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DNC Attendees Dish On Extreme Ways To Get People To Vote

The Huffington Post | Erika Larose | Posted 07.28.2016 | HuffPost Live 321


Don't Bust: Iranian-Americans Need To Have A Voice In The Political Process

Holly Dagres | Posted 07.28.2016 | Politics
Holly Dagres

This isn't a plea to ask Iranian-Americans to vote for Hillary Clinton. However, when it comes to minorities, it's unclear whether we stand a chance against a man who spews vitriol and rants about bans and walls.

Political Disenchantment

Erin Smith | Posted 07.27.2016 | Politics
Erin Smith

This is a nonpolitical post about the current state of our political system. I am honestly not a very political person. I don't identify with any pa...

Tribalism and the Vote

Deborah J. Levine | Posted 07.26.2016 | Politics
Deborah J. Levine

As messy as tribalism may be, the tribes can also passionate, enthusiastic, creative and compelling. They produce leaders who are willing to take risks, to challenge what has gone before, to inspire others to do the same.

Climate Change This Week: A Hot New High, Kids Show the Way, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 07.26.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Saving BUB, Beautiful Unique Biodiversity, as in these Amazonian red eyed tree fr...

Voting Is Cool And Fashionable. Just Ask Kendall Jenner.

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 07.27.2016 | Style

Kendall Jenner, we’re not in Balmain anymore. The supermodel/tiny top enthusiast is the star of yet another brand new ad campaign. But instead of to...

Trying To Explain Donald Trump To A Small Child

Deborah Drezon Carroll | Posted 07.26.2016 | Fifty
Deborah Drezon Carroll

'Donald Trump's a bad guy.' 'Well, he's not exactly a bad guy, Honey.' So began this morning's unusual political debate. It wasn't unusual for me to be involved in a debate but my opponent was intransigent. He's three. He's my grandson.

Will there be burn out before they turn out for the election?

Michele Cuthbert | Posted 07.25.2016 | Politics
Michele Cuthbert

Election voter cycles seems to be longer than ever before especially in the swing states. Many candidates have elected to run their commercials so far...

Standing Together Against Injustice

Steven Choi | Posted 07.21.2016 | Politics
Steven Choi

This year, as our communities get out the vote in the 2016 presidential elections, we keep in mind all these injustices that continue to plague black and immigrant communities.

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

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

Climate Change This Week: Undersea Deforestation Soars, Flipping Crystals, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 07.21.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Saving BUB, Beautiful Unique Biodiversity, like this golden macaw, is another imp...

Shonda Rhimes Names One Thing People Can Do To Bring More Light In The World

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 07.21.2016 | OWN

If there is one thing each of us can do to add light to the world, Shonda Rhimes says, it’s this: Get out and vote. Talking with Oprah for OWN’s ...

Shut Up. Yes, You Are Influential.

Chris Castiglione | Posted 07.19.2016 | Impact
Chris Castiglione

I was having a conversation this last weekend, and got in an argument with someone who didn't think they were influential.

This Bill Could Automatically Register 50 Million People To Vote

The Huffington Post | Jacquie Lee | Posted 07.19.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― A bill introduced this week in Congress could automatically make as many as 50 million people eligible to join the electorate. Democrat...

Make This Election Day A National Holiday

Elan Barnehama | Posted 07.15.2016 | Politics
Elan Barnehama

More than any recent election, we are in need a national voting day where the polls become festive places where neighbors who disagree on candidates and issues congregate as a community.

National Doorstep Convention Builds The Vote Against Hate And Intolerance

LeeAnn Hall | Posted 07.14.2016 | Politics
LeeAnn Hall

We are just days away from the Republican National Convention. Next week, the corporate elite will descend on Cleveland, Ohio, to presumably nominate a candidate whose life's work is stealing from others to build wealth for himself.

Climate Change This Week: Massive Worldwide Tree Die-Off, Selling Solar Surges, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 07.13.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Saving BUB, Beautiful Unique Biodiversity, like this Amazon tree frog, is another...

Age Takes Center Stage Around The Brexit Vote--Not In A Good Way

Ashton Applewhite | Posted 07.12.2016 | Politics
Ashton Applewhite

In anxious times, we look for scapegoats. But blaming the Brexit on old people is more than reductionist and misinformed. It obscures the origin of the underlying discontents in global capitalism, which profits by pitting us against each other.

Californians Call for a Grand Jury Investigation of the Primary

Judy Frankel | Posted 07.08.2016 | Politics
Judy Frankel is taking declarations from Californians, to show a jury of their peers the various ways in which voters were disenfranchised.

Climate Change This Week: Fossil Fuels Are Costing the US & World, Raising Royalties, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 07.06.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Saving BUB, Beautiful Unique Biodiversity, as in this cool leafy gecko from...

Snagged Votes In Los Angeles

Judy Frankel | Posted 07.05.2016 | Politics
Judy Frankel

In California, people who identify as 'independent' register as No Party Preference, however, they are allowed to vote for president using a special Democratic, American Independent Party, or Libertarian crossover ballot in counties which opted to use them.

Voting Ethics And The Lesser Evil

Howard J. Curzer | Posted 07.01.2016 | Politics
Howard J. Curzer

Because both Clinton and Trump are quite unpopular, even within their own parties, many Republican and Democratic voters will face an unpalatable choice in November.

Congressional Black Caucus-Centuries Of Systemic Segregation and Discrimination Disenfranchise Black Communities; Not Proposed Open Primaries!

Gwen E. Samuel | Posted 07.01.2016 | Black Voices
Gwen E. Samuel

As a Black mom, an active voter and for the most part, a supporter of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), I was very disappointed to read that the CBC opposes changes in the Democratic Party platform.

Bernie-ites, Ten Reasons To Work For Hillary

Dr. Ruth Nemzoff | Posted 06.30.2016 | Politics
Dr. Ruth Nemzoff

OK all you Bernie-ites. Bernie said he'd vote for Hillary, and if you want a revolution your hard work begins now. You have to keep being "a player" by staying in the game with Hillary.

This User-Friendly Tool Gets You In The Know Before You Vote

NationSwell | Posted 06.29.2016 | Impact

With the presidential primary election looming, Chicago public school teacher Megan Augustiny introduced her high school civics students to BallotRead...