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U.S. Should Pull Funding From Exxon's Deadly Pipeline Project

Doug Norlen | Posted 07.02.2014 | Green
Doug Norlen

It's time for Hochberg to step up to the plate and to withdraw his agency's loan from ExxonMobil's deadly Papua New Guinea LNG project.

New Documentary Reveals Secrets Behind An ExxonMobil Disaster

Ian T. Shearn and Olivier Pollet | Posted 05.01.2014 | Green

There are some disturbing facts buried in the debris of ExxonMobil’s $19 billion liquefied natural gas project in Papua New Guinea, which was funded...

Directly Destroying Democracy

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.24.2014 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

The rich can buy more of everything. More food. More cars. More houses. More vacations. More boats. But for a democracy to function properly, they should be forbidden from buying more votes.

Will Feminists Innovate Out of the Ashes?

Aspen Baker | Posted 04.12.2014 | Impact
Aspen Baker

While the pain and hurt that many feminists have experienced as a result of our online interactions with each other is quite real, I hope it is not the end of our story.

Why Online 'Toxicity' Between Women Isn't All About Race

Nina Bahadur | Posted 03.31.2014 | Women
Nina Bahadur

Regardless of an author's color, sexuality, gender identity, or anything else about them, it's a near-certainty that commenters will tear them down. Commenters will say, "you are wrong." They'll say, "what do you know about this topic?" They'll say, "you have the wrong priorities." They'll say, "you can't speak for me."

BOTH SIDES NOW: Lowry/Reagan on Benghazi and Colorado Going Up in Smoke

HuffPost Radio | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpg Progeny of Reagan and Buckley (Ron Reagan and Rich Lowry of National Review) agree it's now best to legalize/regulate/tax pot. As Colorado goes... Also, the Right is sticking to its story: Benghazi's a coverup about al Qaeda. What NYTimes expose?

BOTH SIDES NOW: Nation vs. National Review on Obama and Inequality

HuffPost Radio | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgReagan charged up the hill of Big Gov't - now it's Obama turn on Big Inequality. Lowry & vanden Heuvel debate whether that's the "defining challenge" of our era and if government can do anything about higher executive pay, lower worker wages. Then: is Boehner's tantrum a one-off or a strategy?

Big Corporations Abandoning Conservative Group That Pushes Changes in State Laws

Wendell Potter | Posted 02.08.2014 | Politics
Wendell Potter

It's amazing how a little sunlight will change the behavior of some of the biggest names in corporate America -- sunlight here meaning greater transparency and accountability.

Bagels and de Blasio: Can New York's Next Mayor Advance City Food Beyond Bloomberg?

Alison Rose Levy | Posted 01.25.2014 | New York
Alison Rose Levy

By seeking input and obtaining buy-in from the populace, de Blasio may have better luck than his predecessor even in the latter's chosen food arena.

Leading Magazines From the Right and Left Come Together on Marijuana Legalization

Chris Soda | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Chris Soda

One area of policy which appears to have transmuted the pronounced polarization in this country has been marijuana.

Meet the Prison Phone Company Profiting Off Love (VIDEO)

Jesse Lava | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Jesse Lava

Prisoners are often housed hundreds of miles from their families, making phone the only way to connect on a routine basis. Global Tel*Link's high rates allow the company to profiteer off this basic human need.

The Fast Food Worker Strike Highlights the Need for Cooperation on Education Reform

Kate Casas | Posted 07.31.2013 | Impact
Kate Casas

I support the right of the fast food workers to organize, and I believe whole-heartedly that Americans deserve to make a living wage. But I also hope for a day when we have an education system that fulfills its promise to provide a quality education for everyone.

Antonin Scalia's Son 'An Absolute Bulldog'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 05.01.2013 | Politics

Perhaps the genes run in the family. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is a household name in Washington, but his son Eugene Scalia is not too f...

Where Is the Feminist Outrage Over Discrimination in Gaza?

Mitch Wolfe | Posted 05.29.2013 | World
Mitch Wolfe

Why are feminists so angry and hostile to Israel that they cannot rationally bring themselves to criticize Palestinian men who mistreat women? Don't Palestinian women deserve concern and empathy?

A True-life Thriller About America's Covert Wars

Erica Abeel | Posted 05.22.2013 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

Few lawmakers have the guts to ask: What powers does our government have to kill people without due process? The larger question asked by Dirty Wars: What happens to us as Americans when we finally see what's hidden in plain sight?

University Presidents—Speak Out!

The Nation | Posted 02.21.2013 | College

In May 1943, James B. Conant, the president of Harvard University, published an essay in The Atlantic Monthly titled “Wanted: American Radicals.” ...

Sal Albanese, Staceyann Chin and Antonino D'Ambrosio, and The People's Recovery Summit on Yetta Kurland LIVE!

Yetta Kurland | Posted 04.05.2013 | Gay Voices
Yetta Kurland

This week, NYC mayoral candidate Sal Albanese talked to me about why he's running, how things have changed since the '90s and how it should change in the next four years.

Saving Our Treasures

Terry Blackhawk | Posted 03.24.2013 | Detroit
Terry Blackhawk

Like most Detroiters, I have a special fondness for Belle Isle. I've lived close to the Detroit River since 2005, and even when I don't walk or bike on the island or enjoy the solitude, which I do fairly often, knowing that our island sanctuary is there provides respite to the soul.

Six Ways to Honor Our Veterans

Joshua Kors | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics
Joshua Kors

Forget wearing a flag pin. Or slapping a "We Support the Troops" bumper sticker on your Prius. This Veterans Day push yourself to do something that's actually meaningful. Here are six ways to honor our soldiers.

Rage Against The Machine's Bassist Calls Paul Ryan Stupid

The Huffington Post | Madeline Boardman | Posted 11.03.2012 | Entertainment

In October, Rage Against the Machine's Tom Morello spoke out against Paul Ryan, calling him a "jackass" after already pegging him as "the embodiment o...

Has Michelle Obama's Let's Move! Done Enough to Combat Childhood Obesity?

Bettina Elias Siegel | Posted 12.12.2012 | Home
Bettina Elias Siegel

The Nation piece ultimately concludes that few if any truly significant changes have been made by the food industry as a result of Ms. Obama's program. But the fact that Ms. Obama can't (or won't) wage war with Big Food has never surprised me.

The Nation and George Lois Speak Truth to Power

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 10.16.2012 | Media
Andrea Chalupa

Starting August 20th, The Nation will be running a weekly Lois ad featuring a Timeless Whopper -- a shameless lie and a close-up of the politician who told it, his or her face crowned with a Pinocchio nose.

Alexander Cockburn, Left-Wing Journalist, Dies At 71

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 09.20.2012 | Media

Alexander Cockburn, a prominent radical columnist and journalist, has died at 71 after a lengthy battle with cancer. Cockburn's death was announced...

The Private Equity Debate: That '70s Show

Robert Teitelman | Posted 07.27.2012 | Business
Robert Teitelman

Private equity may not have been the prime mover, and at times it spawned uncertainty and job losses (or worse); but it also opened opportunities, not just for buyout mavens like Romney, but for owners and managers and, in some cases, workers of middle-market companies.

A Hatchet Job and California's Hottest Assembly Race

Bennet Kelley | Posted 07.25.2012 | Los Angeles
Bennet Kelley

"Torieistas" need to recognize that this seat does not belong to Sheila Kuehl, the L.A. political machine or any single group to give to Torie Osborn. The seat belongs to the diverse population that makes up the 50th Assembly district.