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Fear and Loathing in Arizona

Elizabeth Flock | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Elizabeth Flock

The first of seven lawsuits against Arizona's controversial immigration law is being heard this week in Phoenix. On the other side of the world, another battle over immigration drags on.

The Politics of Cannabis and Color

Norm Stamper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norm Stamper

Legalized marijuana would go a long way toward ending a uniquely destructive form of American racism and discrimination.

Standing Up to Fear

Nikki Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Nikki Stone

Because I was afraid of injuries, doing triple flips fifty feet in the air was no easy feat for me. I'd be a fool not to have fears. I think that ...

Times Square Bomb Threat and Diabetes Share Common Thread

Riva Greenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Riva Greenberg

I live in New York City. Like my fellow New Yorkers, I'm not going anywhere and I'm not going to change how I live and move around here.

Communication: Week 13 of 'Mental Muscle' Boot Camp

Paul Katz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Paul Katz

Part fifteen in a series. "There is a reason why Communication Week follows Self-Esteem in Spiritual Boot Camp," said James Mellon. "First, you get...

Well Tuned Guitars and Highly Strung People

Joseph LeDoux | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Joseph LeDoux

At some point, I also explained how I am trying to use the power of music to convey scientific information in a user friendly way.

Oakland: Road To Riot? Rumors, Speculation Fuel Fear

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By Noah Nelson OAKLAND-- With a gag order...

Self-Aware With Self-Esteem: Week 12 of 'Mental Muscle' Boot Camp

Paul Katz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Paul Katz

I couldn't handle seeing affection between men without feeling extreme lack, jealousy and envy. All it did was make me want whatever they had right now! The only way I knew to get it, and fast, was through sex.

Discomfort as a Motivator

Danielle and Ariel Tredway | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Danielle and Ariel Tredway

Discomfort plays an important role in taking that first leap into the unknown. For the last year we have been talking about the idea of starting a custom corset and lingerie company together.

America's Perfect Storm of Fear: Finding the Cure

Michael Maslansky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Maslansky

When and if government and the media want to get serious about rebuilding trust with the American people, a few corporations are there to help guide the way, as surprising and ironic as it may seem to many.

Fear and Loathing in Tennessee, Arizona and All Points North and South

Molly Secours | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Molly Secours

An illusion of political righteousness distracts attention from the real threat: the sinister nature of our own fear.

Wing-Nut Tea

Susan L. Travis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Susan L. Travis

These are interesting and difficult times for all Americans, though the predicament of our Republican brothers and sisters bears special reflection.

America's Perfect Storm of Fear

Peter Emerson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Peter Emerson

Many have called for a return to civility in media and politics. But civility will get us nowhere if our politicians cannot recognize the importance of rebuilding the trust that so much fear-based politics has eviscerated.

Teen Dating Violence Is on the Rise. What You Need to Know Now.

Colleen Perry | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Colleen Perry

Yeardley Love's death was not some isolated incident. 1 in 3 adolescent girls in the U.S. have been a victim of physical, emotional, or verbal abuse from a dating partner.

Voices From Haiti: "Stop Feeding on Haiti's Suffering"

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

One of two Pediatric tents we visited There is a sign in a damaged Petionville, Haiti bar that reads: "There are no truths, there are only stories....

'Free Speech': Who's Listening?

Jim Selman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Selman

One of the paradoxes of a free and democratic society is that it only takes a few committed and fanatical people to screw up the system for every one.

The Force With You, Always: Week 9 of "Mental Muscle" Boot Camp

Paul Katz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Paul Katz

As "Life Force" week began, I lived out a dream to be lead vocalist for a band. At Sunday's weekly NoHo Arts "celebration", I sang a tune written by singer/songwriter Levi Kreis.

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

How the Old Racism Became the New Fearism

Mark Olmsted | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Olmsted

Hate is so last century; it has been replaced by fear. Not fear of dark people themselves, but fear of what their ascendancy represents for white people.

Writer's Block and Health Care Reform Protestors - What They Have in Common

Rahna Reiko Rizzuto | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rahna Reiko Rizzuto

I have noticed recently is that people aren't nearly as afraid of what exists now as of what may happen. We worry about the fuzzy future, and about things that are out of our control.

Boundaries and Priorities: Week 8 of "Mental Muscle" Boot Camp

Paul Katz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Paul Katz

This is not to say it won't take an enormous amount of work to get rid of my boundaries. I feel the walls in my head buckling and my priority is to keep knocking them down.

Boehner's Four Horsemen

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


What is True Confidence?

Susan Piver | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Piver

We are accustomed to identifying with every large or small thought that comes along. But you can train yourself to identify as the sky instead.

The God Question: Week 7 of "Mental Muscle" Boot Camp

Paul Katz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Paul Katz

I had to wonder if my lack of relationship with God, or spirit, or whatever I may ultimately decide to call it, is why I never break certain cycles in my life.

Faith Over Fear: Scare Tactics Can't Fight Terror

Rabbi Joshua Stanton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Stanton

Religious leaders are in a unique position to provide care and comfort to their congregants. Yet terrorism poses a serious challenge even to the clergy most trained in pastoral care counseling.