In some quarters in the United States, the supposed superiority of unregulated capitalist enterprise over government programs for the delivery of social services is a virtual religious mantra. But should it be?
The announcement that the Frick Collection on New York's Upper East Side plans to build an addition has generated some buzz and concern -- and if implemented, it would forever destroy an important part of the collection -- an exquisite garden by the world famous British landscape architect Russell Page (1906-85).
ven if that audience isn't willing to pay directly for content, membership packages allow newspapers to offer something different, an emotional connection with their core readers complemented by special deals and opportunities. Expect memberships to become a more common feature.
If you're looking for some insight into the current Jeff Koons retrospective at the Whitney Museum, this interview with curator Scott Rothkopf is a good place to start.
According to the Supreme Court, police need a warrant to search the cellphones of people they arrest. The unanimous decision, which was handed down this week, is being heralded as a major victory for privacy rights and a landmark case with implications far beyond cellphones.
The other weekend the Sunday New York Times Book Review had its annual summer reading issue. Now, it's not like I need any more books to read, since...
Last week, in Susan B. Anthony List v. Driehaus, the Court unanimously -- with all judges signing onto an opinion written by Justice Clarence Thomas -- may have taken Sullivan up a notch, albeit on a procedural issue. And this time it is the conservatives who demand their right to free speech.
Our educators must block test scores out of their minds and use data for diagnostic, instructional purposes.
Just what, for instance, makes a congressman like Ed Royce of California (chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs) think that because Khatalla "made himself available to multiple media outlets," he was therefore just as available for arrest?
Subversive dishonesty is an essential tool in daily life, whether in the name of satire, philosophy, art or simply discovering who you are. However indirect, irony is a route to the self, one that can sidestep the obstacles posed by society and state.
Hats off to Bob Morris for his ruthlessly whitebread, antiseptic article in the Sunday Styles section of the New York Times! Glamorizing ayahuasca with celebrity quotes and citing the LA Weekly in calling it "exceedingly trendy" is irresponsible on so many levels!
I have spoken with a number of VA leaders who are dedicated to providing the best services to veterans; every one without exception has had to navigate this incompetent and intimidating system. It is shameful.
We should be in the relationship business, said media guru Jeff Jarvis, suggesting our longstanding mantra that content is king needs revisiting. Cre...
According to findings, it matters little to voters whether a particular putz is Jewish, Christian or Muslim.
Health needs its own color, one that reflects the same potential that "green" does to be transformative, preventive, promotional, and innovative to make the attainment of health the natural and easy norm.
If the weapons were under U.S. supervision, and they were used to shoot down Iranian aircraft, then there would be no question who the ultimate author of the action was: the United States government.