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Russian Revolution

Could Russia's Revolutionary Past Guide Ukraine's Future?

The Washington Post | Will Englund | Posted 04.05.2014 | World

MOSCOW — Weak, under tremendous pressure, its authority uncertain, the new government of Ukraine faces some of the same risks that once undid anothe...

Bel Kaufman Is 101 and Still Writing

Joan Gage | Posted 09.26.2012 | Fifty
Joan Gage

I was thrilled to find an article by 101-year-old Bel Kaufman in Vogue's "Age Issue" and to learn that she's as witty and wise and defiant of the status quo as ever.

Controversial Art Maven Dasha Zhukova's 'Art Island' On WSJ

Posted 07.24.2011 | Arts

Huffpost Arts is privileged to offer an exclusive sneak peek at the upcoming WSJ. Magazine feature on Russian arts maven Dasha Zhukova. For an olig...

Of Teachers and History: A Brooklyn Memoir

Virginia Sanchez-Korrol | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Virginia Sanchez-Korrol

I'm often struck by the fact that although everybody has one, a history that is, one's individual stories are seldom considered to be connected to "history."

The Sorry History of Compromise

Mark Olmsted | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Olmsted

I get it. President Obama's secret hope was to leave a legacy as "The Great Unifier." But compromise generally sucks, Mr. President. Shall we count how many Indian tribes compromised?