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Robin Williams' Suicide Tells America What It Doesn't Want to Know

Creston Davis | Posted 10.19.2014 | Denver
Creston Davis

I think of Williams and many of the characters he has "acted" throughout his extraordinary career, and how they found a place for me to feel at home in a culture whose history is most basically about the up-rooting of the very concept of "home."

MetaLife

Francis Levy | Posted 08.04.2014 | Books
Francis Levy

If MetLife is an insurance company than metalife is condition in which humanity is buried by its own gift of self-reflexive consciousness.

Datafication Redux II: Evgeny Morosov

Francis Levy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Francis Levy

Evgeny Morosov is a Luddite with a Luddite's true nostalgia for a way of life that has passed. The way of life is what is known as the mitteleuropaish...

Fascinating Jews

S.R. Hewitt | Posted 08.19.2012 | Religion
S.R. Hewitt

With over three thousand years of history, there is no question that the Jewish people have had their share of fascinating individuals. Here are snapshots of nine fascinating figures featured in NJOP's new eBook: Jewish Treats: 99 Fascinating Jewish Personalities.

The Return of Jerry Brown

William Bradley | Posted 06.11.2011 | Los Angeles
William Bradley

Now that his months of behind-the-scenes talks on solving the state's chronic budget crisis have come up short, the Jerry Brown we've known is mostly back. He's speaking out again.