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Three Ballot Initiatives That Could Change America

David Morris | Posted 10.31.2016 | Politics
David Morris

On November 8th citizens in 35 states vote on 163 ballot initiatives. They cover a wide range of subjects (e.g. marijuana, minimum wage, taxes, gun co...

It's Election Season And I Have Faith

Yasmina Blackburn | Posted 10.27.2016 | Religion
Yasmina Blackburn

I believe that the very essence of faith is that that our conditions will improve by the sheer fact that we are trying. No matter your faith or non-faith, go out and vote. Not only will it make a difference, it is your right.

10 Older Women Share Stories Of Sexism To Inspire People To Vote

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.27.2016 | Fifty

With a woman running for president, we often forget that the 19th Amendment was ratified less than 100 years ago. But in a powerful new video created ...

49 Impressions And Vote!

Matthew Friend | Posted 10.27.2016 | Comedy
Matthew Friend

Eighteen-year-old Matthew Friend does 49 of his favorite impressions, encouraging people to get out there and vote in this critical election!

79-Year-Old Rapping Grandma Perfectly Breaks Down Why You Must Vote

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.27.2016 | Fifty

Think your vote won’t make a difference? Then let Lil’ Mema give you a piece of her mind. The 79-year-old rapping grandmother-of-10, whose real na...

In Ballot Selfie Battle, Free Speech Beats Fear Of Voter Fraud

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 10.27.2016 | Politics

NEW YORK Oct 26 (Reuters) - Voting is democracy’s most fundamental right and responsibility and recent federal court rulings say you have a constitu...

In Ballot Selfie Battle, Free Speech Beats Fear Of Voter Fraud

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 01.10.2017 | Politics

NEW YORK Oct 26 (Reuters) - Voting is democracy’s most fundamental right and responsibility and recent federal court rulings say you have a constitu...

Ben Affleck Goes Full Boston To Get 'Kid Brother' Swing State To Vote

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 10.27.2016 | Politics

Hollywood actor and producer Ben Affleck, aka Benny “The Sweet One” O’Callaghan, may not be from New Hampshire, but he is urging those in his ...

A Guide for Voting at (the Beginning of) the End of the World

John Halstead | Posted 10.26.2016 | Politics
John Halstead

("The Extinction Election" by Doug Minkler) This has been a rough campaign season for progressives. First Bernie Sanders lost the Democratic nominat...

Climate Change This Week: Running Out of Earth, Inspiring Students, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 10.26.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Check for National Geographic venues (including youtube and other online opportuni...

One Factor to Watch For That Would Betray the Polls

Dr. John Johnson | Posted 10.25.2016 | Politics
Dr. John Johnson

With only two weeks left till the 2016 Presidential Election, the majority of presidential polls show a consistent lead for Hillary Clinton over Donal...

I Was a Vote Rigger

DJ Jaffe | Posted 10.25.2016 | Politics
DJ Jaffe

(Disclosure: I usually write on mental illness, but many people asked me to make this story public) Is Donald right? Are elections rigged? Do we need...

Return Undesired

Carly Stern | Posted 10.25.2016 | Politics
Carly Stern

In 15 days, you will be able to cast a ballot. I beg you to care about something that connects you to November 8th. Because when people stop caring, the world falls. And millions vanish. Never again should anyone's existence or return be undesired.

Nervously Awaiting Nov. 8

Jerry Lanson | Posted 10.24.2016 | Politics
Jerry Lanson

To me, Donald Trump exemplifies everything bad about America.

Nate Silver on Predictions, Uncertainty, and the New Hampshire Vote

Annie Duke | Posted 01.06.2017 | Politics
Annie Duke

With the election two weeks away, it's difficult to focus on anything else. In addition to daily election news, there are dozens of fresh polls - nati...

Our Democracy Can Do Better. Shorten The Election Cycle.

Sheryl Crow | Posted 10.24.2016 | Politics
Sheryl Crow

My mother was 16 years old when she was crowned Queen of the Caruthersville, Missouri American Legion Fair. The prize: escorting President Truman to ...

Why Lin-Manuel Miranda Should Run for President (and other observations about this election)

Amanda Slavin | Posted 10.23.2016 | Politics
Amanda Slavin

This election has been terrifying. It's the equivalent of what it would look like if SNL did a skit about SNL, it's that ridiculous. It feels like we ...

I Spent The Past Month Trying To Become An 'Informed' Voter

Alex McKelvey | Posted 10.21.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Alex McKelvey

I'm voting for the first time ever on November 8, in large part because I'm curious to see how it feels.

Millennials Paving The Way: 2016 Presidential Election Mindset

Yasamin Beitollahi | Posted 10.20.2016 | Politics
Yasamin Beitollahi

This is the eighth post in my series, Millennials Paving The Way, highlighting today's brightest Millennials who are empowering future generations to ...

Truth, Light and Meaning in the Voting Booth: Diwali and the US Elections

Anantanand Rambachan | Posted 10.20.2016 | Religion
Anantanand Rambachan

To reflect on Diwali this year, while disregarding the elections that are only days away, is irresponsible. It makes a major Hindu festival irrelevant to one of the most important choices that we must make as citizens of a democratic nation.

Federal Judge: Voters Illegally Removed From Ohio Rolls May Cast Provisional Ballots

Reuters | Adam Goldberg | Posted 10.22.2016 | Politics

(Reuters) - A federal judge in Ohio laid out a plan on Wednesday for the state to restore voting privileges for people who were illegally removed from...

Aziz Ansari Wants You To Vote

Zac Thompson | Posted 10.19.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Zac Thompson

Do Aziz proud and vote. Vote for all the brown people, vote for climate change, and vote for pantsuits.

Climate Change This Week: Looming Health Disaster, Clean Power Kites, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 10.18.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Saving BUB, Beautiful Unique Biodiversity, as in this asian pangolin, is another ...

How Citizenship Made Our Family's American Dream Happen

Cathy Cha | Posted 10.20.2016 | Impact
Cathy Cha

New citizens are not the only ones who gain advantages from increased naturalizations. We all benefit when our neighbors, and their children, are grounded in American values; citizenship does that. It's a rite of passage that unites us, that makes us all part of the rich American fabric.

The Movement for Black Lives' Policy Demands: Polarizing or Health-full?

Aletha Maybank, M.D., MPH | Posted 10.18.2016 | Black Voices
Aletha Maybank, M.D., MPH

In the context of a contentious political season, it should not be surprising that much of what the Movement for Black Lives has been calling for has been framed as a polarizing, political agenda, when at much of its core, it is a public health agenda.