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A Bad Week for David Brooks

Mark Engler | Posted 07.30.2011 | Politics
Mark Engler

Full disclosure: I find New York Times columnist David Brooks exceedingly annoying, and I have no intention of reading his most recent book, The Socia...

The Concept of Reuse Is Regenerating the Arts and Culture in Australia

Jillian Burt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jillian Burt

The opening of a branch of Reverse Garbage in Taylor Square in Sydney's inner eastern suburbs is evidence of what mathematicians describe as a chaotic system becoming ordered.

Copenhagen Meets 2012 With Purple Oceans and Green Skies

Mike Sandler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mike Sandler

The Kyoto Protocol expires in 2012, and if we don't do something BIG to really start reducing greenhouse gas emissions after that, we are screwed in a big, Emmerich-movie-like way.

Books That Can Help Our Children Find a Path Through a Scary World (And Maybe Make Things a Little Better)

John Mesjak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
John Mesjak

Wherever your children are first exposed to the messy facts of our world, there will inevitably be questions about it. Luckily, young adult versions of informative books are here to help.