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URL :http://www.thedailybeast.com
Filed Under:News
Posts on Regator:27379
Posts / Week:106
Archived Since:September 15, 2009

Blog Post Archive

Embracing Activism Like a Stripper Pole

3 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Miley Cyrus’s is no trendsetter. She’s a trend appropriator, and her VMA acceptance is an encouraging sign of just how hip celebrity activism has really become.

Viral Vid: The Kid Emmys

3 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Charming mini-actors fill some of your favorite roles

GOP Shys Away From Obamacare Repeal

3 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Obamacare is still ‘red meat’ for GOP candidates, but they’re changing their messaging.

Obamacare Pays for Gender Reassignment

3 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

The nation’s health law opens the door for transgender people to gain coverage for gender reassignment surgeries they previously could not afford.

Kate's Mom 'Grander Than The Queen'

3 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Now Uncle Gary hits back in defense of his sister

Soon We’ll Be Watching Whales By Drone

3 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Drones have been used to photograph everything from football games to fireworks displays. Now, scientists hope that robots can revolutionize the study of animal migrations.

The Ghost Hotels of the Catskills

3 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

From ‘Dirty Dancing’ to plain dirty: Sullivan County—100 miles from New York City—once had over 500 resorts. Today, all that remains of these Jewish holiday centers is a constellation of derelict buildings.

Welcome to the Billion-Man Slum

3 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

As megacities (urban areas with more than 10 million people) mushroom across the globe, we need to start thinking about how to make cities better, not simply bigger.

Fiction Honed in a Combat Zone

3 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Veteran James Pitre takes the measure of modern warfare both up close and from a reserved distance in his debut novel, ‘Fives and Twenty-Fives.’

Raising a Kid Is a Rigged Game

3 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

And that doesn’t include fancy vacations or even college. What should the government be doing? Maybe Hillary Clinton will say.

Time to Get Serious About Police & Race

3 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

More than 45 years ago, America learned a lesson about police and minority relations after race riots engulfed American cities. Today, it has forgotten this lesson; it needs to learn it again.

The History of Hip-Hop Gets Graphic

3 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

A skinny white kid from Pittsburgh has created one of the defining histories of hip-hop in the form of a graphic novel that brings together rappers and comic nerds.

The Return of O-Town

3 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Four men in their mid-thirties, a few more lines on their foreheads and circles under their eyes, return to make music. Where did Ashley Parker Angel go?

Communism’s Victims Deserve a Monument

3 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Supporters of a museum dedicated to the estimated 100 million victims of communism worldwide hope to break ground on the National Mall on the 100th anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution. Why are there so few Democrats and liberals among them?

Is Alimony Anti-Feminist?

3 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

At least one observer wonders whether $30-plus in payments helped kill Robin Williams. Is alimony hopelessly antiquated and un-feminist?

Rupert Murdoch’s Dark Arts

3 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

The phone hacking scandal wasn’t the work of rogues: it was the inevitable apex of Murdoch journalism—and only a real journalist was able to reveal it all.

Ukraine Parades Under Putin’s Shadow

3 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

While the rest of the country took to the streets to celebrate Kiev’s 23 years of independence from Moscow, rebels in the east dragged out prisoners of war for a ‘parade of shame.’

Syria Rebels: Airstrikes Won’t Beat ISIS

3 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

The Free Syrian Army is not impressed with President Obama’s new threat to attack ISIS inside Syria. That’s like ‘tickling’ the terror group, the FSA says—and is too little, too late.

Dudes and Maudes Abide at Lebowski Fest

3 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Along with Valkyries, Walter Sobchaks, and many guys in bathrobes, The Daily Beast goes inside Lebowski Fest and recalls the mysteries within the Coen Brothers’ cult classic.

The Tea Party Governor Backlash of 2014

3 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

The conventional wisdom has it that this cycle is a GOP wave election. But beneath the surface, Democrats are doing OK—and Tea Party governors may pay the price for failing to moderate.

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