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GOP 'Base'? Who's on Third, What's on Second...

Brian Ross | Posted 05.04.2016 | Politics
Brian Ross

That group of conservatives will move the party away from the Abbott and Costello slapstick of Cruz and Bachmann and Palin to people who articulate their needs but believe in pothole-free roads, and, just maybe, science.

New Study Reveals Correlation Between Online Harassment and Political Expression in 2016 Election

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.04.2016 | Politics
Craig Newmark

In a free country like the US, everyone gets a chance to say who runs things. Voting's how we make that happen. When we see 93 million eligible voters staying home, we know something's broken.

'Green News Report' - May 3, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.03.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Ad wars: Clean energy advocates want you to vote -- so the fossil fuel i...

The Debater as a Gladiator

Lev Hakak | Posted 05.02.2016 | Religion
 Lev Hakak

Do debaters try to receive "compensation" by demonstrating their skills and abilities? Are they drawn to the presidency as a public service only, or do they have additional considerations such as power, status, and honor?

Confronting Voter Suppression in 2016

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 04.29.2016 | Politics
John Wellington Ennis

I discovered no lack of evidence that the 2004 Ohio elections had been subverted; I found more damning information than I could even fit in the film. I had to learn a lot about how elections were administered to be able to comprehend the myriad of ways one can screw them up.

A Call for Latino Votes Over Violence

Amy Hinojosa | Posted 04.29.2016 | Latino Voices
Amy Hinojosa

We have to acknowledge that the Hispanic community in the United States is reaching a critical level where we feel at best invisible and at worst hated. This is not about a revolution. We do not have to lower ourselves to crime in order to be heard.

Keep Calm and Meditate The Vote

Sister Jenna | Posted 04.29.2016 | Politics
Sister Jenna

The first public Meditate The Vote event gathered individuals from the arenas of education, media, government, and religion. It catered to folks born in America and others who chose this as their country.

This Is How You Vote With Your Vagina

The Huffington Post | Jenavieve Hatch | Posted 04.29.2016 | Women

In a hilarious new Funny or Die video, actress and comedian Mary Lynn Rajskub turns the exhausting adage that women "vote with their vaginas" on its h...

USAGov's Guide to the Party Conventions | Posted 04.28.2016 | Politics

Presidential primaries will be wrapping up in the next couple months. And looking ahead to the summer, the political party conventions will be where candidates are officially nominated. Conventions can be exciting to watch if you know what's going on.

I'm No Longer a Gay Republican and Here's Why

James Owens | Posted 04.28.2016 | Queer Voices
James Owens

If you're able, for a moment, to put yourself in someone else's shoes, challenge your current perspective or give someone the benefit of the doubt -- you have no business being registered as a Republican.

Could Voters Opposed to Both Clinton and Trump Team up Using VotePact?

Sam Husseini | Posted 04.27.2016 | Politics
Sam Husseini

There's a solution to the predicament most of the U.S. will be facing between now and November: Liberals, progressives and others disenchanted with th...

WATCH LIVE: Newtown Voters Talk Connecticut Primary

HuffPost | Chantelle DMello | Posted 04.26.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

HuffPost's Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani heads to Newtown, CT to hear residents' thoughts on the election. Check out the livestream on HuffPost Politics...

Climate Change This Week: The Coral Canary, a Windy US Future, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 04.26.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Another Reason To Save Africa's Forests - its butterflies, such as these glass wi...

Trump, Product of a Flawed Balloting System

Rohit Shetty | Posted 04.25.2016 | Politics
Rohit Shetty

Donald Trump openly flaunts his frontrunner status and dominates political headlines, much to the chagrin of most pundits. However, most analysis so ...

Realistically, What is Bernie Sanders's Chance of Winning the Democratic Nomination?

Quora | Posted 04.25.2016 | Politics

Does Bernie Sanders have a realistic chance of winning the Democratic nomination? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where c...

After Sanders -- A Path to Electoral Revolution

Sam Husseini | Posted 04.22.2016 | Politics
Sam Husseini

Supporters of Bernie Sanders and others need to be looking for a path to meaningful social and political change in the likely event that he does not win the Democratic Party nomination.

Righting Wrongs in New York City

Elissa Stein | Posted 04.21.2016 | Education
Elissa Stein

Disenfranchised voters in the city can now look forward to a Board of Elections audit and potential overhaul that is long overdue. NYC students deserve the same.

Anderson Cooper's Non-Voting Arrogance

David Toussaint | Posted 04.21.2016 | Queer Voices
David Toussaint

On a recent interview for "The Howard Stern Show" the openly gay CNN anchor and news host said, among other things, "I don't think I'm going to vote... I don't think reporters should vote... A lot of reporters don't vote. It's a thing."

Climate Change This Week: Avoiding the Heat, All Weather Solar Cells, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 04.20.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. A Prickly Situation - this cartoonish katydid is found in Yasuni National Park, E...

Is the System Unfair to Independent Voters?

Kicker | Posted 04.20.2016 | Politics

If you're not registered either Democrat or Republican, you might be having a tough time voting. So if you're an independent who's been following the campaigns and recently made up your mind -- you're left out.

Now, We Have Proof

Lorri L. Jean | Posted 04.19.2016 | Queer Voices
Lorri L. Jean

If you haven't already seen the news coverage, I'm proud to tell you that the Huffington Post, New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, NPR, and media t...

How Social Media Has Changed the Election Process

Quora | Posted 04.19.2016 | Politics

How are presidential campaigns using social media differently in 2016 than in 2012 and 2008? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing netw...

Let's Find a Better Way to Elect Our President

T. Boone Pickens | Posted 04.19.2016 | Politics
T. Boone Pickens

Certainly we can do better than what we're doing. We now have a presidential election process that penalizes success and accomplishment and rewards those without battle scars from business or politics.

What's Your Civic Life? Why Does It Matter?

Alan D. Solomont | Posted 04.18.2016 | Education
Alan D. Solomont

Civic engagement necessarily encompasses a spectrum of activities. It may take the form of direct community service that is informed by the root causes of social inequity. It may include activism, dissent, and protest; political action and campaigns; community organizing; non-profit work; issue advocacy; or public service at all levels of government.

Democratize the Electoral System!

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 04.18.2016 | Politics
Warren J. Blumenfeld

The principle of "one person, one vote" rings out upon the U.S.-American landscape as an essential and central unifying element of our great democracy, but one which, unfortunately, merely resounds as an ideal rather than as the reality.