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Little Boy, Big Ideas

Amanda Waggener | Posted 08.12.2016 | Politics
Amanda Waggener

We are not made to handle all the information, in the amount of detail we get, in the volume it's given to us. We are constantly made aware of every scary story that unfolds around the world, yet we aren't equipped nor do we have the ability to make most any of it better.

Climate Change This Week: The Melting Third Pole, Politics' Climate Clash, And More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 08.12.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Saving BUB, beautiful unique biodiversity, like this painted bunting that li...

GOP Legislators In Texas Drop Requiring Citizenship Tests For Minority Voters After Most Legislators Fail Test

Christopher Lamb | Posted 08.11.2016 | Comedy
Christopher Lamb

The Republican-led Texas House of Representatives dropped their attempt to require citizenship tests for minority voters after it was revealed that most of the legislators could not pass the test.

Can You Rig A Presidential Poll?

Dr. John Johnson | Posted 08.11.2016 | Politics
Dr. John Johnson

Can you rig a presidential poll? If by rig you mean a vast conspiracy or systematic effort to coordinate every poll in favor of one candidate or another, the answer is no, probably not.

Dr. Fergie Reid Sr Speaks About The Voting Rights Act And '90 for 90'

Wade Norris | Posted 08.09.2016 | Denver
Wade Norris

As we close out the historic Presidency of America's first Black President, Barack Obama, it is important to review the trailblazers who made his elec...

Preparing the Next Generation of Engaged Voters

Kimberly Cassidy | Posted 08.08.2016 | College
Kimberly Cassidy

In my April blog post about the limitations of college rankings, I wrote that "the best colleges produce graduates who will make a difference in the w...

The Heart We Need In the White House

Catherine Nagle | Posted 08.04.2016 | Religion
Catherine Nagle

I've never been interested in politics, but can't help it these days, after hearing what's going on between our presidential nominees on the news. I'm sure you're hearing all about it, too. As a reader, I've heard different, negative things about Hillary Clinton, and what's even sadder is hearing it from other women!

'Green News Report' - August 4, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.04.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: New criminal charges for MI state employees in the Flint Water Crisis; $1...

Climate Change This Week: Siberia Exploding, Too Hot to Work, LED Job Surge, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 08.04.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Soon This May Be The Only Kind Of Tropical Frog In Existence - one made of painte...

Should You Give Your Employees Time Off To Vote?

Gene Marks | Posted 08.04.2016 | Business
Gene Marks

Here's a startling fact: According to The New York Times, only 9 percent of the American population voted for either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump as their candidate.

Register To Vote Now: Here Are The Links And Deadlines for All US States And Territories

Jacob Stewart | Posted 08.04.2016 | Politics
Jacob Stewart

The conventions are over. The candidates are set. And no matter your opinion, the 2016 Presidential Election will be historic. While election day is...

The New Woman

Miriam Ava | Posted 08.03.2016 | Women
Miriam Ava

Showing America and the world that it is indeed possible for a woman to become the presidential nominee of a major party is life-changing.

Why Your CEO Should Give You An Election Day Vacation

Hunter Walk | Posted 08.03.2016 | Politics
Hunter Walk

While I might be partisan (#ImWithHer), this voter effort is not. For too long the tech community has been accused of apathy around social issues. I know this to not be the case from my daily interactions with passionate entrepreneurs.

The Post Convention Tidal Wave of Polls--How Does A Voter Stay Afloat?

Dr. John Johnson | Posted 08.03.2016 | Politics
Dr. John Johnson

Since the Republican convention started two weeks ago, more than two dozen presidential polls have already been released. After Donald Trump's speech,...

How U.S. Expats Can Let Their Voices Be Heard In November's Election

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 08.03.2016 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

It used to be common for people back home to think U.S. expats living abroad were no longer U.S. citizens. Now, of course, most people know that living, working, or retiring overseas does not affect U.S. citizenship in any way.

Why I, A Woman Tech-Entrepreneur, And Immigrant, Am Voting For Hillary

Vinita Gupta | Posted 08.03.2016 | Politics
Vinita Gupta

Raising my own daughters has made me keenly aware of how American culture treats girls differently from boys.

Queer Politics In The Weimar Republic Of Germany: Sound Familiar?

Janet Mason | Posted 08.02.2016 | Books
Janet Mason

Of course, I tried to talk some sense into them. But with each one, I was left frustrated and came to the conclusion that they are in denial. Even if they are white and economically privileged and straight, history can change on a dime and their lives will be changed also.

Talking Politics 'In Polite Company'

Candy Spelling | Posted 08.02.2016 | Entertainment
Candy Spelling

In the polarizing political culture we live in today, I think it's important to remember that civility and respect should always be used towards others, no matter what subject you're discussing.

Why I Won't Be Sharing My Presidential Vote, And Maybe You Shouldn't Either

Kelli Stuart | Posted 08.02.2016 | Politics
Kelli Stuart

In a noisy world where opinions are thrown haphazardly into the vortex of free thought, maybe it's time we reigned ourselves in a bit. Because is it really worth losing friendships over which box you check on a presidential ticket?

Critics See Efforts By Counties And Towns To Purge Minority Voters From Rolls

The New York Times | Brennan Williams | Posted 08.02.2016 | Black Voices

When the deputy sheriff’s patrol cruiser pulled up beside him as he walked down Broad Street at sunset last August, Martee Flournoy, a 32-year-old b...

Take Politicians Out Of Election Law

Joshua A. Douglas | Posted 08.01.2016 | Politics
Joshua A. Douglas

Election laws should be above politics. Whether to enact an election regulation should be about only one thing: will the law improve the democratic process for all voters? Yet the history of voter ID laws, among most significant and partisan issues infecting our elections, has always involved politics.

Primaries, Conventions, And Nominations! Oh My! If We Only Had A Brain.

Stephen Rosa | Posted 07.29.2016 | Politics
Stephen Rosa

Is this a presidential election or a bad version of The Wizard of Oz? The long and perilous journey along the yellow brick campaign trail to the November election is almost over.

Teens Convince Parents To Change Their Vote

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 07.29.2016 | Black Voices
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By: Billy Cruz On a sweltering day in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 14-year-old Nia Carter took me on a tour of the RV she and her family have been us...

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.