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Can Limiting The Use Of Military Gear Prevent Another Ferguson?

www.newyorker.com | Maria Konnikova | Posted 12.06.2014 | Science

On Monday afternoon, President Obama announced, as part of his response to the clashes between protesters and police that have occurred in Ferguson, ...

KeenON: The New Yorker's James Surowiecki on the Digital Future

Techonomy | Posted 12.09.2014 | Technology
Techonomy

Techonomy is proud to present KeenON, a series of interviews by techonologist and author Andrew Keen that explores the intersection of tech, busine...

The Faithful Shopper: Wonderful Windows

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 12.02.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

It's that most wonderful time of year for window shoppers -- and all shoppers. Our major department and jewelry stores have unveiled their holiday displays, and it's time to indulge the inner child in us all.

A Food Fight for Our Times

Keith Rushing | Posted 11.25.2014 | Green
Keith Rushing

Think of food politics as an increasingly complex, layered and controversial arena where people make decisions about food production based not just on the food itself but its impact on the environment, health, the treatment of animals, working conditions and more.

New Yorker Rips 'Redskins' With New Cover

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 11.24.2014 | Media

The New Yorker has weighed in on the Washington Redskins controversy with a poignant new cover for its Dec. 1 issue. The magazine hit newsstands M...

On The Future of Wagnerism, Part 4: Comparing the Jewish Protests of Klinghoffer with the Gay Protests of Cruising and by ACT UP

Lawrence D. Mass, M.D. | Posted 11.12.2014 | Arts
Lawrence D. Mass, M.D.

In the case of Klinghoffer, as in the case of Cruising, the bottom lines for me are simple. I am concerned about some of the rhetoric and tactics of some gay radicals, but I am a lot more concerned about homophobia.

The New Yorker To Premiere Docu-Series On Amazon

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 11.11.2014 | Media

The New Yorker has teamed up with Amazon to produce a half-hour documentary series titled "The New Yorker Presents," Amazon announced in a statement o...

The New Yorker Cover Shows Obama's Very Big Problem

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 11.10.2014 | Media

With the midterm elections behind us and Republicans having gained control of the Senate for the first time in eight years, President Obama certainly ...

Texas Newspapers Could Carry Democracy From... Hong Kong!

Jim Sleeper | Posted 12.24.2014 | Politics
Jim Sleeper

Texas voters should emulate Hong Kong residents by turning out massively on November 4 to defy their state's and our Dred Scott Supreme Court's effort to disenfranchise hundreds of thousands of citizens who've voted legitimately in the past.

The New Yorker Finally Realized Us Plebeians Don't Get Their Cartoons

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 10.23.2014 | Comedy

Hey, highbrow literary references aren't for everyone. But then, why are you reading The New Yorker? Longtime New Yorker Cartoon Editor Bob Mankoff...

The Next Time You Don't Get What You Want, It Might Be Just What You Need Most

Gideon Amichay | Posted 12.23.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Gideon Amichay

Where does the drive to succeed come from? I've realized that drive can come from surprising places. In my case, the drive that motivates me was born out of the first time I didn't get something I really, really, really wanted.

Play That Funky Ukulele, White Boy

Rob Hiaasen | Posted 12.22.2014 | Comedy
Rob Hiaasen

There shall be no Stones or Who or Metallica coming from my ukulele. Instead, I hope to conjure the spirit of the late Hawaiian mountain of a man, Israel "IZ" Kamakawiwo'ole, whose "Over the Rainbow" will break then mend your heart.

Oversharing: Are We Relinquishing Our Right to Anonymity?

Katie Dove | Posted 12.17.2014 | Politics
Katie Dove

Do we have the right to be anonymous or does it interfere with our country's commitment to freedom of speech?

Overwhelmed By Bad News? You're Not Alone

Eric Mink | Posted 10.07.2014 | Media
Eric Mink

When bad news becomes overwhelming, as it does with some regularity, the cable news channels are not your friends. Your need for clear understanding is incompatible with their on-air and online business plan, which depends on you being anxious and staying tuned in. Giving them up is easier than you think.

Does Political Correctness Work?

Ryan Chapin Mach | Posted 10.06.2014 | College
Ryan Chapin Mach

While our lexicons are being updated to reflect a changing understanding of prejudice, it's hard to imagine that some of us aren't losing our relation to the real-life problems that our language is trying to solve.

What Show in Development Would Make You Subscribe to Sarah Palin's Awesome New Cable Channel?

Lester & Charlie | Posted 10.01.2014 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

Fear not! Governor Quit is never far from spewing new ideas. And we have proof. We were fortunate enough to get a sneak peek at the Palin Channel's development slate.

Why C-Section Rates In America Are Soaring

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 07.25.2014 | Parents

Currently, roughly one in three American babies are born via caesarean section. But according to The New Yorker's new short documentary, "An Unnecessa...

Comic Liz Miele's Animated Series 'Damaged' Celebrates First Season

Julie Seabaugh | Posted 09.21.2014 | Comedy
Julie Seabaugh

While most any comedian can now spearhead a web series, few simultaneously tackle the challenges inherent in not only animating the content, but ensuring it maintains appeal for young and adult audience alike.

On The Future of Wagnerism, Part 3: Beckmesser, Kissinger and the Klinghoffer Controversy

Lawrence D. Mass, M.D. | Posted 09.17.2014 | Arts
Lawrence D. Mass, M.D.

Playing out before us is the Wagner situation redux. In anticipation of the Metropolitan Opera's new production of The Death of Klinghoffer.

Reacting to the 9/11 Memorial and Other Recommended Readings

Matthew Israel | Posted 09.05.2014 | Arts
Matthew Israel

Adam Gopnik on the 9/11 Memorial: "The site contains more contradictions, unresolved and perhaps unresolvable, than any other eight acres in Manhattan."

Recommended Reading No. 1

Matthew Israel | Posted 08.12.2014 | Education
Matthew Israel

Akin to sources listed on syllabi below the required reading lists that are usually more interesting than the required readings. Usually five suggestions. Subjects covered: art, art history, art education, and art and technology.

After Ever After: Musicals and What I Have (and Have Not) Missed

Barry Singer | Posted 08.06.2014 | Arts
Barry Singer

There was no YouTube the last time I wrote about the Broadway musical. There was no Twitter, no Facebook, no iPhone, no Glee.

Sleeping With the Enemy

Mary Ellen Hannibal | Posted 08.02.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Hannibal

"Green Is Good," T.D. Max's story mostly about The Nature Conservancy (TNC) in the May 12 New Yorker, starts out covering TNC's current strategy to partner with big polluters to get them to mitigate in the interest of their own bottom lines.

Pending Vegan

Francis Levy | Posted 07.07.2014 | Books
Francis Levy

The central character of Jonathan Lethem's recent short story, "Pending Vegan," (The New Yorker, 4/7/14) has just gone off Celexa. Paul Espeseth's p...

Michael Calderone

New Yorker Tops National Magazine Awards

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.02.2014 | Media

NEW YORK -- The New Yorker led the pack Thursday night at the annual National Magazine Awards, winning four prizes, while Fast Company took home the c...