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Daniel Williams

Fidel Castro, Conventional Dictator

Daniel Williams | December 5, 2016 | World
Fidel Castro's ashes were buried in a sort of boulder yesterday after a nine-day cortege trip across Cuba, an island he left in cinders after the long, harsh dictatorship. The island is now ruled by Fidel's brother, Raul, part of the incompetent ruling class that has dominated Cuba since 1959....
Norman Solomon

Media Complicity Is Key to Blacklisting Websites

Norman Solomon | December 5, 2016 | Media
We still don't have any sort of apology or retraction from the Washington Post for promoting "The List" -- the highly dangerous blacklist that got a huge boost from the newspaper's fawning coverage on November 24. The project of smearing 200 websites with one broad brush wouldn't have gotten far...
Deborah Schoeberlein David

Breathing into a New Home

Deborah Schoeberlein David | December 5, 2016 | Healthy Living
Moving anywhere is hard. Moving halfway across the world, well that's harder if only because everything familiar is missing. I've done both kinds of moving, several times, and it never ceases to amaze me how difficult it is to uproot ourselves--no matter the excitement and commitment we have to the...
LeeAnn Hall

Families Have a Lot to Lose - and Protect - Long Before Inauguration Day

LeeAnn Hall | December 5, 2016 | Politics
The right-wing assault on the advances our country has made in the more than 70 years since the presidency of FDR isn't waiting for Donald Trump's inauguration. The battle to take away our health care, retirement benefits, and even food aid has already begun, with the Republican right-wing in...
Vincenzo Prosperi

Awesome Nutella Cake Recipe with Strawberry and Ricotta

Vincenzo Prosperi | December 5, 2016 | Taste
Nutella Cake Recipe Nutella Cake Recipe with Ricotta is a combination of two moist layers of chocolate sponge bursting with delicious ricotta cream surrounded by Nutella topped with juicy strawberries. This is every bite as rich as a dessert should be...Spoil your family and friends nd make this delicious...
Doyin Richards

3 Ways I Get My Kids Excited For Bedtime During The Holidays

Doyin Richards | December 5, 2016 | Healthy Living
The one thing that all parents of young children have in common? We cherish our sleep. That’s not surprising since we don’t get very much of it. Whether we’re escorting our kids on a late-night potty break or waking to one of their lovely 5 a.m. calls on the weekend...
Spottoon

MOSS - Ep.78

Spottoon | December 4, 2016 | Entertainment
After the death of his estranged father, a young man travels to a strange countryside town to take care of the funeral arrangements. With his own life in shambles, he decides to stay but finds the village people less than welcoming. Their odd behavior and the things his father left behind, leads him on a dangerous path to a truth that might be better left buried.
Chris Lawhorn

The Top 10 Workout Songs For December 2016

Chris Lawhorn | December 4, 2016 | Healthy Living
Flickr: Robin McConnell Dance tracks dominate the proceedings in our monthly workout music recap. While that sounds like the introduction to one-dimensional playlist, the tracks approach the genre from different avenues. Plus, there are a handful of pop...
Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D.

The Values (R)Evolution

Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D. | December 4, 2016 | Green
Digital Art: Isabel Rimanoczy A couple of years ago I ended the last chapter of my book, "Big Bang Being", citing Chris Bache and his suggestion that we might be entering the era of Homo Spiritualis. It may sound strange at...
Steven Suskin

Aisle View: Modern Masterwork

Steven Suskin | December 4, 2016 | Entertainment
Ben Platt in Dear Evan Hansen Photo: Matthew Murphy "Don't ask questions, just go see Dear Evan Hansen" began my review of last May's Second Stage Theatre production of the new musical, which after a hiatus opened tonight at the...
Roger Wolfson

Here's What Has To Happen In The Next 14 Days

Roger Wolfson | December 5, 2016 | Politics
A lot of wishful thinking is happening in America right now.
Andy Plesser

(VIDEO) UK's Virgin Media Offers Addressable VOD, Liberty Global's Paul Says

Andy Plesser | December 4, 2016 | Media
LONDON -- It just launched its new V6 set-top box and a weird Android tablet this week and, though the kit reportedly does not upgrade the advertiser offering, according to The Drum, UK cable operator Virgin Media is already helping serve targeted ads inside catch-up programming. Virgin Media,...
Andy Plesser

(VIDEO) AT&T's Welch On INVIDI Deal: 'Huge Opportunity' For Cross-Screen Addressable Ads

Andy Plesser | December 4, 2016 | Business
LONDON - If where you spend your time and money says a lot about your priorities, AT&T has anted up in a big way on cross-screen addressable advertising with its participation in the acquisition of INVIDI Technologies. "We've been spending a lot of our time and a lot of our...
Andy Plesser

(VIDEO) INVIDI Buys GroupM A Place At Addressable's Table: Gottlieb

Andy Plesser | December 4, 2016 | Media
LONDON -- In what is beginning to look like a season of exits for video ad-tech startups, addressable TV specialist INVIDI was last month acquired by AT&T, DISH and WPP. The 16-year-old company has come in to its own of late, by helping advertisers serve household-targeted ads in to TV streams...
Andy Plesser

(VIDEO) Data-Driven Campaigns Demand Automation, Horstman Says

Andy Plesser | December 4, 2016 | Technology
MIAMI --The possibilities are endless, the data-points are infinite and opportunities to reach consumers abound. You want to allocate human staff to run all that? Good luck, says AudienceXpress's Walt Horstman - this level of complexity, in the new TV ad ecosystem, needs a fallback to code. "You apply an advanced dataset that...
Andy Plesser

(VIDEO) Trump's Campaign Success Has Lessons For Marketers, comScore's Livek

Andy Plesser | December 4, 2016 | Politics
MIAMI -- He famously under-spent his rival on TV ads, making greater hay from late-night tweets and sometimes outlandish monologues. So does Donald Trump's eventual election suggest a crisis in TV ad effectiveness? When the most important political period in US democracy turns back the clock on what had been...
Ryan Stewman

One Man Is Using His Sordid Past To Change Thousands Of Men's Futures

Ryan Stewman | December 4, 2016 | Business
Nobody's perfect. Matter of fact, if you really dig deep and think about it, we are all pretty messed up. We've all had a series of events in our lives affect us to the point where we might feel like damaged goods. These...
Khwaja Khusro Tariq

DAPL: A Victory Of The Great Spirit

Khwaja Khusro Tariq | December 4, 2016 | Politics
“They claim this mother of ours, the Earth, for their own use, and fence their neighbors away from her, and deface her with their buildings and their refuse.” -Sitting Bull (Powder River Council Speech, 1875) Despite mainstream media‘s lukewarm coverage and plenty of naysayers, the eight...
Georgianne Nienaber

Army Corps Denies Construction on Dakota Access Pipeline

Georgianne Nienaber | December 4, 2016 | Politics
Here is the full release. Today, the Army informed the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Energy Transfer Partners, and Dakota Access, LLC, that it has completed the review that it launched on September 9, 2016. The Department of the Army will not...
Robert Kuttner

Cecile Richards Or Tom Perez For DNC Chair

Robert Kuttner | December 4, 2016 | Politics
Here are two outside-the-box ideas for potential people to lead the national Democratic Party. Neither has declared a candidacy. This is just a citizen nomination, from me.