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US Elections 2012

How Campaign Finance Disenfranchises America's Silent Majority of Socialists

The Conversation US | Posted 11.05.2015 | Politics
The Conversation US

It took the excitement generated by the political campaign of a self-described socialist, Bernie Sanders, to put into stark relief the extent to which the United States political system fails to reflect and respond to the aspirations of most Americans.

A Lesson in Democracy From India

Frank Islam | Posted 07.06.2014 | Politics
Frank Islam

The country is at a critical juncture. America invented democracy. For more than a half a century, our democratic republic has been the envy and role model for much of the world. That is no longer the case for a variety of reasons.

Reset the U.S.-China Relationship

Steve Orlins | Posted 01.09.2013 | World
Steve Orlins

When President Obama took office, I urged him to go to China early and often. On the eve of his second term, I repeat that advice, believing that person-to-person exchange and feet-on-the-ground experience can be transformative.

PHOTOS: Embracing The Obama Cutout

Posted 11.07.2012 | World

Everyone wants a piece of Barack Obama. But since that is rather unpractical, people are making do with cardboard cutouts of the winner. In a ...

LOOK: World Leaders Hail Obama's Victory

The Huffington Post | Shirin Barghi | Posted 11.07.2012 | World

From Berlin to Beijing, world leaders scrambled to congratulate Barack Obama on his decisive win in the 2012 race to the White House. While Obama...

What the President Should Now Do About Iran

Roya Boroumand | Posted 01.07.2013 | World
Roya Boroumand

2012-11-05-HP_World_Graphic_300x70.pngBoth candidates showed determination to prevent a nuclear Iran, including by military action. Neither of them however, wondered publically whether the Iranian people, who have the most at stake in case of war, approve of Iran's leadership's policies?