BLOGS


  • Parenting in the Digital Age An email arrives in my inbox almost every day with some version of the following: “I’m losing my kids to their smartphones/ video games/ internet.” The writer may be talking about a teen who can’t stay in a conversation for more than a minute because as soon as she hears that Ping! on her ...
  • Start With Humanism For your own self-designation, begin with the broadest most relevant category and call yourself a Humanist. This classification encompasses all others. After the word Humanist you may add your preferred subset label: Humanist Muslim, Humanist Christian, Humanist Buddhist, Humanist Atheist, Humanist Agnostic. It is important that these subset terms do not precede the word Humanist. We ...
  • On the Culture Front: Music from the Underground, Part 9 Photo courtesy of Tyson Amir Bay Area musician and activist Tyson Amir has distilled a powerful essay’s worth of ideas on race and culture into a four-minute spoken word poem that brings to mind the angry power of Beat Generation poet Alan Ginsberg and contemporary musician Saul Williams. Like many artists with activists souls, dating at ...
  • India’s 500-Year-old Heritages Being Defaced by Graffiti By Jeong In-seo, New Delhi correspondent, AsiaToday -India’s historic sites that are nearly 500 years old are being defaced ...
  • The GOP Tax Plan is Bonkers The mooted GOP tax plan has drawn some positive attention from trade reformers because it’s the first tax plan in decades to make serious moves designed to reduce America’s trade deficit. Unfortunately, unless I’m totally missing something, it’s also a seriously crazy document. So crazy, in fact, that despite not being an ultra-partisan fanatic, I am forced ...
  • Oscarnomics 2017: The Brand Value of Awards Last month the Golden Globes kicked off the Hollywood awards season. Even though Golden Globe winners have gone on to win the Oscar only 40{8883afff3f996f915e4087502a0d4bc0cab7d523e6eee37ef51ae9a6c529a071} of the time, some believe that because of their Globe wins, La La Land and Moonlight have the inside track on winning the Oscar. To get the biggest lift in ...
  • Trump Had A “Good” Week, But It Won’t Last Long Let’s admit it, folks. Trump had a not-bad week. But the Republic had a pretty good week, too. For starters, Trump learned the value of the tactical retreat. After initially doubling down on his assault on the courts (with a tweet, no less), a maneuver all but guaranteed to produce at least six Supreme Court votes ...
  • Seeing Red, Feeling Blue, Something Borrowed, Something New “J. Steven Manolis: A Survey of Works,” Coral Springs Museum of Art, Installation view. Photograph by Sargent Architectural Photography. By Bruce Helander The massive and brightly-hued survey exhibition of J. Steven Manolis’ work currently on view at the Coral Springs Museum of Art, now in its second month of attracting record crowds of art lovers, has ...
  • 5 Success Practices of Ultra-Effective Business Teams It takes an effective team to attract and serve a community in business these days. With real-time online reviews and feedback via the Internet, and instant relationships via social media, a voice from the top that is inconsistent with what is heard from the firing line defines a dysfunctional and noncompetitive company for today’s customer. ...
  • PRESIDENT TRUMP’S SCHEDULE CO-WRITTEN WITH PHILIP DAVID MORTON http://www.huffingtonpost.com/author/mortonphilm-250 5:30am: Wake up in creaky old house with no views. 5:31am: Remove hairnet. 5:35am: Call Omarosa. Have her order a McDonalds Big Breakfast. Check blood pressure. Deny checking blood pressure. Call Dr. about Rogaine refill – which I don’t need. 6:00am: National News Briefing — Watch Morning Joe, Fox & Friends and Law ...
  • Raffler’s Disruption of the Lottery Anyone who knows me, knows that I’m not a fan of gambling. My theory has always been that we should work hard to earn our money and then spend it, invest it or donate it. For that reason I’ve become increasingly uneasy about the meteoric growth of online gambling and sports betting websites. A simple ...
  • Who Lacks Respect For The Office Of The President? Trump counselor Kellyanne Conway charges that media coverage of Donald Trump lacks “respect for and recognition of the dignity for the office of the president.” No, Kellyanne, it’s Donald Trump who lacks respect for and recognition of the dignity of the office of the president. A small sampling of Trump’s words and actions from recent days: 1. After ...
  • The Night We Mesmerized an Audience Notes from Indian Country By Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji; Stands Up For Them) John Bryde showed up at the Holy Rosary Indian Mission in the early 1940s. He had a bushy head of auburn hair and a lot of freckles. He was a prefect doing his ‘help the poor Indians’ sabbatical while studying to become a Jesuit ...
  • Is Libya Putin’s Next Target? Anti-Gaddafi demonstrators in the Libyan city of Bayda, July 22, 2011 With the future of the Assad regime now well in hand, the Kremlin has turned its attention to another former Soviet client in the Middle East – Libya. The “Libyan Political Agreement” negotiated under UN supervision and announced on December 17, 2015, was supposed to ...
  • Go Tell It on the Mountain, Part 4 – Brazil, Venezuela and the Caribbean: Mountain-Combing on the Looney Front The fourth blog on mountains and volcanoes I’ve met around the world – not necessarily the most famous or tallest, just beautiful mountain scenery even if not particularly high – snapped and chosen at random, makes its final stop in South America with a glance at Brazil, Venezuela and the Caribbean. Brazil Fernando de Noronha Chapada ...
  • CNN, The ‘Trump Dossier’ and ‘Fake News’ In a “breaking news” story that unfolded on the evening of February 10, 2017, breathlessly recanted by a succession of on-air hosts, CNN reported that “multiple current and former U.S. law enforcement and intelligence officials” had informed the news organization that conversations between Russian officials, intercepted by U.S. intelligence services, provided “corroboration” of certain aspects ...
  • Donald Trump Only Knows How to Do One Thing — And It Isn’t Being President It is time to stop pretending that Donald Trump has the intelligence, integrity, or understanding to be President. He is not smart, he is not a good person, and he is not even a good businessman. If he was smart, he would not talk about how smart he is all the time. If he was ...
  • A Price On Carbon Is Neither Liberal Nor Conservative. It’s Just Practical This story first appeared on Ecosystem Marketplace Earlier this week, a group of prominent Republicans called for a nationwide price on carbon to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions and slow climate change. It’s a proposal we should all be talking about, but we know Congress won’t – at least not before 2018 -because while these elder statesmen of the ...
  • Spoil Your Sweetheart: 10 Romantic Valentine’s Day Dinners Skip the restaurant rush this year and make a romantic dinner at home. From Roast Beef Tenderloin with Red Wine Sauce to Thai Shrimp Curry, these special dinners are all easy to make and guaranteed to impress your date. 1. Roast Beef Tenderloin with Red Wine Sauce Nothing says ”special dinner” like roast beef tenderloin. This ...
  • How John Cena’s Wrestlemania 33 Opponent Is Chosen… | WrestleSketch #12 How John Cena’s Wrestlemania 33 opponent is chosen, via Oli Davis’ WrestleSketch. Watch the other WrestleSketch episodes here. — This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.