A new study in the journal Pediatrics that’s getting a lot of mileage in the media laments a disturbing trend of violence in movies. According to a survey conducted by Brad Bushman, a professor of communication and psychology at …
Twenty percent of transgendered Americans have served in the military. They deserve the same protections as other vets.
Adjustment to civilian life means leaving behind the most supportive and cohesive social network they’ve ever experienced
What we’re seeing (aside from bullying) is the messy process of the races coming closer together, not racism
Personal interests don’t have to arise “naturally” but are often triggered by external events
It is de rigueur to groan about the ever expanding Christmas season, about the tinsel and holly busting out before the first frost and those irksome Walmart ads pushing layaway plans alongside Labor Day promotions.
In most years, such grumbling is justified. This year, however, the aggressive early sales push is brought on not (only) …
Candidates such as Virginia’s Robert Sarvis weren’t spoilers after all
Americans are leaving behind single-faith identities. According to a 2009 study by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, almost one quarter of all Americans attend religious services of more than one faith or denomination. Interfaith marriages are increasingly common, with families who are Jewish-Christian constituting the first …
Last Saturday, students from around the world took part in a ritual of adolescence: the SAT. After the test, I received a slew of emails from test-takers who’d read my blog for SAT tips, reporting back on how the test went. …
The trope that Kennedy was killed by a culture and not an individual dates back to the assassination
If the Internet is ever to be trusted again, the EU needs to set a new standard that limits surveillance
Barneys and Macy’s seem to be assuming that all black people in 2013 are poor
Schools that say they’re optional may wind up using them for merit scholarships or class placement