Oliver Sawi

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HOLY S**T! Donald J. Trump is going to be the next President of the United States of America. Now What?

This has been an unprecedented election. The country has demonstrated its severe polarity on issues as diverse as race, immigration, guns, women's rights, foreign and economic policies and even the environment. We all slogged through what seemed to be an interminably long election process where …

How to unite a divided America

<b>(CNN) —</b> Donald Trump's victory as President-elect has proven that America is not one nation, but two. These two Americas are deeply divided by mistrust and misunderstanding. One America is rejoicing, while another grieves in disbelief.<p>In January, Trump's new party will retool federal and …

Society

Researchers have found a surprisingly powerful effect of sleeping more

We all know sleep matters for job performance. After a week of vacation, you may find your work better than ever. But rack up a week of sleepless nights — say, following a polarizing presidential election — and you may find yourself struggling.<p>It wouldn't surprise anyone that sleep affects …

Williams College

Trump win resets culture war debate on abortion, LGBT rights

NEW YORK (AP) — For the combatants in America's long-running culture wars, the triumph of Donald Trump and congressional Republicans was stunning — sparking elation on one side, deep dismay on the other.<p>Advocates of LGBT rights and abortion rights now fear setbacks instead of further gains. But the …

LGBTQI

Using Genetic Testing to Better Understand the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade

The recent opening of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture is part of a long and slow national reckoning on …

Inside Donald Trump’s shady transition team: Kris Kobach created Kansas’ anti-immigrant policies

Kobach helped craft Arizona’s anti-immigrant SB 1070 law — known as the “papers please” law<p><i>This article first appeared on Right Wing Watch</i><p>Kris Kobach, the secretary of state of Kansas and a leading architect of draconian anti-immigrant and voter suppression laws around the nation, will reportedly …

Immigration

Inside The Anti-Trump Protest Movement

The old left brings Sanders supporters and outraged Democrats from Facebook to the streets. Mainstream groups are planning for January.<p>On the night of Nov. 10 in Portland, protesters smashed store windows, car windows, and government building windows. Glass covered the streets of the city's famous …

Rights & Freedoms

A million women are marching in D.C. on inauguration weekend

Now, more than ever, we need to take a stand and voice our displeasure at the political climate in the United States. Women aren’t taking the …

Has Depression Affected My Masculinity? Come On, I Jump Through Fire For Fun

I had never shared in public the fact that I suffer from depression until the recent 'Boys Do Cry' campaign here on the Huffington Post caught me at …

Mental Health