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13 of History's Greatest Husbands

Throughout much of history—and certainly to this day, in many parts of the world—women have been largely controlled by men. Governed by either their …

Were College Students Better Off Before Social Media?

Ten questions for campus observers about the costs of the world that Silicon Valley built<p>Fifteen years ago, when I graduated from Pomona College, there were landlines in the dorm rooms, a paper directory with everyone’s number, and a thriving culture of friendly prank calls. Almost no one used …

Social Media

The money machine: how a high-profile corruption investigation fell apart

After a revolution overthrew Ukraine’s disgraced president, Theresa May promised to help the country’s new leaders recover stolen assets. But the UK’s first case collapsed within a year<p>On 11 March 2014, a London branch of the French bank BNP Paribas received a request from a Ukrainian lawyer. He …

The destruction of Hillary Clinton: sexism, Sanders, and the millennial feminists | Susan Bordo

In this extract from her book, <b>Susan Bordo</b> asks how the most qualified candidate ever to run for president lost the seemingly unloseable election<p>Many books have been written about the way racial differences among feminists both divided and pushed feminist thinking and practice forward over the past …

‘13 Reasons Why’: Netflix’s Must-See Teen Horror Mystery and Its Rallying Call Against Sexism

Netflix’s binge-worthy new drama isn’t just smart and addictive—it’s a sobering look at the everyday hell of being a teenage girl.<p>Being a teenage …

Pepsi, McDonalds, Nestle, other major brands implicated in illegal destruction of critical elephant habitat

<b>Rainforests are in peril, like the Amazon (Shutterstock)</b><p>A new investigation links major food corporations to a rogue palm oil company that is ravaging the rainforest.<p>Laurel Sutherlin<p>April 1, 2017 5:05pm (UTC)<p>A Rainforest Action Network field investigation team has documented new evidence of …

Palm Oil

Ivanka Trump Is a Bad Ambassador for Working Women

Ivanka Trump will now have an official job at the White House. It’s an unpaid role as an adviser to her father, the president, but it comes with an office, a title and, presumably, an even higher perch from which to fashion herself as a crusader for working women.<p>“Policies that allow women with …

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I polled 1,500 people about their best relationship advice — and everyone said the same thing

I think most newlyweds do this — ask for advice, I mean, not s--- the same bed — especially after a few cocktails from the open bar they just paid way too much money for.<p>But, of course, not being satisfied with just a few wise words, I had to take it a step further.<p>See, I have access to hundreds of …

Relationships

The Era of American Global Leadership Is Over. Here's What Comes Next

As in the past, the day will be cold. Melania will hold the Bible. The kids will stand by proudly. The new President will recite his lines carefully, …

10 Habits Of People In The Happiest Relationships

A kiss hello and a kiss goodbye go a long way.<p><i>The HuffPost Lifestyle newsletter will make you happier and healthier, one email at a time. Sign up here.</i><p>Happy relationships don’t happen by accident. It takes two emotionally healthy, loving people who are committed to being the best partners they can …

Communication Skills

How Hannah Arendt’s classic work on totalitarianism illuminates today’s America

The rise of right-wing populism in Europe and the United States, accentuated by the election of Donald Trump, has led to growing fears about the possibility of new forms of authoritarianism. In search of insight, many commentators have turned to a book published some 65 years ago — Hannah Arendt’s …

The Psychology of White-Collar Criminals

A researcher reflects on conversations with nearly 50 convicted executives about why they did what they did.<p>Two leading executive headhunters once wrote a book called <i>Lessons From the Top: The Search for America’s Best Business Leaders</i> that celebrated 50 titans of industry. Readers were encouraged …

University of Chicago

10 Habits to Quit in 2018 If You Want to Live a Long, Healthy, Happy Life

If you’re jonesing to give your life a major upgrade in 2018—and beyond—setting a few doable goals is the first step. That means nixing bad habits …

Aleppo: 'People want safe passage' | Middle East

As the Syrian government forces, backed by allies, inch closer to a decisive victory in the ravaged rebel stronghold of east Aleppo, t he impending fall of the city to regime forces would be the biggest setback for rebels since the conflict broke out in 2011.<p>It could also mark the start of a wider …

Don't Panic, but Physicists in Australia Just Proved Reality Doesn't Exist

Quantum physics is weird.<p>Get ready to have your mind blown. According to an experiment led by two physicists in Australia, reality doesn’t exist. …

Capitalism is working better in France than the U.S.

Increasing income inequality is usually cast as the inevitable result of vast, impersonal forces like globalization and automation. But it's not, at least not entirely.<p>Now, I'm not just talking about how much inequality there is after Uncle Sam has taxed the rich and spent on the poor. It's pretty …

Killings of land rights activists tripled in 2016

The battle over land and resources turned bloodier in the past year with treble the number of land rights defenders killed, according to a human rights group that fears that the violence will get even worse.<p>An average of nearly 16 farmers, indigenous people and advocates of land rights were killed …

This Map Shows How China Is Building its Global Trade Empire

The famed Silk Road trading routes once connected China with medieval Europe. Today, the One Belt, One Road initiative is strengthening China’s ties …

The runaway who travelled the world

Despite having little money, he’s the second most travelled person on the planet<p>Although he’s ranked the world’s #2 on The Best Traveled website, 62-year-old Barcelona native Jorge Sanchez insists that he is nothing like the other competitive travellers. He comes from a poor background, dropped out …

South America

Moderate leftist enters French Socialist primaries

PARIS (Reuters) - Former French education minister Vincent Peillon on Sunday joined a crowded field of candidates in the ruling Socialist party’s primaries to select a candidate to run in next year’s presidential election.<p>Vincent Peillon speaks during the questions to the government session at the …

Primary Elections

From the “Battle in Seattle” to Donald Trump: Remember when the anti-globalists were left-wing radicals?

<b>World finance protesters on April 16, 2000 (AP/Rick Bowmer)</b><p>There has long been a current of popular resistance to capitalist globalization — and it used to be on the left<p>Paul Rosenberg<p>December 11, 2016 5:00pm (UTC)<p>If the current political narrative pits Donald Trump's "real Americans" against the …

Rights & Freedoms

Fascism might be the word of the year. Read George Orwell on why it’s a slippery term.

Every Saturday, we round up the best recent writing the web has to offer on books and related subjects. Here’s your link roundup for the week of December 4, 2016. Enjoy!<p>Zadie Smith spoke in Berlin about multiculturalism just after the election last month, and now the New York Review of Books has …

Literature

Socialism for the Rich, Capitalism for the Poor: An Interview With Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky at a SISSA event on September 17, 2012. In a democracy, the public influences policy but the US state largely works to benefit the …

Why Are Memories of Stalin’s Terror Being Buried?

<i>This article first appeared on the Wilson Center site.</i><p>In Russia, as in much of the post-Soviet space, the past is the present. From Ukraine to …

Who Becomes a Terrorist?: Poverty, Education, and the Origins of Political Violence

Project MUSE Mission<p>Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration …

From communism to capitalism: How Christmas gift-giving has changed in Poland

Poles who grew up during the communist era love to tell their children and grandchildren that as kids, they would be satisfied with a simple orange under the Christmas tree.<p>This is, in part, an admonition against expecting a bountiful haul of presents, but it’s also an expression of nostalgia for …