Newtown Half-Year Anniversary..

WASHINGTON — Six months after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, some of the victims’ families are heading to Capitol Hill to remind lawmakers they are painfully waiting for action, while some of the president’s allies are asking him to do more without any new prospects of legislation to toughen gun laws. Continue reading…

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MENACHEM ROSENSAFT
In Defense of Samantha Power
Those of us who admire all that Samantha Power has already accomplished in the human rights arena and believe her to be an inspired choice as UN ambassador must speak out on her behalf. Continue reading…
VICTORIA BRITTAIN
Guilty Until Proven Innocent
A four-month hunger strike, mass force-feedings, and widespread media coverage have at last brought Guantanamo back into American consciousness. Still unnoticed and out of the news, however, is a comparable situation in the U.S. itself. Continue reading…
ROBERT L. CAVNAR
Gun Violence in America: The Continuing Tragedy
Because apparently this tragic shooting did not involve enough victims, the news media gave it ho-hum coverage, I guess because this kind of mass murder is just so everyday, these days. Continue reading…

HUFFPOST RADIO
BOTH SIDES NOW: Scandals-Without-Headines I: Constitution-Gate!
2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgShow trials and screw-ups do not make for true “scandals.” But what about GOP efforts to in effect deny the original intent of Article II when it comes to Obama’s constitutional power to name judges? Spitzer & Matalin debate this as well as the NSA and Rice-Power appointments. Continue reading…
IAN WILLIAMS
Ne’er the Twain?
Xi Jinping’s grand tour, which began in California and a meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama on June 7, is a debut rather than a consolidation. It is, perhaps wisely, more economic in its theme, brandishing investments rather than waving big sticks. Continue reading…

 

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