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Signaling Climate Virtue in Paris

Llewellyn King | Posted 10.25.2016 | Comedy
Llewellyn King

Anyone who is anyone will be off to Paris in December. That's where the United Nations is holding its Climate Change Conference. Forget Davos: That a...

Boris Johnson: British Prime Minister in the Making

Llewellyn King | Posted 12.01.2014 | World
Llewellyn King

He has been larger-than-life and in scrapes of his own making throughout one of the most colorful careers in public life. Yet Johnson has the knack for transmuting disaster into celebrity, and celebrity into fame and electoral success.

Why I Won't Let My Children Learn French, Mandarin, German, Spanish or English

Zack Simon | Posted 07.02.2014 | Education
Zack Simon

Calls like these for retributive cultural justice miss their mark because they paint the world with the smallest strokes possible, strokes that make the lines of the world appear clean, sharp and perfectly discernible. The truth, however, is that the world looks much more like a Jackson Pollack.

Greenwald, Miranda and Press Freedom

Maria Armoudian | Posted 10.20.2013 | Media
Maria Armoudian

Journalists and government watchdogs are right to express their anger over the detention of Mr. Miranda. But we should also, as a media corps, shine as strong a light on these other journalists' struggles.