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Eleven Years Later: Looking Back at 9/11

Marian Salzman | Posted 11.12.2012 | Impact
Marian Salzman

Whatever your position on American military involvement in the Middle East, 9/11 encouraged us to stand together and support anyone who was making a sacrifice for America

Need More Jobs? Revive the Public Sector

John Tirman | Posted 11.10.2012 | Politics
John Tirman

Lessons from the tough neighborhoods of Rio and Johannesburg also have meaning for the United States. One of the consequences of the severe budget cuts the GOP envisions under the Ryan plan is a growing disconnect between communities and government.

Socially Responsible Investing: Whence Did We Come? And Whither Are We Going?

Robert Zevin | Posted 11.06.2012 | Business
Robert Zevin

Many of us are now embarrassed to say that our religious or moral or political views should and do affect our investment selections. We know the gatekeepers don't want to hear it; and they know that many of their institutional clients definitely don't want to hear it.

HuffPost Book Club: Themes And Oscar Wao

Annemarie Dooling | Posted 11.04.2012 | Books
Annemarie Dooling

Last week we started our HuffPost Book Club updates with a short overview of the historical facts and timelines surrounding "The Brief Wondrous Life o...

Tricia Helfer Joins 'Community' & More TV Casting News

Posted 09.01.2012 | TV

"Battlestar Galactica" bombshell Tricia Helfer is coming to "Community" in a role that might make Abed pass out. TV Line reports that Helfer has been ...

Yes, We Built This -- We the People of the United States

Benjamin R. Barber | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics
Benjamin R. Barber

Let's not argue with Paul Ryan about whether "we built it" or the government built it. Let's remind ourselves that what makes America exceptional and Americans free is that when we talk about "we," it is John Dewey's "great community," the greatness of "we the people" to which we all belong.

The Senior Living Industry Is Looking for a Few Good Young People

Dwayne J. Clark | Posted 10.29.2012 | Business
Dwayne J. Clark

Today, the senior living industry is not on most young people's radar as a potential career track or even as a starter or part-time job -- but it should be.

The Surprising Communities That Surround Me

Rev. Dr. Martha R. Jacobs | Posted 10.28.2012 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Martha R. Jacobs

Each of these communities brought its own sense of sacredness and grace to me as I continue to mourn my mother's death and celebrate her life. I have learned a great deal about what it feels like to be cared for.

Jubilee Cafe

Bus 52 | Posted 10.23.2012 | Good News
Bus 52

The Jubilee Café succeeds in caring for a part of the community that is so often overlooked but it does so in a way that ensures more respect for the people who are in need of help.

Tell Us: What Was The First Book That Had An Impact On You?

Annemarie Dooling | Posted 10.22.2012 | Books
Annemarie Dooling

My dog's name is Charlotte. I often get asked why the tiny English Bulldog with the deep, dark eyes and a tendency to growl at passers-by has such a...

5 Things We Learned From Dan Harmon's Reddit AMA

The Huffington Post | Alex Moaba | Posted 08.22.2012 | TV

Fired "Community" creator Dan Harmon sat down for a Reddit AMA on Wednesday, where he answered fans' questions about his ouster from the eccentric NBC...

Why NBC Shouldn't Give Up On 'Parks & Rec' & 'Community'

Chris Harnick | Posted 10.21.2012 | TV
Chris Harnick

With the end of "The Office" and "30 Rock" on the horizon, I'm worried about the future of NBC's two other beloved -- and low-rated -- comedies, "Parks and Recreation" and "Community."

SUPERCUT: Alison Brie Rapping All Over The Place

Posted 08.21.2012 | TV

Alison Brie is a woman of many talents, and they certainly aren't limited to her portrayals of Annie on "Community" and Trudy on "Mad Men." In the ...

Buddha Doodle -- 'A Dream You Dream Together'

Molly Hahn | Posted 10.20.2012 | Good News
Molly Hahn


You'll Never Have to Go It Alone

Lewis Forman | Posted 10.17.2012 | Parents
Lewis Forman

When your definition of perfect is challenged, you should take the time to feel alone and when you're ready, come find the community.

This Week's Commenter Round Up (Animated GIFs Ahoy!)

Kat Patke | Posted 08.20.2012 | Celebrity

One of the most interesting aspects of celeb stories is what comes after — your guys' hilarious, occasionally rant-y and generally colorful response...

Today's Buddha Doodle -- 'Heal'

Molly Hahn | Posted 10.17.2012 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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My Maine Inspiration: Following in the Footsteps of American Artistic Tradition

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 10.17.2012 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

Although I grew up in New York and have lived there for many years, I have a summer studio in Maine. Every summer I pack up and go to paint following the tradition of so many of America's painters from Winslow Homer to Alex Katz.

Oregon Public House: The First Nonprofit Pub (VIDEO)

Bus 52 | Posted 10.16.2012 | Good News
Bus 52

The Oregon Public House, just like many around the city, will have its own beer, serve food and create the perfect environment to spend time with friends and family. It will, however, have one fundamental difference: it will be a nonprofit pub.

The Ecology of Innovation

John M. Eger | Posted 10.15.2012 | Arts
John M. Eger

Today, it is a fact that America must innovate to compete in the new economy and society. But we cannot have innovation without creativity. And we cannot have an innovation region by just wishing it were so.

They Created A $20 Million Empire From Paint And Booze

Posted 10.18.2012 | MarloThomas

'People thought we were crazy to do this; they kept telling us that people didn’t have disposable income during a recession. But what we knew was that alcohol, movies and make-up don’t suffer during bad times.'

My Very Personal Look At 'Levitated Mass'

Malcolm Boyd | Posted 10.14.2012 | Religion
Malcolm Boyd

On that Saturday morning we dozen or so strangers gathered as if by magic to approch the Rock. We looked at one another and the Rock with a sort of kinship. A communal event quietly took place.

New Leadership Shaping the Creative Community

John M. Eger | Posted 10.09.2012 | Arts
John M. Eger

Becoming a creative community is complex and often convoluted, but mostly requires new thinking, new policies, new leadership... which doesn't necessarily fit into any existing cubbyhole.

Where Should The Olympics Head Next?

Posted 08.07.2012 | Travel

Though some have their doubts, London Mayor Boris Johnson is confident that the Olympics have only helped boost his city's tourism. The Independent al...

My Kind of Politician

Deborah Schoeberlein | Posted 10.03.2012 | Politics
Deborah Schoeberlein

I just met a politician who walks her talk, and whose talk makes sense. What a concept. Actually, more than a concept, she's amazing. She's a real ...