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Dr. Phil Airs Sara Kruzan Human Trafficking Story - Oct 17

Susan L. Travis | Posted 12.17.2012 | Impact
Susan L. Travis

Little Sara Kruzan killed her trafficker when she was 16 years old. Sara's aunt, Anne Catherine Rogan, speaks eloquently of her niece, now 34 years old.

How To Move On (When There's No Place To Move To)

Janice Harper | Posted 11.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Janice Harper

By learning to control our thoughts, we slowly, ever so slowly learn to control our emotions -- without sacrificing our capacity to feel. As we control our emotions, we ever so slowly alter our perceptions.

One Change To Make In All Of Your Relationships

Phil Stutz, M.D. | Posted 09.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Phil Stutz, M.D.

Everyone, even the calmest and most rational among us, gets trapped in the "maze" -- the state in which we fixate on the injustices in our lives and obsess about those who mistreat us. There's only one way out of this trap: We need to live by a principle more powerful than fairness.

The Great Populist Wave

Brent Budowsky | Posted 07.10.2012 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

At this moment, in our land, it is time for the true champions of the 99 percent to launch the largest voter registration, mobilization and turnout campaign in the history of freedom.

Oppression, Injustice, and Violence: Let's Stop Changing the Subject

Rev. Cody J. Sanders | Posted 05.29.2012 | Politics
Rev. Cody J. Sanders

Up close, the tightly woven fabric of oppression may exhibit unique features from swath to swath, but a step back will reveal the thematic semblance interwoven throughout.

A License to Steal: The Perils of Questionable Legal Representation

Anthony Papa | Posted 05.23.2012 | Crime
Anthony Papa

Cases like mine give the profession of lawyering a black eye. Individuals need to be careful when choosing a lawyer.

Top 7 Reasons Why You Should Invest in Private Prison!

Ari Hart | Posted 05.21.2012 | Crime
Ari Hart

Dear readers, do I have a hot stock opportunity for you. Why invest in boring stocks like Exxon, McDonalds, or Lockheed Martin when you could invest ...

Why Draconian Alimony Laws Are On Their Way Out

Elizabeth Benedict | Posted 03.21.2012 | Divorce
Elizabeth Benedict

In both Florida and New Jersey -- and formerly Massachusetts -- the default position is lifetime permanent alimony, which means the higher earner pays the lower earner even if both are working full-time and making good money, until death.

Derrick Bell: Changing the Odds for Others

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

Throughout his storied career as a lawyer, law professor, and legal scholar until his death last October at age 80, Derrick Bell was well-known for his willingness to stand up and speak out about the injustices he saw around him, even when it cost him his own positions.

Who Is Really Occupying Your Plate?

Nil Zacharias | Posted 01.09.2012 | Green
Nil Zacharias

Eating animals is a practice that shapes and is shaped by the same mentality that enables other oppressions that we accuse governments and big corporations of.

Why I Am Against Justice

Scott Cairns | Posted 11.21.2011 | Religion
Scott Cairns

Justice is, without question, a laudable goal whenever and wherever injustice abounds, but I'm fairly certain that our love for justice is wrong when it eclipses mercy.

The Debt Ceiling Deal Disaster

Brent Budowsky | Posted 10.02.2011 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

Congratulations to the Tea Party for a great victory. Congratulations to President Obama and Democrats for another brilliantly executed surrender. Condolences to the jobless whose plight will become even worse after this deal.

Radley Balko

Myths Of The Criminal Justice System | Radley Balko | Posted 10.31.2011 | Crime

Note: In conjunction with the launch of HuffPost's Crime vertical, senior writer and criminal justice reporter Radley Balko looks at several myths and...

Tainted Evidence from Nassau County Crime Lab May Be Nightmare for DA Rice

Anthony Papa | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Anthony Papa

Will DA Rice pursue justice for dozens, hundreds, perhaps thousands of people who may be wrongfully incarcerated? Can Nassau County afford retrials?

Lyrics of the Egyptian Revolution

Hani Almadhoun | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Hani Almadhoun

Now it's fashionable to sing praises for the revolution in Egypt, after all this is a winning revolution. A week ago most of these songs started comi...

The F Word: Corruption and Inequality Begin at Home

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

The U.S. media seems to have found a new language for the economy. There's been talk of "solidarity" and even "class war." The only problem? They're talking about Egypt.

Scott Sisters Freed! Gov. Barbour Wants a Kidney for their Freedom

Anthony Papa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Anthony Papa

I wish the Scott Sisters the best in their regaining their freedom and hope they lead fruitful lives. And I pray that Governor Barbour does not use the freedom for organs tradeoff anymore in the future to save the state of Mississippi tax dollars.

A Reality (and Sanity) Check for Progressives- Speech to Petaluma Progressive Festival

Cynthia Boaz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cynthia Boaz

Transcript of my comments to the annual Progressive Festival in Petaluma, CA, September 26, 2010: First of all, thank you to the organizers of this e...

Rebuttal to Josh Treviño on Anwar Ibrahim's Trial

Azeem Ibrahim | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Azeem Ibrahim

It is true that most Western media have not taken the accusations against Anwar Ibrahim too seriously. There are three good reasons for this.

Cocaine Sentencing Injustice Slightly Lessened

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

In true incrementalist fashion, Democrats have now made things slightly less unfair, but fell far short of actual fairness. It's as if, right after the Civil War, Congress announced that black people would now count as four-fifths of a person.

Great Blog Post But Bad Commenting Ecosystem

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ramon Nuez

There is very little value in having a blog and creating exceptional content to then have a poor commenting system or worse no commenting system at all.

The Companion by Lorcan Roche: Kindness and its Evil Twin

Nina Sankovitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Nina Sankovitch

Lorcan Roche has written a truly original novel, and rooted as it is in the ancient tradition of storytelling as societal mirror and moral fable.

Martin Luther King and War: When Truth Kills

Janet Kinosian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Janet Kinosian

2010-04-05-MLK.jpg When Martin Luther King was gunned down on April 4, 1968 many believe those shots were a direct result of his famed Riverside Church speech "Beyond Vietnam" given exactly one year prior.

Pray Immigration Reform Into Passage

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

If our political leaders won't make room for the "strangers" among us, we, the people of faith, will. It's time to stop playing politics with people's lives.

Immigration Reform: Change Takes Courage and Faith

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Jim Wallis

If our political leaders won't make room for the "strangers" among us, we will -- because Jesus commands us to do so.