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With Trump’s Ban In Limbo, Iranians Weigh In On Its Impact So Far

The Huffington Post | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 02.14.2017 | Home

U.S. President Donald Trump’s tough talk on Iran, the state of the war on terror and his controversial executive order blocking citizens of Iran and...

Make American Jobs

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 02.06.2017 | Home
Leo W. Gerard

President Donald Trump had Harley-Davidson executives and employees over to lunch at the White House last week and reiterated his promise to end wrong...

Donald Trump's Mission Creep Just Took A Great Leap Forward

Bill Moyers | Posted 02.02.2017 | Home
Bill Moyers

The smell of a coup hung over the White House this past weekend, like the odor of gunpowder after fireworks on the Fourth of July. In these first few...

I'm Suing Trump But Am Not Calling This A 'Constitutional Crisis' -- Yet

Erwin Chemerinsky | Posted 02.01.2017 | Home
Erwin Chemerinsky

Although I am deeply disturbed by President Donald Trump’s disregard for the Constitution in his first days in office, I am hesitant to join those w...

Rise Up: This Is Not Complicated

Imani Michelle Scott, Ph.D. | Posted 01.31.2017 | Home
Imani Michelle Scott, Ph.D.

"Hitler didn't steal the power, his people voted for him, and then he destroyed his people." - Pope Francis If we want freedom If we want peace If we...

Stop The Constitutional Crisis

Jill Goldenziel | Posted 01.31.2017 | Home
Jill Goldenziel

Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) is refusing to comply with not one, but two federal judicial orders. This is not a case of a few rogue border patrol a...

An Entire Branch Of Government Was Scrubbed From The White House Website (Update: It's Back)

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 01.30.2017 | Home

UPDATE, Jan. 30: The White House has restored the link on its homepage as of Monday morning. Previously: Two out of three ain’t bad. On the White Ho...

Iraqis And Afghans Who Helped U.S. Among First Detained Under Trump's Ban

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 01.29.2017 | Home

NEW YORK ― Iraqi and Afghan refugees who helped U.S. war efforts were among those detained at airports Friday night after President Donald Trump sig...

Refugees Expecting To Move To The U.S. In The Next Few Weeks Will Most Likely Have To Wait Years

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 01.25.2017 | Home

Um Mohammed, 30, is a Syrian refugee who was resettled in New Jersey a little over one year ago with her husband and two children. She’s been workin...

The White House Switchboard Is Still Working, Despite What You've Heard

The Huffington Post | Christina Wilkie | Posted 01.23.2017 | Home

The White House switchboard is a near-sacred part of the U.S. government ― so when reports surfaced Monday that the live operators who answer the ma...

Trump Just Completely Entangled His Business And The U.S. Government

The Huffington Post | Christina Wilkie | Posted 01.12.2017 | Home

WASHINGTON ― President-elect Donald Trump announced Wednesday that he will not sell his global hotel chain, will continue to accept reservations pai...

Volkswagen To Cough Up $4.3B To Settle Emissions Litigation

Reuters | Paul Vale | Posted 01.11.2017 | Home

WASHINGTON, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Volkswagen AG has agreed to plead guilty to U.S. charges it cheated on diesel emissions tests for a decade, accepting t...

Sick Of American Democracy? The U.S. Could Learn A Lot From These Countries

Parag Khanna | Posted 01.09.2017 | Home
Parag Khanna

SINGAPORE ― Donald Trump’s election proved to the world that America is just winging it. Rather than steadily improving governance over time, the ...

Airport Shooting Suspect Checked Gun, Despite Mental Health Issues

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 01.07.2017 | Home

A lone gunman with a history of mental illness legally checked a 9mm semiautomatic handgun into his baggage on Friday, flew to Ft. Lauderdale airport,...

Dylann Roof Won't Try To Save His Life In Looming Death Penalty Trial

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 12.30.2016 | Home

Dylann Roof, the 22-year-old white supremacist convicted of murdering nine members of a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina, last year...

This Is How Social Security May Affect Millennials

The Huffington Post | Zahara Hill | Posted 11.01.2016 | HuffPost Live 321


Why This Canadian Thinks America Needs To Stop Underestimating Foreign Policy

The Huffington Post | Zahara Hill | Posted 11.01.2016 | HuffPost Live 321


The Gatekeepers Are Running the Government

Llewellyn King | Posted 08.15.2016 | Home
Llewellyn King

Chances are the general public, journalists or others who need to speak to the principals, whether elected or appointed, will not get a look in because of the gatekeepers: those busybodies who take it upon themselves to affect things by blocking messages or meetings.

USAGov's Top Five Questions for Election Season | Posted 07.21.2016 | Home

The conventions are here, as both major political parties choose their Presidential tickets leading up to the November election. The next few months w...

Atheism Advocate: Religion Is Harming Society And Lives

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 07.19.2016 | Home
Zoltan Istvan

The fundamental problem with religion is that believers--about 5 billion people right now on Planet Earth--are so sure they're "correct" on anything and everything they believe.

What The CDC Is Doing About The Zika Virus

Quora | Posted 06.08.2016 | Home

Could the Zika problem in the US become as bad as its been in certain places outside the US? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing netw...

I Was Convicted In Egypt's Infamous NGO Trial

Yehia Ghanem | Posted 06.01.2016 | Home
Yehia Ghanem

What do you say to your 10-year-old daughter when she cries on the phone, asking: 'Are you really a traitor to Egypt?'

US Press Secretary Josh Earnest on the Toughest Question He's Ever Answered

Quora | Posted 05.31.2016 | Home

What is the toughest question you have ever had to answer as Press Secretary? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compe...

Bernie Sanders is Not a Movement, He's a Politician Trying to Reclaim Liberalism

Quora | Posted 05.26.2016 | Home

Is the Sander's movement a movement of policies or a cult of personality? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compellin...

The Growing Threat of Cyber-Attacks on Critical Infrastructure

Daniel Wagner | Posted 05.24.2016 | Home
Daniel Wagner

Despite the fact that cyber-attacks occur with greater frequency and intensity around the world, many either go unreported or are under-reported, leaving the public with a false sense of security about the threat they pose and the lives and property they impact.