In his latest column, "The Governing Cancer of Our Times," New York Times conservative columnist David Brooks tries to explain Donald Trump's rise as a presidential candidate.
When I was at the point of giving up on my latest book, Brand New Man: My Weight Loss Journey, I called Nocera for advice. Fifteen minutes of his insights got me on the right path and the book will be released next week.
Rejection is inevitable. It's safe to say that most people aren't into rejection. Could we also assume that it is on the top ten list of many peoples fears? GOOD NEWS ALERT! Rejection doesn't have to be feared, we can transform it into opportunity.
Not only have ad revenues in the printed paper declined, but "digital revenues" which were once going to be the saving grace of the newspaper business, fared even worse. And now, the very real prospect of online digital ad blockers may prove the final blow to the already anemic newspaper industry.
Album-Oriented Radio played no music by black artists. A decade later, the Black Rock Coalition's Greg Tate aptly derided AOR as standing for "Apartheid-Oriented Radio." The fact that Earth, Wind & Fire sold zillions of records in the process meant nothing to AOR.
Again and again, the press has depicted Obama's expected action in the wake of Scalia's death as being highly controversial or partisan, when in fact it's Republicans who are acting in erratic ways by categorically announcing they'll refuse to even consider Obama's next Supreme Court pick.
The IRS took five years to review the Crossroads GPS application for nonprofit social welfare status. This seems very odd since most Americans would need only five minutes to determine that such a group is about politics, not social welfare.
This is about the Success Academy Charter School Network that should be investigated by state educational officials and the local district attorney's office and probably shut down -- permanently.
Theirs is a romance that never should have been, and Nordland dubbed them Afghanistan's Romeo and Juliet because of their rival sects, Sunni and Shia, and opposing ethnicities. With its message and its life-and-death drama, this story was -- and remains -- irresistible and beautiful.
Let's all keep Kalief Browder's name and sacrifice alive. As Black History month starts. Let's add Kalief Browder's name to the list of heroes who died so that others might live a better life.
Media message received: Clinton is loud and cantankerous! But it's not just awkward gender stereotypes that are in play these days. It's a much larger pattern of thumb-on-the-scale coverage and commentary. Just look at what seemed to be the press' insatiable appetite to frame Clinton's Iowa caucus win last week as an unnerving loss.
If appointed by the State Legislature to the Board of Regents, I will use my position as a platform to organize the people of New York to fight for social justice for children, in schools, and in society as a whole.
The antidote to fear is acceptance of what is. Coupled, okay; single, also okay. It's hard to accept acceptance, but if you came for the real truth, there it is.
This novel is as stunning as it is truthful, a narrative shaped by history and love that honestly explores racism, abuse and a young woman's tenacity to fashion a life on her own terms. Pérez has contributed an important, meticulously crafted book to young adult literature.
After checking the driveway, the snow, and the front and rear doors in search of our newspaper, I once again called The New York Times, this time asking to talk to a supervisor.
For a long time, as he campaigned for president, a wide spectrum of establishment media insisted that Bernie Sanders couldn't win. Now they're sounding the alarm that he might. And, just in case you haven't gotten the media message yet -- Sanders is "angry," kind of like Donald Trump.