Members of the armed services who have come home face substantially higher unemployment rates than the government claims, an Iraq and Afghanistan advocacy group claims. And 37 percent of veterans surveyed say they know a fellow vet who committed suicide following deployment. The report comes from I ... More >>
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Sharon Steel watches the Real World Brooklyn so nobody else has to. Last week, Katelynn cage-danced. This week, Obama gets elected, and the war comes home to Red Hook. MTVUncle Sam in the building When you watch The Real World: Brooklyn, you have to keep a significant time delay in mind. We've fin ... More >>
Credit: Joyce Culver for the 92nd Street Y The Year Ahead with Arianna Huffington and Bloggers from The Huffington Post 92nd Street Y January 21 In a recent episode of 30 Rock, Alec Baldwin says toSalma Hayek , "Thank you for telling me what I already know. You should work for The Huffington Post ... More >>
The hypocrisy of the war hero
In the run-up to the invasion of Iraq, there was no shortage of protest songs that sought to steer the nation off a post-9/11 collision course with a country that had nothing to do with the attack. The Beastie Boys, Cat Power, Thurston Moore, John Mellencamp, R.E.M. and Zach De La Rocha were among t ... More >>
The fighting won't end: Gearing up for another wave of homeless vets