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The SEC Should Shine a Light on Dark Political Donations From Corporations

Sean McElwee | Posted 07.28.2014 | Politics
Sean McElwee

Nate Silver has already dubbed the 2014 election as "the least important in years." But this year's midterms are still breaking records for at least one thing: Secret political spending.

On the Importance of Mirrors for Students (and Teachers)

Gregory Michie | Posted 07.22.2014 | Education
Gregory Michie

To say that a teacher's race is of no importance -- especially in schools where most of the kids are black or Latino -- is to pretend that education in the U.S. exists in a post-racial dreamworld.

Four Takeaways From Cantor's Defeat

Howard Schweber | Posted 08.11.2014 | Politics
Howard Schweber

Eric Cantor was not a sufficiently hardcore fundamentalist? Eric Cantor?

Being Transgender Is Scarier Than Being a Pirate

Rye Silverman | Posted 03.16.2014 | Gay Voices
Rye Silverman

Would Leto have won, or even been nominated, had the character, created for the film and not based on a real person, been written as a man? It's impossible to know for sure, but the cries of bravery, likely wouldn't be here.

Who's Afraid of a Muslim Man? One Play Tells Who and How Come

Roxane Assaf | Posted 09.25.2013 | Chicago
Roxane Assaf

Did you hear the one about the Syrian Slovak Pole who started a theatre company with a Pakistani businessman, then a famous downtown Chicago church gave them a permanent stage for plays about sex, religion and politics? Surprise: It really happened!

The Answer to Unemployment Is More Europe Not Less

Vivian Norris | Posted 07.29.2013 | Business
Vivian Norris

Beyond more focused EU spending is also the responsibility of business to help bring down youth unemployment by showing what they have to offer Europe in order to make the transition from school to work flow more smoothly.

How Asians See America

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Massara | Posted 04.26.2012 | Arts

In the film "Chungking Express," the actress Faye Wong listens to the Mamas and the Papas hit "California Dreaming" on repeat while she works odd hour...

Nari Ward Takes 'Liberty and Orders' Seriously

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Massara | Posted 04.08.2012 | Arts

Nari Ward is an artist concerned with how materials can give an object adding meaning. In his piece, “We the People,” Ward uses old shoelaces to m...

12 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Your Divorce Lawyer

Henry Gornbein | Posted 04.17.2012 | Divorce
Henry Gornbein

Typically clients will need an attorney at the beginning of the case, but by the end of the divorce in many circumstances, the client's attitude -- sometimes justifiably -- is that the attorney didn't do enough for them.

Representation, Empathy, and the Supreme Court

Howard Schweber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howard Schweber

Any argument in favor of Obama choosing a woman or Hispanic should be made in terms of an expectation that such a justice will display a level of knowledge or imagination of social realities that would otherwise be unavailable.