During the campaign Donald Trump boasted that he could kill someone on Fifth Avenue and it wouldn't affect his standing among his supporters. Whether or not this is true, this appears to be the approach that Trump and his fellow Republicans are taking to their role in governing. The basic...
When, in 1967, the National Gallery of Art in Washington purchased Leonardo da Vinci's portrait of Ginerva de' Benci from the royal family of Liechtenstein for $5 million --a record price at the time-- few doubted its authenticity. Now, almost sixty years...
Because he's good with numbers, it's hard to imagine a President Trump undoing the Obama détente with Cuba.
Now that the dogged opponents of the Affordable Care Act have caught the Obamacare bus, transforming U.S. healthcare is back on the political agenda. Repeal of the ACA will not curb the persistent, systemic inequities of our profit-focused healthcare system. Tens of millions, even those with health insurance, still...
Count me among those who have been deeply worried about what the next four years will mean for social and educational justice.
On Friday, hundreds gathered to remember the victims of that horrific day when gun violence claimed 14 more lives and left 22 people with serious injuries.
Come next month, we will have a president who has never had any connection to public schools and who has selected a secretary of education who has made destroying public schools her life's mission.
The news that Ben Carson has accepted Trump's nomination for HUD Secretary is cause for concern for the millions of Americans who are homeless or at risk--and for anyone who cares about this continuing crisis.
Crossposted from UN Women. A UN Women project helps female survivors of sexual violence in Bosnia and Herzegovina transform their lives and families by boosting their economic opportunities and teaching them how to set up a business and grow their markets.
Tovah Feldshuh Leadership matters more than ever now. And in our current atmosphere of national divisiveness, it's tempting to search elsewhere for leaders, until we're reminded that we must first find the champion within ourselves. Tovah Feldshuh is one of those...
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This year like every year I had my theater class in Paris create Thanksgiving dinners. I gave them the same instructions I always do: four family members, a stranger, and the centerpiece of a turkey. I explain to them the Pilgrim story (like I heard it as a kindergartner), admittedly...
I saw you as I drove with my 4-year-old in the car. You were smiling with the sun shining on your face. Then I saw you laugh into your phone as you failed to stop at the stop sign, with four children in your own car.
The Kobach plan's goal of reducing the resettlement of Syrian refugees "to zero" makes clear that the true purpose of the Kobach plan is to prevent refugees and immigrants from Syria and other mostly Muslim nations from entering, or being welcomed in, the United States.
Even today, I am absorbing the total effect that the experience of "failing" at marriage had on me. And on the surface, I did fail -- miserably. But it wasn't for a lack of trying. I gave that relationship my heart and soul and -- ultimately -- my peace of mind.
The Washington, D.C., City Council recently announced it will vote on a paid leave bill that would be one of the most generous in the nation. Thanks to the city's demographics and its unique position as the nation's capital, this vote could be a major turning point for the country.
The challenge now for Italy's political leadership is to avoid any loss of confidence in Italy's banking sector or in the long-term sustainability of its public finances. This challenge is both practical and political in nature.
Reactions to the death of Fidel Castro Ruz have highlighted some of the differences in the way the Cuban revolutionary and long-time head of state is perceived throughout the world.
By Allie Jones Casey Affleck, the 41-year-old younger brother of Ben, is predicted to win an Oscar for his starring role in Kenneth Lonergan’s New England family drama Manchester by the Sea. He posed for the cover of Variety...
China's capacity to participate in Arctic affairs is still weak. Anna Filipova/Reuters Nengye Liu, University of New England China has become more active in global governance issues. Its involvement in new regulations about the changing environment of the Arctic is no...
Try some of these ideas to connect with your teenager when you have a few spare minutes, and see if your relationship improves.