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Adam Howard

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Adam Howard

Adam Howard is the former Assistant Web Editor of The Nation and currently the News Editor of The Grio.


News and Features

Five Democratic senators on the Senate Finance Committee helped defeat a public option; do they really think that will advance reform--or even their political careers?

President Obama brought the house down at the NAACP centennial celebration with yet another stirring speech on race. But if his deeds don't begin to match his words, he's going to have a lot of explaining to do.

If Letterman and Saturday Night Live continue to cast McCain as a liar, it could have a devastating impact.

Superhero-themed films are dominating the summer box office. Is it just about the bottom line or our national longing for genuine heroism?

HBO's Recount will bring back bad
memories, which is precisely why you should see it.

There's abundant compassion but a great deal of confusion about the
best places to send charitable donations to help the victims of
Hurricane Katrina.

NBC took offense when Kanye West took an unscripted swipe at President Bush during a benefit concert for hurricane victims. But somebody had to say it.

If everything goes according to plan, a voting bloc as influential as the religious right, but progressive, could be established.


As immigrant protests continued to ripple through the country on Monday--22,000 students walking out of classes just in LA County--the...
You would think that V for Vendetta, a movie jam-packed with post-9/11 themes, deserved a serious response. Instead, some of the most...
The British government memo on Iraq, reported in today's New York Times, is perhaps even more important than the Downing Street memo. The...
The largest mobilization in the history of--and in favor of--immigrants stretched for a mind-boggling twenty-six blocks through downtown...
To paraphrase that great line from Bogie: I remember the night of March 24, 1976 like yesterday. My wife was wearing blue. The Argentine...
Remember when opponents of affirmative action argued that it hurt blacks' self-esteem because they'd never know if they had succeededon...
It isn't often that someone owns up to flagrant sex discrimination inthe op-ed page of the New York Times, so I suppose we should...
I'm in a secure and undisclosed location for a 52 hour break from thebrutal beast called a political weekly. That's why I'm on e-mail at...