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Why Donald Trump Will Lose

William Astore | Posted 11.07.2016 | Politics
William Astore

That's Trump in a nutshell: vulgar. Vulgar language. Vulgar action. Vulgar appeals. The question is: Will that vulgarity triumph on election day? Is it enough? My guess is that it isn't. That it won't be.

The Global Search for Education: 革新, Innovación, Innovation, ابتكار, Inovação, инновация, イノベーション, নবপ্রবর্তিত বস্তু, Innovazione!

C. M. Rubin | Posted 06.14.2015 | Education
C. M. Rubin

Justin Bieber and Scooter Braun - Past Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Award Honorees Winston Churchill once said, "Without tradition, art is a flo...

What's It Like to Be a Table?

Francis Levy | Posted 06.10.2015 | Arts
Francis Levy

Phenomenologists like Husserl and Heidegger like to talk about intention. It's what separates inanimate objects from animate objects (and in particular those animate objects which possess so called consciousness).

The Global Search for Education: To Be or Not to Be?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 06.22.2014 | Impact
C. M. Rubin

If imagination be the food of disruption, is the Bard also to be considered worthy of a TriBeCa Disruptive innovation Award?

Nurit Alon: On Freedom and Being Free

Nurit Alon | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Nurit Alon

I think that what sets me free is the basic understanding and acknowledgement that at the end of the day, the opinion of others about me is irrelevant to my happiness.

Man Shot in Argument About Kant

Tony Phillips | Posted 11.18.2013 | Weird News
Tony Phillips

Immanuel Kant, has in 250 years' time sparked many an argument. And just the other day he got a man shot. Kid you not.

Why Are Humans So Cruel?

Michael Shammas | Posted 09.07.2013 | College
Michael Shammas

Recent science is shedding light on this question, and the main culprit at work seems to be envy. The more we envy someone, the more pleasure we derive when that person meets some horrid end.

The Failure of Our "Free" Press

William Astore | Posted 03.14.2012 | Media
William Astore

The ideal of freedom of the press, so crucial to democracy, is upheld only when its practitioners willingly challenge the so-called "facts" of the powerful. Give us a watchdog press willing to bite the hand that feeds it, not a lapdog that snaps up all the little treats fed to it by its masters.

Why Are We Obsessed with Sex?

Robert Fuller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robert Fuller

In the space opened by sex, we see freshly and may recognize something we've overlooked or spot something altogether new.

Bad Dreams From My Grandfather

Daniel Bruno Sanz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Daniel Bruno Sanz

Shadowy non-state actors contemplate flattening an American city with a device smuggled into the United States at one hundred possible ports of entry.