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Bye Bye 'Bystander': Obama Goes on Offense with Immigration/ACA/Climate

LISTEN HERE: By Mark Green Vanden Heuvel and Lowry debate 'Bamnesty' and 'Obamacare'. Perhaps the best Left-Right framing of big reforms is FDR in 1936 comparing governments imperfectly reforming to status quo-ers kvetching from the sidelines. Show More Summary

Young People, Media and Health: Risks and Rights

The agonizing book chapter title "Stealing Children's Innocence in Egypt: Media Literacy, Human Rights and Roads of Violence" hit the nail on the head. It rang a familiar bell and could well apply to many developing countries going through...Show More Summary

Cornflakes Every Sunday at the Indian Mission Boarding School

Notes from Indian Country By Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © Native Sun News 2014 There is a poem in my book "Children Left Behind" called "Six days a week and twice on Sunday" that describes the lives of the Indian students at Holy Rosary Indian Mission boarding school in the 1940s. Show More Summary

"Yo Jackass We All think Our Kid Is The Cutest"

As social media has mutated into a ravenous, many tentacled time-eater, news from our friends about their families' triumphs and trials has become omnipresent, unrelenting--a never-ending vacation slide show from hell. As a result, every day there's a new complaint from those who follow: too much self-promotion in my feed. Show More Summary


Have you noticed the odd way that newscasters have of accenting varying words. One of the most common forms of poetic expression is iambic pentameter. Shakespeare employed it in his plays. Newspeak was the language Orwell created for the repressive society he envisioned in l984. Show More Summary

Koenig's Emotions Make Serial Great

Sarah Koenig is too emotional. Sarah Koenig is in love with Adnan Syed. Sarah Koenig clearly can't be taken seriously as a reporter. The This American Life spinoff podcast Serial has gained a cult following. It's hosted by producer Sarah...Show More Summary

'Pitch Perfect' Keeps Making Rape Jokes. It's Not A Laughing Matter.

"Pitch Perfect" returned this week with a new trailer for its sequel. Fans of the popular a cappella series rejoiced. The first film was a big hit, considered a sleeper that did relatively well at the box office, and scored a popular soundtrack. Show More Summary

Prolific Exploration: The Case for Studying Abroad

Talk to Americans who studied abroad and chances are you will hear some version of the same story. "I understand the world a little more intricately, in its frailty, generosity and humility." "My mind is broader and more opened to other...Show More Summary

Thanksgiving Tip Sheet

Illustration Credit: Doris Lee, (American, 1905-1983), Thanksgiving, c. 1935 With Thanksgiving fast approaching, some of us have an awful lot to be thankful for. Those annoying political ads leading up to Election Day, after all, are over and laid to rest. Show More Summary

Obama Does Congress' Job on Immigration, Court Reform Next?

President Obama on Thursday made it clear that, if a gridlocked Congress won't do its job on immigration reform, he will do that job himself. Now we should hope that he can also turn attention to an immigration challenge that falls under...Show More Summary

If Sharyl Attkisson's Such A Fair Reporter, Why Is Right-Wing Media Defending Her?

Since former CBS correspondent Sharyl Attkisson revealed herself to be an anti-Obama conservative-leaning reporter, the Media Research Center has had her back, defending her by ignoring the shoddy nature of her reporting. Which raises...Show More Summary

Nostalgia For Times Gone, For the Camaraderie That Once Was, and the Loyalty That Still Is

In these days of musical chairs and institutional revolving doors, concepts such as loyalty to one's previous employer are at a premium. Not so with those who worked - or still work - at the New York Times. A longtime reporter for the...Show More Summary

Ferguson in Context

The Grand Jury will soon announce whether Officer Darren Wilson will be indicted in the killing of Michael Brown. The announcement is widely expected to be that Wilson will not be indicted, leading to further protests on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri and around the country. Show More Summary

Standing Your Ground in Journalism, Even When Diversity Isn't Valued

Last weekend I went on cable to talk about media diversity, including how both legacy media and startups, for- and non-profit, were living in a post-racial America that doesn't exist -- meaning, not hiring people of color and not caring if they get called out about it. Show More Summary

A Global Effort for Greece

I am a proud Greek. Though I was not born on the banks of the Aegean or on the shores of the Mediterranean, I come from a country that enjoys its beaches and likes its meat on a skewer -- that country is Australia. There are millions of Greeks like me around the world, born overseas but drawn to our homeland. Show More Summary

Welcome to Huffington Post Greece

Ever since the time of Alexander the Great, certain moments in Greek history have reminded us of the great reach of Greek culture throughout the world. There was the moment, in 1900, when archaeological divers dove into the shipwreck...Show More Summary

Yassou From Athens: Introducing HuffPost Greece

ATHENS -- As The Huffington Post has expanded around the world, I have used this space to introduce each of our new international editions. But none of the announcements I've made has had as much significance for me personally as what I have to share today: the launch of The Huffington Post in my native Greece. Show More Summary

A Trustworthy Press is the Immune System of Democracy

I'm a news consumer. I'm not trying to tell anybody how to do their job, or how to fix the news. I'm not in the business, and will respect professional boundaries. I just want news I can trust. I also want to help reward good, honest journalism. Since I'm not an expert, I have to defer to those who are. Show More Summary

Dear New York City's Uninsured: Screw You, Love Governor Cuomo

On the morning of November 28, the day after Thanksgiving, while Americans across the country line up for Black Friday deals, a queue of a different kind was scheduled to form in New York City. At 5 a.m., the doors of Manhattan's massive...Show More Summary

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