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HuffPost's DNC Panel: Game Change -- How the New Media Are Impacting the '08 Race

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Arianna Huffington

Tech advances -- and the new media they've made possible -- have had a game-changing effect on the political world. To explore this brave new world of broadband politics and political coverage, HuffPost is hosting a discussion during the Democratic National Convention.

Why I Recorded Yes We Can

Will.i.am | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Will.i.am

I came up with the idea to turn Obama's New Hampshire speech into a song because that speech affected and touched my inner core like nothing in a very long time. It spoke to me.

Don't Turn Obama Into Blair

Indra Adnan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Indra Adnan

Too many people in the UK remember the hope and subsequent betrayal of New Labour's victory in 1997 when Tony Blair metamorphosed from Bambi to Terminator in his first term.

UN Secretary General Busts A Rhyme: ban.i.am

UN Dispatch | Mark Leon Goldberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

At the United Nations Correspondents Association dinner, UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon adopted the hip-hop persona ban.i.am, and busted a rhyme mod...

Britney Spears and "Yes We Can": Why Rolling Stone Probably Shouldn't Have

Chez Pazienza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Chez Pazienza

I can't be the only one who thinks that even if there's no parallel with larger events to be drawn from the Britney cover, the whole thing is just really fu**ing cheesy.

Barack Obama and the God of Love

Harriet Rossetto | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Harriet Rossetto

If Obama's vision of hope and unity is to take root, each one of us must struggle to integrate ourselves by maintaining those thoughts, attitudes and actions that connect us.

What Centrist Huh? Beyond Obama's 2.5 Million Jobs

Beau Friedlander | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Beau Friedlander

Obama may well assume a fairly radical solution to the economic problems facing the nation, one that eclipses the craziest notions dreamt up by the progressive fringe.

Will Obama-Mania Lead Us to Solartopia? Yes We Will!

Harvey Wasserman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Harvey Wasserman

Rebirthing Detroit as a clean, lean, green machine with union labor making carbon free cars and the New Solartopian mass transit network we really need... Yes We Can!

Barack Obama -- Entrepreneur Extraordinaire

Steve Strauss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Strauss

Barack Obama may be the best entrepreneur in the world.

Is Obama Screwing His Base with Rahm Emanuel Selection?

Stephen Zunes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen Zunes

It is unclear how serious of a blow Obama's selection of Rahm Emanuel as Chief-of-Staff is to those who hoped that Obama might actually steer the country in a more progressive direction.

(R)Evolution -- We All Want to Change Your Head

Suzette Standring | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Suzette Standring

This new multi-cultural, interracial, eco-green, techno-savvy, globally-minded young generation has made history.

Yes We Can ________

Allison Kilkenny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Allison Kilkenny

"Yes We Did" what? Elect Barack Obama on good faith alone? It appears Obamanites think their journey is over, and that good people are at the helm, and all will be well.

Obama's Grammatically Incorrect Election Victory

Lionel Beehner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lionel Beehner

The past tense of "Yes, we can" is not "Yes, we did" but "Yes, we could." But that just sounds weird. The correct phrase should be "Yes, we were able to," but that just sounds too clunky and verbose.

Wide Awake in America

Chez Pazienza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chez Pazienza

What we witnessed last night and what we're still feeling the aftershocks of this morning is, in a word, history.

America Grows Up

Bruce Tenenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bruce Tenenbaum

I don't own rose-colored glasses. Obama's victory doesn't mean all is once again right with the world. But for now we become one nation again. Today we reject race as a deciding factor.

Better Angels of Our Nature

Terry Tillman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Terry Tillman

We had friends from England, Germany and the USA at our house watching the returns last night, and all were celebrating.

Was It Him, or His Obama?

Sharon Glassman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sharon Glassman

I smiled. Obama Boy smiled. I read his nametag. Part of me considered how his last name might look hyphenated to mine. And then, we caucused our way to the auditorium to do our duty.

The Inspiration of Barack: McReagan, 40 Years Later

Qasim Basir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Qasim Basir

While we approach the beginning of what many consider to be the reconstruction of this great country, do not think for a second that the journey is complete.

Cesar Chavez at the Root of Obama's Campaign: Grassroots Latino Voter Outreach

Randy Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Randy Shaw

If Barack Obama's campaign wins on November 4th, LA should be identified as the birthplace of the grassroots voter outreach strategy that dramatically changed the political course of the US.

Yes, We Must!

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Maggie Van Ostrand

Like Franklin D. Roosevelt during World War II, Obama has united us in a common cause for the good of our nation.

The Inspiration of Barack: What Does it Take?!

Qasim Basir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Qasim Basir

Tell people your story and what Barack Obama means to you. These stories are important and they make this movement real. Whether superficial or profound, each of your stories means something. I will start by telling mine.

The Inspiration of Barack: Back to Message -- "Vote"

Qasim Basir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Qasim Basir

I came to realize that I wrote these very scripts for the purpose of inspiring people to do their part and getting them back to the message.

Suggestions For John McCain's Official Campaign Soundtrack CD

Sal Nunziato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sal Nunziato

It's only fair that Republicans have a musical memento, no? Any suggestions? We could make it a boxed set.

The Inspiration of Barack: "Yes We Can" -- College

Qasim Basir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Qasim Basir

We had people from all over coming out to help make this series -- we took a page out of Obama's book and were successful at it.

The Inspiration of Barack: "Yes We Can" Film Series

Qasim Basir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Qasim Basir

I refer to the series as "Seven American Stories of Hope." I hope most people will be able to relate to at least one of them.