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Gabrielle Union Stumps For Obama At Black College

Posted 02.22.2012 | Black Voices

The actress Gabrielle Union headed to historically black North Carolina Central University in Durham to stump for President Obama, with the aim of dru...

Cameroon's Kah Walla on Her Candidacy, the Arab Spring and More

Stephenie Foster | Posted 04.14.2012 | World
Stephenie Foster

"There is a single unavoidable issue in Africa and it is the issue of governance. Without responsible citizens who build systems that can hold their governments accountable, we will be unable to make our way out of poverty."

Rise of Online Organizing Makes Internet Crowd a Must-Win Constituency

Kat Kane | Posted 04.08.2012 | New York
Kat Kane

The Internet not only narrows the participation gap between young and old, it lends a powerful platform to a typically quiet constituency -- we've grabbed the bullhorn and, all of a sudden, our agenda is beginning to resonate.

In Florida, Diverse Young Republicans Ignited By Ron Paul

Turnstyle | Posted 04.01.2012 | Politics
Turnstyle

By Ike Sriskandarajah Photo Credit: IKE SRISKANDARAJAH/Turnstyle News Young Ron Paul supporters in Florida. Ron Paul's libertarian ideas may be c...

Liberalism Up, Political Engagement Down Among College Freshmen

Posted 03.27.2012 | College

The Occupy College protests and demonstrations against college tuition-hikes on campuses across the country may paint a portrait of an increasingly li...

Teens Sound Off On Obama's Big Speech!

| Julianna Joss & Shawn Rusterholz | Posted 01.25.2012 | Home

Two teen participants in the Junior States of America (JSA), a student-run political organization for high school students, sounded off on Obama's Sta...

Want to Solve the Problem of Money in Politics? Vote!

Terry Newell | Posted 03.24.2012 | Politics
Terry Newell

To the extent that money is heavily influencing campaigns, democracy takes a hit. We need a solution that does not depend on new laws or the Supreme Court. Fortunately, such a solution is available: voting.

The Perplexing Popularity of Ron Paul

Noah Fitzgerel | Posted 03.24.2012 | Home
Noah Fitzgerel

Why the big hullabaloo over Ron Paul? According to Harvard's Institute for Politics, Paul is the most popular GOP candidate among my generation. I cannot find such a fact more troubling.

How Paul Appeals To Young Voters

AP | BETH FOUHY | Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

MANCHESTER, N.H. — A 76-year-old great-grandfather who gives eye-glazing speeches on monetary policy, displays a crotchety streak and disappears...

NYE Party Busted.. Teen Car Thieves.. Ron Paul Rally

| Posted 01.07.2012 | Home

Every week, HuffPost High School rounds up the best local news stories about high school students from across the country through our friends at Patch...

WATCH: Is Ron Paul The New Justin Bieber?

Posted 01.04.2012 | Comedy

He may have come in a distant third at the GOP Iowa caucus last night, but nobody electrifies the youth vote quite like 77-year-old U.S. congressman f...

New Report Could Prove Troubling For Obama

Posted 02.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON - Voter turnout will likely drop substantially in the 2012 U.S. presidential election, due in part to decreased interest among young pe...

Could President Obama Lose the Youth Vote in 2012?

Stewart J. Lawrence | Posted 02.27.2012 | Politics
Stewart J. Lawrence

If anyone embodied the Obama mantra of "hope and change" -- indeed, shouted it from the rooftops -- it was Millennials. But, of course, that was before Obama began backing off his commitments on one issue after another

Joy Resmovits

Will College Kids Caucus For Paul?

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 03.09.2012 | Politics

Ron Paul's biggest foe in the Jan. 3 Iowa caucuses may not be Mitt Romney, Michele Bachmann or even Newt Gingrich. It could be a hangover. Paul is ...

MTV Asks: Do Politicians Care About Young People?

Posted 12.23.2011 | Home

MTV has launched a brand new political campaign for young people called "The Power Of 12." So, what makes this one different from previous campaigns,...

Take Note: Jesus Was A Millennial

Rev. Dr. Cindi Love | Posted 02.18.2012 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Cindi Love

I spend a fair amount of my time with young people who go to church and who don't go to church. My experience tells me that they don't choose to engage with unresponsive and inflexible institutions with outdated rules that make no sense.

Democracy Is Not a Spectator Sport

Harvard Kennedy School Democrats | Posted 01.17.2012 | Politics
Harvard Kennedy School Democrats

2012 presents young voters with the opportunity to help bring about a better political reality. Disappointment with the current state of affairs in Washington does not justify sitting on the sidelines: as has often been said, democracy is not a spectator sport.

Full Latino Impact in 2012 Elections Will Depend on Its Youth

Roberto Ramos | Posted 01.08.2012 | Latino Voices
Roberto Ramos

While inspired by their roots, the U.S.-born Latino voters are clearly not your parent's electorate.

Obama Campaign Launches Massive Recruiting Effort

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 01.05.2012 | Politics

PHILADELPHIA — Volunteers flocked to Barack Obama last time. This time, the president's campaign is in recruiting mode. Without a primary chall...

'Nonpartisan' youth movement has deep GOP roots

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 01.01.2012 | College
The Center for Public Integrity

By John Dunbar, iWatch News"Generation Opportunity " bills itself as a fast-growing, nonpartisan organization that uses its website and popular Face...

Generation Y's Wall Street SPO

Amy Goldwasser | Posted 12.27.2011 | College
Amy Goldwasser

My generation needs to admit that we have a problem. Hi, we are Generation Y, and we are overly entitled consumption addicts with expectations that are incongruous with a finite world.

We Are Greater Together

Eric Zoberman | Posted 10.26.2011 | Politics
Eric Zoberman

Young Americans are a history-changing force when we are united regardless of gender, race, community and sexual orientation.

In Ohio, Youth Activists Rally For a Cause, Not a Candidate

Whit Jones | Posted 12.24.2011 | Green
Whit Jones

This weekend, over 400 youth leaders from across the Midwest converged in Cleveland, Ohio to do some political organizing. But these activists weren't coming to knock on doors for Mitt Romney or phone-bank for Barack Obama.

The Importance of Political Beliefs in College

Uloop | Posted 12.16.2011 | College
Uloop

College is the place for you to figure out yourself and your future. Keeping up on the politics of today can help you get a job, as well as make decisions that will impact your lifestyle.

Obama Campaign Makes Moves To Repeat 2008 Phenomenon In 2012

AP | By KEN THOMAS | Posted 10.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's presidential campaign launched a new voter registration and grassroots organizing program Thursday aimed at boo...