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Annual Session of States Parties to the Statute of the International Criminal Court

Tiina Intelmann | Posted 01.26.2014 | World
Tiina Intelmann

As we shape our decisions we should bear in mind the interests of the ultimate beneficiaries of the Rome Statute system -- the victims and affected communities who have been subjected to atrocity crimes.

It Is Editors' Fault

Henryk A. Kowalczyk | Posted 10.21.2013 | Media
Henryk A. Kowalczyk

In this new environment, the concept of the editorial page as advancing a particular ideological orientation became obsolete as we do not have varieties of political orientations anymore. We have strong polarization of opinions.

The Psycho-Logic of Political Gaffes, and Debate Falsehoods

Arie Kruglanski | Posted 01.02.2013 | Politics
Arie Kruglanski

These unfortunate slips are as incomprehensible as they are politically damaging. None of the politicians who commit them are exactly stupid or ill informed. This begs the question, what went wrong?

How To Stay Poised In Political Debates, From Donna Brazile (WATCH)

Posted 08.20.2013 | MarloThomas

It must be so frustrating to partake in a debate where you know your opponent is lying! So how do you maintain composure? Donna Brazile, Vice-Chair of...

Talking To Your Kids About The Debates

Posted 10.05.2012 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: The first presidential debate of the 2012 campaign took place on We...

Doug's Dozen: 12 Debate Zingers for Mitt Romney (VIDEO)

Doug Molitor | Posted 12.03.2012 | Comedy
Doug Molitor

This is war of humor -- laying siege to the hearts, minds, and funnybones of America. For the future of his country, Mitt must cause a laff-riot. He must leave the swing voters in stitches, gasping for air, with split sides... and no health care.

The Biggest Debate Challenge For Networks

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 01.22.2012 | Media

NEW YORK — Keeping the crowded Republican presidential debates fair, lively and topical can seem like the equivalent of juggling while walking a...

9 Reasons Why Republicans Win Debates

Jay Heinrichs | Posted 01.01.2012 | Books
Jay Heinrichs

Why is it that Democrats somehow find themselves on the losing side of just about every issue?

A Pledge Political Candidates Should Sign

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 11.23.2011 | Politics
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

Candidates should pledge and agree not to mention or refer directly or indirectly to their opponents during the course of the campaign for the presidency.

How to Fix the Political Debate Process

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

How are voters supposed to make educated decisions about whom to vote for if candidates' lies go unchecked by the media in the theater that is the modern political debate?

Journalism Does Not Need To Be Saved, Newspapers Do

Henryk A. Kowalczyk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Henryk A. Kowalczyk

I see editorial writing in U.S. mainstream media, with a very few exceptions, as propaganda deprived of intellectual reflection. The public senses this as well, distrusts the media instinctively.

The Perfect Test That the Chicago Tribune Failed

Henryk A. Kowalczyk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Henryk A. Kowalczyk

Over his long business career, Sam Zell has undoubtedly many times smirked at those who have reported failures whilst claiming, "It was not my fault." Now, Zell may well be smirking into the mirror.