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Hillary Clinton's Two Foreign-Policy Catastrophes

Eric Zuesse | Posted 10.06.2013 | Politics
Eric Zuesse

Why There Should Be Dem. Pres. Primaries in 2016 Hillary Clinton's momentum in the 2016 Presidential contest seems already to be unstoppable. Time Ma...

Global Warming Is Greatly Increasing Crime and Other Conflict

Eric Zuesse | Posted 10.02.2013 | Green
Eric Zuesse

A rigorously peer-reviewed study published in the latest issue of the world's leading science journal, Science, finds "remarkable consistency of avail...

Poll: Obama Now Overwhelmingly Distrusted Even By Democrats

Eric Zuesse | Posted 09.30.2013 | Politics
Eric Zuesse

Americans are finally finding consensus on something important: they don't like the people whom Americans have elected to federal office.

World Bank Employing Youth Engagement Strategies

Ravi Kumar | Posted 08.10.2013 | Impact
Ravi Kumar

Students in a technical education program supported by the World Bank in Antioquia, Colombia. Last week I spoke at YouthTalks, the annual flagship ...

The Overwhelming Majority of the Earth's Poor Live Near the Equator

Eric Zuesse | Posted 08.02.2013 | Politics
Eric Zuesse

The overwhelming majority of the Earth's poor live in places like that, not here. However, our grandchildren will live there, too. As for the grandchildren of the people who now live there: they'll be surviving in hell.

Where Has All The Info Gone, Long Time Passing

Joel Sucher | Posted 07.31.2013 | Business
Joel Sucher

With the termination of the Independent Foreclosure Reviews (IFR) via OCC caveat the question remains: What's going to happen to the so-called "work ...

Global Warming Will Be Hell

Eric Zuesse | Posted 07.30.2013 | Politics
Eric Zuesse

Already the hottest countries - the ones nearest to the equator - are overwhelmingly the poorest countries, averaging only about 2% of the per-capita annual incomes of countries like in North America, Europe, and Australia, and Japan, all of which are more than 3,000 miles from the equator. Global warming is going to make the climates in the richer countries more like the ones already are near the equator.

Gallup Poll Shows Republicans Are More Manipulable Than Democrats

Eric Zuesse | Posted 07.29.2013 | Politics
Eric Zuesse

A Gallup Poll on May 29th was strikingly titled "U.S. Support for Euthanasia Hinges on How It's Described," and it contains unambiguous new evidence t...

First-Ever Study of Global Economic Inequality Finds Dramatic Disparity

Eric Zuesse | Posted 07.25.2013 | Politics
Eric Zuesse

Wealth-inequality is always far higher than income-inequality, and therefore a reasonable estimate of personal wealth throughout the world would probably be somewhere on the order of the wealthiest 1% of people owning roughly half of all personal assets.

My Country Is Not A Lost Cause

Ravi Kumar | Posted 07.08.2013 | World
Ravi Kumar

In the late 1990s, my parents and neighbors used to talk about how our fellow Nepalis were killing each other, or how our government was unstable, or ...

New Jersey Leaders Wants 'Adults To Get Along'

Josh Solomon | Posted 03.26.2013 | Politics
Josh Solomon

WASHINGTON - While federal funding is crucial to repair the devastation from Hurricane Sandy, it is local government and private sector leaders who sh...

Inauguration Largely Accessible

Josh Solomon | Posted 01.23.2013 | Politics
Josh Solomon

Billed as the most accessible Presidential Inauguration ever by organizers, attending the swearing-in ceremony was a mixed bag for people with disabilities.

Questions About Torture

Rev. Colin Bossen | Posted 03.24.2013 | Politics
Rev. Colin Bossen

This month marked 11 years since the opening of the infamous prison camp at Guantanamo, where over a hundred men, many innocent, remain indefinitely d...

How To Stop Kansas Labor Bill

Colin Curtis | Posted 03.24.2013 | Politics
Colin Curtis

Once again the Republicans on the House Commerce, Labor, and Economic Development Committee are seeking to limit the voices of working Kansans with ...

Health Group Unites Labor Groups

Steve Early | Posted 03.10.2013 | Politics
Steve Early

Two of the biggest U.S. strikes in the last 16 months were conducted by members of the California Nurses Association (CNA) and the National Union of H...

Dem Leader's Bizarre Claim About Christie

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 01.08.2013 | Politics

The Democratic president of the New Jersey state Senate claimed that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) "prayed a lot and got lucky" that Hurricane Sa...

Teen Socialist's Big Win

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics

A 19-year-old socialist took office last week as the member of a local school board in New Jersey. Pat Noble, a pharmacy clerk, was sworn-in as a ...

Fiscal Cliff's Unlikely Casuality

Daniel Simon | Posted 03.06.2013 | Politics
Daniel Simon

Add the Violence Against Women Act and a Hurricane Sandy relief bill to the list of things that remain a low priority for Congress. There is obvious...

Another Twist In The Aftermath Bizarre Kansas House Race

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

A former Kansas state House candidate who narrowly lost a state legislative primary to Kansas' leading anti-gay Democrat has been arrested on a series...

Kansas Makes Surprising Claim Against Sperm Donor

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Kansas state officials are seeking child support from the sperm donor to a lesbian couple in exchange for the state providing the child's mother with ...

Republican's 90 Percent Voter Problem Claim Slammed

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 12.28.2012 | Politics

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach (R) said his push for new voter identification requirements and other election law changes stopped 90 percent of...

New Jersey Democrat Flirts With Endorsing Christie

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 12.27.2012 | Politics

A Democrat raising funds to run for a New Jersey state Assembly seat has not ruled out endorsing the reelection of Republican Gov. Chris Christie. ...

Oklahoma State Senator Aims To Block Non-Binding Sustainability Resolution

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 12.27.2012 | Politics

A Republican state senator in Oklahoma has introduced legislation seeking to block the implementation of United Nations Agenda 21, the international o...

Polls Show Sharp Turn by Registered Voters, Against Republicans, Concerning Taxes

Eric Zuesse | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics
Eric Zuesse

There has been a vast and important change of mind among the electorate, regarding the issue of taxes. On 13 July 2012, McClatchy Newspapers headline...

How New Jersey Citizens Stood Up To Gun Lobby and Won

James Florio | Posted 02.19.2013 | Politics
James Florio

On March 17, 1990, I signed the nation's toughest ban on assault rifles into law. Almost immediately, the National Rifle Association and others in the...