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New Livingston Awards Winners to the Fast Track

Charles R. Eisendrath | Posted 08.11.2014 | Media
Charles R. Eisendrath

Not many of us get an invitation to design and direct "a Pulitzer Prize for the young," and I've never gotten over the opportunity. Since 1981 the judges have identified an amazing roster of talented people, some of whom became household names.

"Russia with Love": Alaska Gas Scandal is Out-of-Country, Not Out-of-State

Steve Horn | Posted 06.18.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog A legal controversy — critics would say scandal — has erupted in Alaska's statehouse over the ...

Exxon's Russia Partnerships Challenge US Exports as Energy Weapon Narrative

Steve Horn | Posted 05.17.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

Even if the U.S. (and/or ExxonMobil) comes out ahead in this energy-centric geopolitical brouhaha, we still all end up losing in the end.

Did Al Assad Lie to Charlie Rose?

Paula Gordon | Posted 11.11.2013 | Politics
Paula Gordon

"Assad was a master of evasion, dodging, weaving, demanding absolute certainty; he treated the interview as a game of chess, making the necessary moves to avoid having to admit the evidence he knows (I believe) is there."

Uncovering the Artistic Heart of Pakistan

Rahilla Zafar | Posted 07.13.2013 | Arts
Rahilla Zafar

Today marks Pakistan's historic elections. It's significant because since the country's birth in 1947, it's the first time there's been a transition from one civilian government to another.

Columbia J-School Chose An Eminent Outsider Over A Popular Internal Choice

www.capitalnewyork.com | Posted 05.22.2013 | Media

When Columbia University President Lee Bollinger appointed Steve Coll dean of Columbia's Graduate School of Journalism earlier this week, he brought i...

Steve Coll, Former WaPo Managing Editor, Named New Dean Of Columbia J-School

Posted 05.18.2013 | Media

Steve Coll, a former managing editor of the Washington Post, was named the new dean of Columbia's Graduate School of Journalism on Monday. Coll, a...

Zero Dark Thirty: The Politics of Art or Why All the Critics Are Wrong

Lennard Davis | Posted 04.20.2013 | Politics
Lennard Davis

Given that the torture scenes are so repulsive, but shown nonetheless, it is clearly Bigelow's goal to make us never forget the horror and demeaning nature of torture both for the victim and for the torturers.

BuyPartisan Consensus: ExxonMobil Donates $260,000 to Obama Inauguration

Steve Horn | Posted 03.23.2013 | Green
Steve Horn

Critics say it's more of the same out of an Obama Administration that in the first term had a cozy relationship with corporate patrons.

Michael Calderone

'Ghost Wars' Author Writing Sequel

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 06.25.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- New America Foundation president Steve Coll plans to step down from his post at the public policy institute later this year. A former W...

Has Climate Denial Reached the Turning Point?

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 08.07.2012 | Business
Carol Pierson Holding

I would argue that Heartland's billboard was more than just a matter of living in a bubble: climate deniers are at a turning point. The oil industry and petroleum supporters are backed into a corner on the issue of climate change.

Blood and Gifts: A Conversation With Playwright J.T. Rogers

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 03.01.2012 | Home
Marcia G. Yerman

Blood and Gifts, a play by J.T. Rogers, creates a full overview of the issues and choices that were the precursors to our current situation.

Seymour Hersh, the Afghanistan War WikiLeaks, and Getting the Real Story

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

One of the best investigative journalists who has been reporting on America's wars is Seymour Hersh. Hersh has been ahead of the pack -- revealing ...

Basic Truths in Hoh Resignation Letter Were True When He Took His Job

David Quigg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David Quigg

The basic grim truths that Matthew Hoh wrote about in his much-quoted resignation letter were all basically true when he took his job a few months ago.

The Democrats' Selective Amnesia on Assassination: Clinton Did It and Obama Does It Too

Jeremy Scahill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeremy Scahill

The "secret" CIA assassination program that Dick Cheney allegedly concealed from Congress sounds a lot like the assassination policy implemented by President Bill Clinton.

Nuclear-Tipped Pakistan and Stone Age Afghanistan

Carter Phipps | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Carter Phipps

Nuclear-tipped Pakistan and Stone Age Afghanistan are a combustible pair and the last thing anyone wants is for that dangerous fuse to be lit, at least not more than it already is

Arianna Testifies About The Future Of Journalism Before Senate Subcommittee On Communications

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Huff TV

Arianna testified about the future of journalism and newspapers before the Senate Commerce Communications subcommittee on Wednesday. John Kerry, the s...

'Rethink Afghanistan' Takes New 'Real-Time Documentary' Approach For Dialogue On Afghanistan

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The activist filmmaker Robert Greenwald has tried for years to speed up the production process for his documentaries. Now, he says, he is creating one...

What Is "the Most Dangerous Country in the World Today?"

Robert Greenwald | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Greenwald

Imagine a national dialogue filled with rational, thoughtful discussions on the issues surrounding Afghanistan. That is our goal.

Why We All Ought To Read The Book President-Elect Obama Has Been Reading

David Quigg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Quigg

The second-best news I heard during these last few historic days didn't make tears stream like the moment Obama soared above 270, didn't cause me to g...