.

Women and Small Business Under a Romney Administration

Deborah Stambler | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Deborah Stambler

Supporting small business in America means supporting women business owners and workers, and planning the "when" and "if" of motherhood is important if women are to continue on with self-respect and sovereignty.

The Truth Behind The Gender Pay Gap

The Atlantic | Posted 10.18.2012 | Women

At last night's presidential debate, audience member Katherine Fenton got up and asked how the candidates planned to fix the fact that women make "onl...

D.C. Might Not Be "Hipster" But That's OK

Jamison Doran | Posted 09.27.2012 | DC
Jamison Doran

I'm quite in love with my city, regardless of our hipster ranking. If not being hipster enough means I don't have to cram myself into a pair of skinny jeans daily or rock a shag haircut, then I'm just fine with being square.