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A Parent, Community, and National Audit: It's Time for Adults to Shape up and Close the Hypocrisy Gap

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 12.07.2011 | Impact
Marian Wright Edelman

I urge every parent and adult to conduct a personal audit to examine whether we are contributing to the crisis so many of our children face or to the solutions they urgently need.

Amy Lee

'Community' Recap, Season 3, Episode 3: A Small Balloon For Lobsters | Amy Lee | Posted 12.07.2011 | Home

While the study group's lovefest seems threatened by lab partner drama, Chang delves into the seedy underbelly of nothing, Humphrey Bogart style, in t...

Ask the Students: Their Wise Wishes for Improving Education

Ellen Galinsky | Posted 12.03.2011 | Education
Ellen Galinsky

In the debates about how to improve education, adults argue about what works and what doesn't, rarely asking students for their views. Of course, adults are responsible, but knowing the views of youth might -- just might -- enrich adults' decisions.

Bury Me on Facebook

Misha Lyuve | Posted 12.03.2011 | Technology
Misha Lyuve

Unlike previous generations, after our death there will remain something beyond life-long accumulated clutter -- our Facebook pages.

Conversations on Practice

Jennifer Hamady | Posted 12.03.2011 | New York
Jennifer Hamady

No one can tell you how to become a writer or an artist. The only path is to do it, to think and feel deeply about it, and to persevere.

The Multiplexing of Content

Omri Marcus | Posted 11.30.2011 | Media
Omri Marcus

The creators of the great sitcom Community did something brilliant on a recent episode. Allegedly it was just an episode like every other -- plot A an...

Amy Lee

'Community,' Episode 2: 'Annie Vs. Annie' | Amy Lee | Posted 11.30.2011 | Home

This week on "Community," everything old is new again. Annie starts up a model UN club against Asian Annie (Annie, but Asian, with glasses), while Bri...

When Enemies Love And Serve Each Other

Tihomir Kukolja | Posted 11.26.2011 | Religion
Tihomir Kukolja

How could talking about Jesus directly be constructive at a peace-building conference with participants from numerous faith backgrounds -- Muslim, Protestant, Catholic, Orthodox, atheist and agnostic?

Recapping 'Community': "Biology 101"

Stacia L. Brown | Posted 11.23.2011 | Black Voices
Stacia L. Brown

We open with a musical number wherein our stars promise to be more grounded in reality. Joke? Fake-out? The semester will tell.

Community's Back!

Sean Campbell | Posted 11.22.2011 | Black Voices
Sean Campbell

The PostBourgie collective is kind of obsessed with NBC's "Community."

Amy Lee

'Community' Season 3, Episode 1 | Amy Lee | Posted 11.23.2011 | Home

The best episodes of "Community," despite their half-hour length, feel like fully formed universes. Less successful episodes tend to feel more like "B...

Crapping Out in New York

Dave Colavito | Posted 11.22.2011 | New York
Dave Colavito

Accounting gimmicks have always made it easy to pitch the "casino sale"; they obscure the documented higher rates of addiction, bankruptcy, and crime that the casino economy brings to communities.

Nontheistic Students On Campus: Understanding And Accommodating Them

Chris Stedman | Posted 11.22.2011 | Religion
Chris Stedman

While nonreligious student groups have a history of reaching out to religious groups for discussions and debates, the amount of cooperation in the last few years has increased drastically and broadened in scope.

Kiki Von Glinow

Pudi On 'Community' Premiere, Stealing Aziz Ansari's Job | Kiki Von Glinow | Posted 11.20.2011 | Entertainment

For those that know NBC’s “Community,” Greendale Community College’s bumbling savant, Abed Nadir, is a student of many things. He has an odd k...

ArtPlace Could Make the Difference In Communities Across America

John M. Eger | Posted 11.21.2011 | Arts
John M. Eger

Rocco Landsman, Chair of the NEA, has put together a national organization dedicated to building creative places in cities around the country, demonstrating the vital link between the arts and economic development.

WIE Symposium 2011: My New 'C' Word

Donna Karan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Women
Donna Karan

All my life I have had a love of "c" words: cashmere, comfort, city, creativity, champagne. This remains true, although now I find myself gravitating toward words like connect, collaborate and community.

Top 5 Ways Hippies Can Make You Rich

Ben Zolno | Posted 11.16.2011 | Business
Ben Zolno

Community living has serious advantages that are looking more and more appealing to the average American feeling the hard times of the recession.

7 Sites You Should Be Wasting Time On Right Now

The Huffington Post | Christine Friar | Posted 11.14.2011 | Comedy

Need something to distract you from your nude photos leaking this afternoon? Feeling weird after lunch and need a break before you get back into the s...

Decade 9.11: A Prayer

Kathleen Deignan | Posted 11.10.2011 | Religion
Kathleen Deignan

So for all our brothers and sisters everywhere who share the incarnate knowledge of what hatred can do, what rageful reactivity can occasion: this song for all who would rebuild a New City.

Jordan Zakarin

Is This The Wildest, Most Insane Show On TV? | Jordan Zakarin | Posted 11.07.2011 | Entertainment

"I'm really glad that I'm on this show because it is continuously surprising," Gillian Jacobs says, marveling her career's good fortune. "It's definit...

Identifying Community Leaders

Josh Burstein | Posted 11.04.2011 | Impact
Josh Burstein

Discovering trendsetters like Andre is how we propose to identify and support potential leaders and shift the dynamic of a learning space.

Brooklyn State Of Mind: DUMBO Arts Center

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 11.02.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

Brooklyn has been the last word in New York cool for a few years now, with bands like MGMT, Sleigh Bells and White Rabbits waxing lyrical about the ne...

2011 Fall TV Comedy Previews (VIDEOS/PHOTOS)

Matt Wilstein | Posted 11.02.2011 | Comedy
Matt Wilstein

It's September, which means the new fall TV season is upon us. Before you sign your life away to hours of life-shortening couch time, watch previews ...

Thoughts From A Road Trip of Reflection

Porter Gale | Posted 11.01.2011 | Travel
Porter Gale

A variety of families from different parts of California gather at the hippie camp for a week of "temporary community." Days are spent picking berries, gathering eggs, floating on inner tubes and milking Delilah the cow.

FIRST LOOK: NBC Stars Go Dancing, Singing... And Hysterically Crying

Posted 11.01.2011 | Entertainment

The stars of "Community" promise that they're going to "be less weird than the first two years combined." Of course, they made the promise in the form...