Why are we subsidizing such a hugely profitable sport?
Trying to make ordinary sense out of these extraordinary crimes is fruitless—and ultimately only encourages more violence
Most people who try cocaine don’t go on to become addicts
Partisanship starts in infancy, but that’s no reason our elected officials can’t outgrow our parochial natures
A recent article in TIME sparked controversy over sexism in haute cuisine—and the media. Here, Alice Waters and other prominent women restaurateurs weigh in on what’s holding female chefs back.
Don’t present it as a “woman’s issue.” Sell it as diversity of opinion.
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) …
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. …
In the ultimate irony, a president who extols the virtues of government has now lost control to the bureaucrats
Results show just how hard it is for the government to compensate for poor learning environments at home
The second in a series of columns on failing your way to success, by the creator of “Dilbert”