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The Manufacturing of No Labels

Cari Shane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cari Shane

"There is a quiet revolution happening in this country," says the founder, or really, the manufacturer of No Labels, Nancy Jacobson, who years ago conceived of and then built this movement.

We Don't Need Leaders That Spit in the Face of Democracy

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howard Steven Friedman

When I lived in Venezuela, I was inundated with polar opposite media coverage. State-controlled media lauded President Chavez's accomplishments while ...

Amanda Terkel

BEYOND LEFT AND RIGHT: Michael Bloomberg's Six Steps For Job Creation

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WASHINGTON -- New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg delivered a speech on Tuesday outlining six steps to tackle unemployment and spur job creation, ar...

Benazir Bhutto: Saviour of Pakistan? New Biopic Released Today in the U.S.

Karin Badt | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Karin Badt

Duane Baughman's Bhutto, makes its subject, already fascinating, a near goddess on earth. But the enchantment also belied some holes.

U.S. Cleantech Industry Endangered as Wall Street Sells Short

Daniel Goldfarb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Daniel Goldfarb

The inability of Congress to extend even some of ARRA's tax breaks and grants is putting clean tech funding on dangerous ground.

Cathleen Black: Education's Sarah Palin?

Gary Anderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Gary Anderson

It was business as usual on Friday as David Steiner apparently has agreed to provide Bloomberg with the waiver he needs to appoint Cathleen Black as t...

Poll: New Yorkers Don't Want Bloomberg Over For Thanksgiving

The Huffington Post | Jonah Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A new Quinnipiac poll shows Mayor Bloomberg at a five-year low. Only 55% of New Yorkers approve of how Bloomberg is handling the job, most likely ...

Top GOP Governor: I Hope Michael Bloomberg 'Won't Even Consider' Presidential Run

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rumblings of New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's possible presidential aspirations have outgoing RGA Chairman Haley Barbour quaking in his boots. ...

Will Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Will Schwartz

Within hours of winning their elections, Bill De Blasio, our future public advocate, and John Liu, our comptroller-elect, each demonstrated their own distinct styles of ineptitude.

PHOTOS: Fashion Elite at 'Balenciaga'; Bloomberg Saves Spider-Man

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Last night many New Yorkers were out supporting great causes. George Clooney (and his gorgeous girlfriend) and Robert Kennedy Jr. for attended the ...

Teacher Salaries and Shortage Areas

Christopher Reeve | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Christopher Reeve

While I am very disappointed that Mayor Bloomberg selected a new schools chancellor with no experience whatsoever in public education, I have to remain optimistic that our NYC kids will not be shortchanged in any way.

Friday Talking Points [145] -- A Democratic Epitaph

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

An interesting article caught my eye last week, but what with all the election hoopla, I haven't had a chance to write about it before now. But even ...

Black Swan Imbroglio: The Crisis of Journalism and Control of the Stack

Peter Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Peter Schwartz

21st century journalism will be about controlling and having access to the "stack" -- taking vast amounts of raw information and transforming it into useful material for telling interesting and important stories.

PHOTOS: New York Campaigns End As Votes Come In

The Huffington Post | Jonah Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The candidates for all major New York races made their last campaign stops this morning to vote, and are now retiring until the tallies come in. Andr...

Do Teacher Ratings Matter to Parents?

Beth Fertig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Beth Fertig

I spoke with a handful of New York public school parents and while my survey was very small (fewer than 10 individuals) the responses weren't surprising.

Bloomberg Now Backs Two-Term Limit In His Third Term As Mayor

AP | SARA KUGLER FRAZIER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Two years ago, Mayor Michael Bloomberg had the city's term limits law extended so he could run for a third term, but now he says he s...

Sam Stein

Bloomberg Pleads For Tolerance Amid Gay-Bashing, Violence

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Taking on a recent rash of homophobic incidents across the country and, perhaps, inflammatory anti-gay comments from Republican gubernatorial candidat...

Bloomberg Doesn't Care About Your Tweets

nydailynews.com | By Adam Lisberg and Larry Mcshane | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

You might consider unfriending Mayor Bloomberg. The iPad-loving mayor confessed Friday that he's not particularly interested in endless Facebook stat...

Michael Bloomberg Cuts Ad Supporting Marriage Equality (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg has cut a new ad for a Human Rights Campaign initiative that is seeking to push the state to pass marriage equal...

Rupert Murdoch, Michael Bloomberg Push For Immigration Reform

AP | SUZANNE GAMBOA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — They weren't as funny as television Comedy Central host Stephen Colbert, but media moguls Rupert Murdoch and Michael Bloomberg made...

CUNY-IBM To Open Unique School In NYC

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

NEW YORK — The City University of New York and IBM will open a unique school that merges high school with two years of college, allowing student...

Better Muslim Than Gay

Melody Moezzi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Melody Moezzi

Just like me, a Muslim American, my gay friend is an American citizen. Unlike me, he doesn't share the same 14th Amendment rights and privileges that said citizenship ought to guarantee.

William Alden

Goldman, Banks To See Dismal Third Quarter, Analysts Predict

HuffingtonPost.com | William Alden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

After pulling in their biggest haul in three years last quarter, bank profits have hit a wall in the first two weeks of September, The Financial Time...

William Alden

Home Prices Could Drop For The Next Three Years

HuffingtonPost.com | William Alden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Thinking about buying a home? You might want to proceed cautiously. The housing market may continue to decline, potentially for at least three more ye...

NYC, the Startup City, Calling all Angels!

Jack Hidary | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jack Hidary

During the 90's, NY had its share of tech startups, but many did not last through the crash. New startups are now emerging across Manhattan and Brooklyn in numbers we have not seen in a decade.