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Will the Islamists Win in Egypt Too?

Hoda Osman | Posted 12.26.2011 | World
Hoda Osman

I believe in respecting the choice of the people. We wanted democracy. Here's the caveat: it comes at a price. You won't always be happy with election results, but you will learn to accept them.

Tunisia Elections: The Difficulties of Democracy

Jonathan Schienberg | Posted 12.22.2011 | World
Jonathan Schienberg

As Tunisia gears up for its first democratic elections this Sunday, its popular emerging political parties, like Afek Tounes, have high hopes for spreading their message far and wide.

Whether in Egypt or America, It Takes Organization to Win

James Zogby | Posted 12.22.2011 | World
James Zogby

With elections in Tunisia happening this week, and with Egypt's just around the corner, we need to be prepared to accept an outcome that may be disappointing to some, but should not be surprising to anyone.

Friday Talking Points -- Foreign Policy Issues Reappear

Chris Weigant | Posted 12.21.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

It has been a big week on the foreign policy front, with the death of Libya's dictator and President Obama's announcement today that all U.S. troops would be out of Iraq by the end of this year.

Sic Semper Tyrannis (But Now Comes the Hard Part)

Benjamin R. Barber | Posted 12.21.2011 | World
Benjamin R. Barber

Gaddafi is gone, but the hard journey to democracy has scarcely begun. It will require in Libya that 140 tribes be reconciled, that the 300-year-old quarrel of East and West, Cyrenaica and Tripolitania, be put aside.

Are African Americans Losing the Race? Part I

Matthew Lynch, Ed.D. | Posted 12.19.2011 | Black Voices
Matthew Lynch, Ed.D.

The selfless "by any means necessary" valor, that once ignited our passion to unite and conquer, has seemingly been eradicated by egotistic attempts to acquire a portion of the American "dream."

Saki Knafo

Return To Levittown

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 10.13.2011 | Fifty

Last Wednesday, as thousands of protesters gathered in financial districts around the country shouting slogans like "Get money out of politics" and "T...

Who Will Fund The Revolution?

Toni Nagy | Posted 12.12.2011 | Politics
Toni Nagy

The people at OWS are trying to take back the power, but the systems that control the people are not going to give it up without a fight.

Occupy: The Musical!

Dori Hartley | Posted 12.11.2011 | Politics
Dori Hartley

Wake up, America. This isn't "Occupy: The Musical!" It isn't theater. And, if it was, we couldn't afford to buy tickets.

Jane Fonda in the Court of Public Opinion

Jennifer Ketcham | Posted 12.10.2011 | Los Angeles
Jennifer Ketcham

The play is set in Waterbury, CT, in a modestly dressed Episcopal Church on June 18, 1988. Jane Fonda, portrayed by Anne Archer, meets with six Vietnam vets to set the "record straight."

Occupy: Mad As Hell And Not Going To Take It Anymore

Dori Hartley | Posted 01.21.2012 | Politics
Dori Hartley

So, are you angry enough to take your own life back? Are you ready to be heard? Are you at the place where your present condition is so threatened that the only thing that could possibly save you is your own rebellious voice?

'Think Different'

Jalees Rehman, M.D. | Posted 12.05.2011 | Religion
Jalees Rehman, M.D.

In many ways, Steve Jobs was the embodiment of the Apple advertising slogan "Think Different".

#OccupyTheOcean

Wallace J Nichols | Posted 12.04.2011 | Green
Wallace J Nichols

The ocean is the single biggest feature of our planet. But we have treated the ocean poorly, and it's decline in recent decades has been catastrophic for our planet and its people.

Why We Are in Need of a Positive Worldshift

Kingsley Dennis, Ph.D. | Posted 11.27.2011 | World
Kingsley Dennis, Ph.D.

here will be obstacles in the years, decades ahead, yet at the same time we should be reassured that there very definitely is a future awaiting us too.

I'm Mad as Hell...

Adam Klugman | Posted 11.21.2011 | Politics
Adam Klugman

Mad as Hell is much more than screaming and disrupting, and it is never about rage or violence. It is about constructing a humane, creative response to the crisis of our world. It is a stand we take as individuals.

Gaddafi's Loyal-ish Translator Hangs In

MP Nunan | Posted 11.12.2011 | Comedy
MP Nunan

"One point seven million? One point seven?" Gaddafi fumes. "That's all I'm worth to them?" Seif exhales. "Perhaps that's not the part we should be focusing on, Dad."

Photo Essay: Life In Egypt, Juxtaposed

Turnstyle | Posted 11.09.2011 | World
Turnstyle

Originally published on Turnstylenews.com, a digital information service surfacing emerging stories in news, entertainment, art and culture; powered ...

In Israel, the Future Can Come Down to Just One Night

Bradley Burston | Posted 11.06.2011 | World
Bradley Burston

How can you tell if a revolution is real? When this all started, I had no idea. But I kept going to the tent camps and to the marches until I learned.

The Looming Gen X Global Revolution of 2020

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 10.29.2011 | World
Mark Goulston, M.D.

inspired by "All Together Now," NY Times column by Thomas Friedman If you thought the emperor had no clothes, check out the Baby Boomers When you re...

Jennifer Bendery

Obama Unlikely To Sink Money Into Rebuilding Libya, Experts Say

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- At a time when the country couldn't be more fixated on cutting spending, a revolution taking place thousands of miles away is presenting...

The View From Tunisia: The Sexual Revolution In Libya

Judie Fein | Posted 10.24.2011 | Travel
Judie Fein

On my eighth and most recent trip to Tunisia, two months ago, I was fortunate to meet Libyan families who had fled the violence in their country. The men belonged to the Libyan resistance, and they were making daily runs back into their country with medicine. But it was the women I met who left the biggest impression on me.

Seeing Muammar Gaddafi

Jonathan Schmock | Posted 10.22.2011 | World
Jonathan Schmock

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A Better Class Of Riot

Simon Napier-Bell | Posted 01.14.2012 | UK Entertainment
Simon Napier-Bell

After last week's riots, Russell Brand writing in the Guardian owned up to having once been involved in such things. And a while back in the Daily Mail, right-wing columnist Peter Hitchens also owned up. Neither attempted to excuse their behaviour, but there was a slight suggestion that perhaps, in their day, compared with what we saw in Britain last week, there was a better class of riot.

Mubarak Appears in Court Again

Hoda Osman | Posted 10.16.2011 | World
Hoda Osman

The meaning of the decision to ban the trial's live broadcast is still unclear. Will the trial be filmed and aired later? Are photographs allowed? Will we hear Mubarak responding to questions?

Our Social Crises -- From Breakdown to Breakthrough

Kingsley Dennis, Ph.D. | Posted 10.11.2011 | World
Kingsley Dennis, Ph.D.

Leading sociologists have shown that societies are far more likely to break down when they're overloaded by converging stresses; for example, rapid population growth, resources depletion, and economic decline.