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Remembing W.E.B. Du Bois: A Towering Figure Who Died 50 Years Ago

Peter Dreier | Posted 11.01.2013 | Politics
Peter Dreier

Du Bois was one of the towering intellectual figures of the 20th century. Fifty years after his death, his ideas -- and his activism for economic and social justice -- remain an important influence on American culture.

¡Hola! Introducing El Huffington Post

Arianna Huffington | Posted 08.07.2012 | Media
Arianna Huffington

¡Hola! I'm delighted to announce the launch of El Huffington Post, a partnership with El País that will combine the Huffington Post's signature mix of news, blogging, community, and social engagement with El País's legendary journalistic traditions.

The House, From the Roof Down

Juan Luis Cebrián | Posted 08.06.2012 | World
Juan Luis Cebrián

To "start the house from the roof down" is a Spanish expression that roughly translates to "beginning at the end." This is precisely what the architects of Europe's currency, the Euro, did during its design.