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WATCH: Jeremy Scahill Rips NY Times Columnist

Posted 06.14.2013 | Media

The Nation's Jeremy Scahill appeared on HuffPost Live on Thursday and ripped into New York Times columnist Tom Friedman during a discussion with host ...

Tom Friedman Invokes 9/11 In Support Of NSA Surveillance

Michael Calderone | Posted 08.12.2013 | Media
Michael Calderone

Tom Friedman repeatedly invokes 9/11 to justify government surveillance for the sake of national security.

Empowering America's Rising Workforce--Latina Girls--in Computing and Innovation

Dr. Idit Harel | Posted 10.11.2013 | Impact
Dr. Idit Harel

It recently came to my attention, that throughout the nation, young men and women who are Latino are, unfortunately, caught on the wrong side of the digital divide.

How Global Warming Went Cold in America

Sunil Sharan | Posted 05.20.2013 | Green
Sunil Sharan

Even before liftoff, the fight against global warming has become grounded in America. Whenever a potential breakthrough appears on the horizon, either the left or the right throws a challenge to stall the solution.

Paul Krugman: Tom Friedman Is 'Wrong'

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 01.17.2013 | Business

The New York Times columnist Paul Krugman usually doesn't call out his colleagues by name. But in a long blog post Thursday, Krugman wrote that he "re...

The Biggest Nonissue in the Presidential Election

Meredith C. Carroll | Posted 12.31.2012 | Politics
Meredith C. Carroll

I'm absolutely convinced we're all pro-life, every last one of us -- who could possibly argue against life? How we're all not pro-choice, too, however, is the maddening question that will get so many of us to the voting booth next week.

WATCH: Thomas Friedman On How To Fix The Economy

Posted 08.21.2012 | Politics

New York Times columnist, acclaimed author and Pulitzer Prize-winner Thomas Friedman sat down with HuffPost Live to discuss how he thought the economy...

Tom Friedman Should Run for President

Laurence J. Kotlikoff | Posted 06.19.2012 | Politics
Laurence J. Kotlikoff

Let me urge Tom Friedman to run for President. He's an extremely sensible man with plenty of common sense and the right instincts on economic and foreign policy. He'd give the President and Governor a run for their money.

Energy Secretary Chu And The Price You Are Paying For Gasoline

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 06.16.2012 | Home
Raymond J. Learsy

The price we are all paying at the pump or for heating oil was too mundane to be touched upon by Dr. Chu. A bit like leaving the aerie of the ivy covered halls of academe and getting your hands dirty on an oil rig.

Tom Friedman's Skewed Vision of Non-Violence

Ed Koch | Posted 06.10.2012 | New York
Ed Koch

The Cluelessness of Thomas Friedman

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 05.14.2012 | Media
Jonathan Weiler

Tom Friedman's column today calls for re-thinking American capitalism by striking a series of "grand bargains," and as usual his analysis of what stands in the way of such grand bargains bears no relationship to the realities of American politics.

On to the Next 'Bubble Fantasy'

Robert Scheer | Posted 02.21.2012 | Media
Robert Scheer

That Thomas Friedman's self-serving feints at the truth can still earn him a place of high regard in the world of journalism is a sad commentary on the profession that has rewarded him so lucratively.

New York Times Columnist Tom Friedman Crossed a Line

David Harris | Posted 02.17.2012 | Politics
David Harris

Tom Friedman, the New York Times columnist, crossed a line in his recent op-ed, "Newt, Mitt, Bibi and Vladimir." Shockingly, he wrote: "I sure hope ...

Google's Green Czar to Leave Company

Alison van Diggelen | Posted 01.04.2012 | San Francisco
Alison van Diggelen

Today Bill Weihl, Google's Green Czar, confirmed that he's leaving the company as of November 8th. What does this mean for the future of Green at Google?

Behind The Bipartisan 'Austerity Class' That Rules Washington

The Nation | Ari Berman | Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics

In September the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget (CRFB), a bipartisan deficit-hawk group based at the New America Foundation, held a high-p...

Innovation, Steve Jobs and our Public Sector

Jennifer Anastasoff | Posted 12.11.2011 | Politics
Jennifer Anastasoff

We can expect our leaders to innovate, to try new approaches and to learn from failure. We can support those that creatively consider how to bring in the people and the resources needed to solve local problems.

Reinventing America -- From the Bottom Up

Peter Sims | Posted 10.29.2011 | Business
Peter Sims

Buckle up, America. This revolution will be improvised. And, it's all coming to the forefront of our national consciousness soon, thanks at least in part to That Used to Be Us, a very important and timely book.

England's Ashes -- America's Future?

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 10.11.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

London's fires are cooling into ashes, and with any luck they won't be rekindled. But even though the British economy is still a tinderbox, nothing that's happened has dampened some people's enthusiasm for doing the same thing over here.

'Americans Elect' and Tom Friedman's Op-ed

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 09.24.2011 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

Yesterday in his op-ed, Thomas L. Friedman wrote "Make Way For the Radical Center," bringing into focus the nascence of an organization meant to deal with "this kind of idiocy by elected officials."

LOOK OUT! Murdoch, Coulter, Gates and Other Memorable Pies To The Face

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 09.18.2011 | Weird News

Before there was Jonnie Marbles and Rupert Murdoch, there were clowns, and they've been throwing pies since the first rubber chicken was but a comedic...

Michael Calderone

How Will The New York Times Look Different On Sundays?

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 07.23.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- When New York Times editorial page editor Andy Rosenthal told staff Monday that reporter Frank Bruni will soon get a Sunday Op-Ed column, ...

The Brad Pitt Homes of NOLA

Paul LaRosa | Posted 07.19.2011 | Travel
Paul LaRosa

After visiting my son for the last time at Tulane University in New Orleans (he graduated!), I decided on this final trip to take a tour of the Ninth ...

Michael Calderone

How The New York Times Will Shake Up Its Weekly Section

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 07.11.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- New York Times staffers in the editorial and news departments have been working for several months to reinvent the paper’s “Week in Re...

How Blended Learning Will Change the World

Tom Vander Ark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Tom Vander Ark

Nearly half of the world's population is under the age of 25; that means more than 3 billion people. Over 500 million youth live on less than $2 per d...

The Real World vs. The Make Believe World

Robert K. Lifton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert K. Lifton

The Kernen mantra that we should just "get government out of the way" disguises the problem with misdirection.