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Celebrate All Of Our Veterans This Independence Day

Matt Zeller | Posted 06.30.2016 | Politics
Matt Zeller

On this Independence Day weekend, as you celebrate our nation's freedom, I ask that you also give thanks for our wartime allies. Many veterans can poi...

BREXIT: Lessons of History Applied by UK's Patriots

Natasha Srdoc | Posted 06.29.2016 | World
Natasha Srdoc

After all the noise, threats, doomsday scenarios and cataclysmic prognosis by political pundits and elitists, the only relevant argument in the BREXIT victory is the self-determination by the British people.

Wake Up America And Meditate The Vote

Sister Jenna | Posted 06.24.2016 | Politics
Sister Jenna

Do you wish for fewer guns to be accessible to all? More justice when it comes to the lost lives of young African American males? Do you want to see people of all life choices to feel accepted and safe?

What do the Saudis want from America?

Faisal J. Abbas | Posted 06.21.2016 | World
Faisal J. Abbas

Much has been said about Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's ongoing visit to the United States. However, regardless of the intense specul...

Leaders From America, Europe, Israel and New Zealand Stand With Belgium's Citizens - Brussels Attacks

Natasha Srdoc | Posted 03.29.2016 | World
Natasha Srdoc

In the aftermath of the Brussels terror attacks, which killed 35 people and injured 270, leaders from the Unites States of America, Europe, Israel and...

Why #Beijing20 Matters to Every One of Us and How to Start Taking Action for Gender Equality in Your Everyday Life

Erin Stein | Posted 09.01.2015 | Women
Erin Stein

On September 5th and every day afterwards remember that there are no human rights that "they" are denied that "we" enjoy, be that defined by gender or geography. When it comes to humanity, we are them and they are us.

Here Are Some Of The Best Photos From Obama's Trips To The 50 States

The Huffington Post | Sara Bondioli | Posted 05.08.2015 | Politics

Now that President Barack Obama has visited South Dakota, he's hit all 50 states during his time in office. Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. B...

I Asked 20 Coworkers To Draw The United States. Most Couldn't.

Thrillist | Posted 02.14.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

By: Gianni Jaccoma Learning the 50 states was a part of every American student's grade school curriculum; whether or not you thought Alaska and...

On Being Breathless

Safiya Jafari Simmons | Posted 02.03.2015 | Black Voices
Safiya Jafari Simmons

There's no feigned shock. No forced surprise or mild disappointment. Just thick air. Deafening silence. And the weight of generations of false hope of equality sitting on my chest, on my shoulders, preventing me from breathing.

Immigration Flows Through My Veins

Jennifer Burden | Posted 01.25.2015 | Impact
Jennifer Burden

I am an American, a citizen of the United States of America. I will not forget how I got here. I will not forget that my ancestors were welcomed. I, too, have immigration to this great country in my veins. I am very proud of it. And, I will not let it be forgotten.

We Must Recover America's Hopeful Spirit

Michael Shammas | Posted 11.18.2014 | Politics
Michael Shammas

While we used to feel inspired by our country, we now feel disenchanted. While we used to hope, now we doubt. And rather than listening to leaders who unite us, too often we pay heed to demagogues like Rush Limbaugh whose sole source of profit comes from division and discord.

What Does It Mean For Multiethnic Democracies If Scotland Leaves The UK?

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 11.16.2014 | World
Ian Reifowitz

Scotland will vote Thursday on whether to become an independent country. Whatever the outcome, approximately half of the population believes it should...

A Fragile Union

William E. White | Posted 09.01.2014 | Politics
William E. White

The United States of America: we take the name of our nation for granted. From the perspective of nearly two and a half centuries of history, it appears obvious that we should be one country, bound together by constitutional principles, stretching from the Atlantic to Pacific Oceans.

A Grateful Nation Remembers Fallen Heroes

Joseph Amodeo | Posted 07.25.2014 | Impact
Joseph Amodeo

Although we are all aware of the remarkable leadership and sacrifice of great generals of wars past and present, it is the silence of those men and women who died during combat that speaks so clearly to the meaning of bravery and patriotism.

Wisdom From My Mother

Jennifer Kamara | Posted 07.13.2014 | Women
Jennifer Kamara

In the spirit of honoring mothers every day, not just on mother's day, I asked individuals from around the world to share with me, wisdoms from their mothers. Not surprisingly, they confirm how unrelenting and influential our mothers are globally.

For the Man Who Jumped Into the Sea to Save a Dying Whale

Sourav Roy | Posted 06.21.2014 | Green
Sourav Roy

Michael's jump into the Sea of Cortez to save Valentina was symbolic of his frustration at the current situation that these majestic animals face, his way of appealing to all of us to do our bit and speak up for the whales to our appropriate agencies and governments.

Where Is the American Writer Writing About America in Pakistan?

Ethan Casey | Posted 06.15.2014 | Books
Ethan Casey

It's like the proverbial tree falling in a forest: If an American writer engages with the American empire, but no American readers read it, is the writer still engaging with the empire?

The One Thing You MUST Do In Each U.S. State

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 06.10.2016 | Travel

"If you could only tell a visitor to do ONE thing in your whole state, what would it be?" We asked this question to ourselves, to our trusted frien...

On the 50th Anniversary of His Assassination, JFK's Message Is More Important Now Than Ever

Michael Shammas | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Michael Shammas

We were once a country that wasn't scared to do the big things, weren't we?

Jews and Muslims -- Coexistence Is Possible, in America and in Israel

Ron Kronish | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Ron Kronish

For many years, I have been promoting the idea that Muslim-Jewish coexistence in Israel is possible.

Pop Culture or Politics, or Both

Adrian Louis Chandler | Posted 11.25.2013 | Politics
Adrian Louis Chandler

Miley Cyrus! Okay, now that I have your attention, we can talk. What happened to the dream, the democratic experiment, that was the United States of A...

The Hottest, Craziest State Is...

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 08.20.2013 | Travel

Which state should you travel to if you'd like to increase your odds of meeting someone physically attractive? What about if you want to do something ...

LOOK: America's Hidden Queer History

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

After the historic moments that went down last week, what better way to celebrate Independence Day than looking into America's queer past? Whether...

Magical 4th of July Surprise Flag Cake

Elissa Bernstein | Posted 09.01.2013 | Taste
Elissa Bernstein

Switch up your Fourth of July dessert routine with this magical cake.

A Historic Arms Trade Treaty Adopted -- A Step Toward Potential Peace

Lin Evola | Posted 06.02.2013 | World
Lin Evola

"This is the End, My Friend." Jim Morrison - The Doors "And, it is only the beginning. " Lin Evola - Peace Angels Project Today, April 2, 2013, hist...