Stories by Arianna Huffington

Find more Arianna at the Huffington Post. subscribe to Arianna Huffington's feed

Posted on: Jun 3, 2003, Source: AlterNet

The elimination of a promised child tax credit for almost 12 million of America's poorest children shows the massive disconnect between the people and political leaders.

Posted on: May 27, 2003, Source: AlterNet

The motto for the whole Democratic Party: "Vote for us -- we kinda, sorta disagree."

Posted on: May 20, 2003, Source: AlterNet

Maybe Karl Rove has moved his office into the "Matrix." Maybe Laurence Fishburne is auditioning for Ari Fleischer's job. Maybe it's all just a bad dream: "The White House Reloaded."

Posted on: May 13, 2003, Source: AlterNet

Would breaking the glass ceiling for good change much in corporate America?

Posted on: May 7, 2003, Source: AlterNet

Could the president's robust post-war job approval be as fleeting as the odd success of the Macarena?

Posted on: Apr 29, 2003, Source: AlterNet

Now that the war in Iraq has been declared officially over, can the media please put aside their preoccupation with Scott Peterson's new hairstyle and focus their attention on the sputtering U.S. economy?

Posted on: Apr 22, 2003, Source: AlterNet

Sneaking a peek through the blackout curtains the Bush administration has used to cloak the awarding of contracts to rebuild Iraq is like catching a glimpse of a very special incest episode of "ElimiDate."

Posted on: Apr 15, 2003, Source: AlterNet

The Bible tells us that pride goeth before the fall. In Iraq, it cameth right after it.

Posted on: Apr 8, 2003, Source: AlterNet

A judge and special prosecutor agreed to throw out every last conviction stemming from the now notorious Tulia drug sting. Is this the end of be bucks-for-busts policing?

Posted on: Apr 1, 2003, Source: AlterNet

A quick glance at last week's papers reveals that it's monkey business as usual on Wall Street. It's time to round up these repeat offenders.

Posted on: Mar 25, 2003, Source: AlterNet

Today's new breed of public servants prefers to cash in while still stalking the halls of power and deeply involved in the highest levels of creating public policy.

Posted on: Mar 18, 2003, Source: AlterNet

The war has already been won. The conquering heroes are not generals in fatigues but CEOs in suits.

Posted on: Mar 11, 2003, Source: AlterNet

The revolt against antipatriotic tax havens may be the spark that ignites a movement for basic fairness and economic justice.

Posted on: Mar 5, 2003, Source: AlterNet

The love affair between Sen. Daschle's wife Linda and the airline industry shows that good things can happen to broke companies with good connections.

Posted on: Feb 25, 2003, Source: AlterNet

The little guys have reached the breaking point and are taking matters into their own hands -- stepping into the breach with the one-two punch of proxy resolutions and lawsuits.

Posted on: Feb 18, 2003, Source: AlterNet

The dots leading from Wall Street to the West Wing situation room are the ones that need connecting.

Posted on: Feb 11, 2003, Source: AlterNet

"According to the IRS, hundreds of other businesses and executives have used questionable shelters to escape paying billions of dollars in taxes."

Posted on: Feb 4, 2003, Source: AlterNet

Putting John Snow, a world-class tax dodger, at the controls of our sputtering economy has all the makings of a world-class train wreck.

Posted on: Jan 23, 2003, Source: AlterNet

What the State of the Union address could have been.

Posted on: Jan 21, 2003, Source: AlterNet

Thanks to Denny Hastert and his pals in the House Republican leadership, lobbyists will now be able to pick up the tab for House members whenever the lawmakers attend charitable events, including golf outings and those all-important policy retreats held at lavish resorts.

Posted on: Jan 14, 2003, Source: AlterNet

Isn't the genius of capitalism to let the free market -- not the Attorney General of New York -- pick winners and losers depending on how they play the game?

Posted on: Jan 7, 2003, Source: AlterNet

The sales deck is clearly stacked in favor of Detroit's beloved behemoths, with billions being spent on SUV advertising and ever-more tempting marketing come-ons.

Posted on: Jan 1, 2003, Source: AlterNet

Here is a list of those things we'd all like to forget, circa 2002.

Posted on: Dec 22, 2002, Source: AlterNet

I've got a feeling it isn't going to be a very merry Christmas this year in CEO-land.

Posted on: Dec 19, 2002, Source: AlterNet

These latest victories of vox populi remind us that, by standing up and voicing our dissent, we can still make a difference -- at least for a week.

Posted on: Dec 15, 2002, Source: AlterNet

Sometimes a small thing like the misuse of the apostrophe can have much bigger ramifications than we think.

Posted on: Dec 11, 2002, Source: AlterNet

Team Bush now stomps down the halls of power like Godzilla trampling the streets of Tokyo.

Posted on: Dec 8, 2002, Source: AlterNet

The Bush administration subverted campaign finance reform by breaking a promise it had made to Sen. McCain.

Posted on: Dec 7, 2002, Source: AlterNet

Jeb Bush's daughter's drug problem is a "private issue" to be treated with respect. Why must poor drug offenders be subjected to public humiliation and incarceration?

Posted on: Dec 3, 2002, Source: AlterNet

Everyone in D.C., it seems, is utterly baffled as to how an ugly little provision shielding pharmaceutical behemoth Eli Lilly from billions in lawsuits filed by the parents of autistic children made its way, in the 12th hour, into, of all things, the 475-page Homeland Security bill.

Posted on: Dec 1, 2002, Source: AlterNet

Congress reverses a provision in the Homeland Security Bill banning government contracts for companies that move offshore to avoid paying U.S. taxes.

Posted on: Nov 24, 2002, Source: AlterNet

There seems to be no shortage of SUV-loving Americans who think that consuming 25 percent of the world's oil just isn't enough.

Posted on: Nov 20, 2002, Source: AlterNet

Gone is the bold, combative, impassioned, progressive politician we've come to know over her 15 years in the House.

Posted on: Nov 17, 2002, Source: AlterNet

Wall Street's credibility was downgraded yet again after the dirty tricks of Jack Grubman and Citigroup Chariman Sandy Weill came to light last week.

Posted on: Nov 13, 2002, Source: AlterNet

For years now, the accuracy of political polls has been -- in the parlance of the trade -- "trending downward." Last week it hit bottom.

Posted on: Nov 10, 2002, Source: AlterNet

When Bush asks the nation to "serve something greater than ourselves," he should push for more significant acts than becoming a Boy Scout or Girl Scout leader.

Posted on: Nov 6, 2002, Source: AlterNet

The problem wasn't that the president was out there delivering his message. The problem was that you failed to have anyone out there delivering any kind of galvanizing, opposing message.

Posted on: Nov 4, 2002, Source: AlterNet

The only truly compelling aspect of Election 2002 has been trying to decide which campaign was the most inept.

Posted on: Oct 30, 2002, Source: AlterNet

A federal judge struck down a Food and Drug Administration regulation that required drug makers to test medicines routinely given to children.

Posted on: Oct 27, 2002, Source: AlterNet

Paul Wellstone's entire political career was dedicated to bringing that something -- that soul -- back to American politics.