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Minnesota State Fair in Posters

Minnesota Historical Society | Posted 08.28.2014 | Travel
Minnesota Historical Society

The first Minnesota State Fair was held in 1859 and has been held every year since then with five exceptions. This annual Minnesota summertime trad...

Historic Photos from the Minnesota State Fair

Minnesota Historical Society | Posted 08.25.2014 | Travel
Minnesota Historical Society

For 12 glorious days the people of Minnesota (and all visitors to the state who are most welcome) immerse themselves in all things Fair-related; even those who don't go every year know all about it.

Under Amazon's CIA Cloud: The Washington Post

Norman Solomon | Posted 02.17.2014 | Politics
Norman Solomon

News media should illuminate conflicts of interest, not embody them. But the owner of the Washington Post is now doing big business with the Central Intelligence Agency, while readers of the newspaper's CIA coverage are left in the dark.

Iraq: A Ten-Year Anniversary We'd Rather Forget

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.18.2013 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

Ten years ago our "leaders" in the government, the corporate media, and the "national security" establishment assured us that invading Iraq was in our national interest.

7 Tips For Fighting Fair

Juliana Stock | Posted 05.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Juliana Stock

Argument and debate are going to happen, even in the best of partnerships, but it doesn't have to mean doomsday or that you're not compatible. In fact, I have found some conflict can actually be a stepping stone to a more honest, intimate place and can foster better communication.

BRAFA: A New Turn, More Taxis & All the Fun of the Fair

Simon Hewitt | Posted 03.30.2013 | Arts
Simon Hewitt

I have had a soft spot for the Brussels Antiques & Fine Arts Fair (which ran January 19-27) ever since I bumped into the owner of a Leonardo while waiting outside for a taxi - the prelude to the biggest scoop of my career.

Anti-Legal Immigration Ad Rap: Immigrants 'Take Our Jobs ... That's Not Cool'

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics

An anti-legal immigration group is out with more ads this week -- this time aimed at young voters -- targeting politicians from both sides who suppor...

Anti-Legal Immigration Groups Increase Advertising Ahead Of Election

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 08.10.2012 | Latino Voices

DENVER -- Of the many conflicts on immigration, there is at least one broad agreement: Both President Barack Obama and GOP presidential candidate Mitt...

Sunday Show Guests Skew Conservative: Study

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 06.18.2012 | Media

The Sunday talk shows are tilted in favor of conservative guests, a new study by the left-wing media watchdog FAIR asserts. Sunday morning shows ar...

Highlights From Frieze 2011

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 12.21.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

Frieze Art Fair showcases the best and most innovative contemporary art from around the world - and this year represented over 170 galleries. From tho...

Ten Years Later: Keeping The Spirit Of The American Revolution

DeeDee Garcia Blase | Posted 11.11.2011 | Politics
DeeDee Garcia Blase

Have we allowed domestic and foreign terrorists to control our policies, and thus allowed them to create a deep-seated fear within us? And have these policies continued to chip away at our freedoms?

Elise Foley

GOP Candidates Mainly Quiet On Undocumented Immigration

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 11.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Ahead of the Wednesday night GOP presidential debate, groups that work against undocumented immigration are voicing concern that the can...

The Psychological Price Of Unfair Pay

Wray Herbert | Posted 11.03.2011 | Healthy Living
Wray Herbert

It appears that the unconscious mind can temporarily damp down the brain's contempt center, in effect allowing the rational, utilitarian brain to rule, at least momentarily.

New Obama Immigration Policy is Neither New, Nor a Solution to America's Immigration Fiasco

Fernando Espuelas | Posted 10.20.2011 | Latino Voices
Fernando Espuelas

Comprehensive immigration reform, enacted by Congress and signed into law by the President, is the only real path to end our national immigration nightmare.

NDP: Unfinished Business With Integrity Commissioner Probe

CBC.ca | Laura Payton | Posted 07.22.2011 | Home

The New Democrats say they aren't finished with an investigation into the work of the former public sector integrity commissioner, even if a committee...

WATCH: The High Court Of Design: Milan's Salone Internazionale

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 07.06.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

The Salone Internazionale del Mobile is for design what the Venice Biennale is for art and architecture. It's ...

Weekly Diaspora: Justice for Brisenia as Minutemen Leader Convicted of Murders

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

By Catherine A. Traywick, Media Consortium blogger Days after Arizona Governor Jan Brewer and Attorney General Tom Horne filed suit against the federa...

Weekly Diaspora: Why Sexual Violence Against Latina Farmworkers is a Hate Crime

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

by Catherine A. Traywick, Media Consortium blogger This week, two high-profile trials involving the racially motivated murders of Latinos in Pennsylva...

Weekly Diaspora: Why Arizona's Birthright Bill is Bad for the Economy

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

by Catherine A. Traywick, Media Consortium blogger Arizona lawmakers are expected to introduce an "anchor baby" bill today that would deny birthright ...

Billboard: "God Doesn't Discriminate, Why Should Utah?"

Axel W. Caballero | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Axel W. Caballero

Utah has become the next ground zero in the immigration battle. A new bill mimics Arizona's SB 1070 and incorporates pieces that effectively legalize racial profiling and institutionalized discrimination.

Weekly Diaspora: Tucson Shooting Reshapes Explosive Immigration Debate

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

by Catherine A. Traywick, Media Consortium blogger The Tucson shooting that left Representative Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) critically wounded and 6 oth...

The F Word: Leaving the People Out of the Debate

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

It's not just the unemployed we don't tend to see on U.S. TV. Take public workers. They're in the news every day, but it's not actually them. It's people talking about them.

WikiLeaks Exposes More Than Documents

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joseph A. Palermo

Rather than focus on the substance of the leaked diplomatic cables, American journalists tend to either frame the story as being about the "over-classification" of documents or the personal motivations and private life of Julian Assange.

Weekly Diaspora: Arizona's SB 1070 Takes Nativist Fever Nationwide

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

by Catherine A. Traywick, Media Consortium blogger While Arizona's draconian anti-immigrant law, SB 1070, was far from the first controversial immigra...

Time Magazine Reporter Goes Mental Over Congo Piece

Ben Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ben Cohen

Alex Perry, Time magazine's Africa bureau chief, wrote a highly offensive and inaccurate piece essentially calling for the recolonization of the Congo by China.