Charitably yours attended the kick-off cocktail for the Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation "Pit Bulls as Pets" encouraging rescue and adoption of these sweet canines.
But it isn't entirely Piketty's arguments and analysis that have intimidated friend and foe alike. Instead, it's his uniquely French adherence to a deeply threatening sartorial affectation.
Since how we navigate this period will determine the second half of life, the stakes at midlife are high. If we've made the right choices, then ultimately we're not different from who we once were -- we're more authentic and real.
I like to believe that although Carla Bruni does not call herself a feminist, she is a feminist indeed. After all, feminism is the embracing of autonomy, choice, voice and power.
We manage to skewer our libidinous politicians before they get into the White House, not after. (Bill Clinton was the one exception.) And when did we ever have an unmarried president? It seems bachelors simply don't qualify for our highest office.
His oeuvre are the height of glamor and artistry, like the pair of heels that looked like they were made entirely of feathers featured in the first Sex and the City movie or the stiletto heel that resembles a rose stem with thorns.
Critics were in a forgiving mood on the first day of the Cannes Film Festival. They treated Woody Allen's latest trifle with a generous spirit, though none would claim it ranks with his great works.
As a fashion designer I was struck by her ethereal beauty and carriage, but I was equally surprised by her vast global knowledge, devotion to her people and commitment to promoting education.
Christy Turlington hopes the "Every Mother Counts" CD -- and her advocacy initiative of the same name -- will bring attention to maternal health issues in the weeks leading up to Mother's Day.
The mandarins of New Delhi must be pleased as punch to have had over to visit leaders of all five permanent member countries in quick succession. Inexorable appears the march but will India find the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow?
Walk down any street in the old part of Paris behind the Louvre, and you see large numbers of unwashed, evil-looking ruffians just waiting for an excuse to riot, loot and burn.
There can be no justification for treating the Roma any differently from other EU citizens. Specifically targeting them for expulsion clearly contravenes EU law.
In the course of the next fortnight we are going to find out if the world is ready to follow through on a promise to turn the tide against this AIDS or whether it will stumble.
In my role as ambassador for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria, I have the honor and good fortune to help spread the message of hope for the protection of mothers and children from HIV.