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Michael Tracey

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Michael Tracey

Michael Tracey is a journalist based in Brooklyn, New York.


News and Features

County clerks are reporting inaccessible polling stations, damaged absentee ballots and mass confusion about where and how to vote on Tuesday.

The documentary, starring the late Andrew Breitbart, is a deranged hodge-podge of bizarre memes, wild dot-connecting and unadulterated fury.

Mayor Michael Nutter and Philadelphia police have shown respect for the right to protest, and a deadline for eviction passed without action.

A peaceful demonstration in Times Square was met with the force's Mounted Unit, creating a dangerous situation.

The Medill School of Journalism's change of name is indicative of wider -- and frightening -- trends in journalism education.

US drug reformers could learn a lot from Portugal’s successful decriminalization efforts.

With callous austerity measures, New Jersey's Chris Christie has made himself a contender.

A rally in opposition to the proposed Islamic center in lower Manhattan marred what should have been a day of remembrance and reflection with disturbing outbursts of racism and misogyny.

The former president's reversal is the highest-profile one to date. It may also have political implications for the future of the Defense of Marriage Act.


On the Huffington Post bus to the Rally for Sanity.
Ari Berman's Herding Donkeys traces the origins of Barack Obama’s winning campaign strategy back to the Howard Dean's failed 2004...
What we need is more religion in schools.
Prop 19, supported by the Just Say Now campaign, is currently leading in the polls and could help the California Democrats in November.