May 23, 2015
Milan Kundera's latest novel becomes a “hymn to insignificance,” an ode to the ephemera of personal and political life.
Fashion writing is a funny business. Nestled next to lavish ads, it can’t easily say what it really thinks.
May 22, 2015
Kael embraced the upstarts who would come to be known as the French New Wave.
A roundup of paid leave news.
The lack of competition in the Democratic primary has left Hillary’s most ardent supporters in the strange place of not having anyone to root against.
The One Percent Doctrine is fine for foreign policy. But 97 percent isn't enough for climate change.
It's about politics, not policy.
It’s an annual ritual, but commencement still has value.
It's the world's first national referendum on gay marriage. What happens next?
May 21, 2015
What you see is only what you see.
Here's how the study unraveled.
For many Americans, marriage simply isn't the central institution it once was.
New laws in Ukraine make it illegal to bring up its ugly past.
Who cares if it was cynical? It was also politics at its best.
Critics shouldn't bow to “Game of Thrones” or marketing pressure.
We should be paying attention to how Australia is treating the poor, tired, and hungry masses who are huddled just offshore.
Advancing science through rooting out fraud.
May 20, 2015
Critics of the "new political correctness" have impulses that are deeply embedded within American culture.
Twitter activist Suey Park went viral with the #CancelColbert hashtag. And the Internet has never forgiven her for it.
Critics of divestment misunderstand it.
What do we owe the Enlightenment?
There's a chapter or two that these books tend to leave out.
Obama doesn't seem to notice the problem.
The political media needs to push harder.
Spain's passport offer to Sephardic Jews raises heated debate in Israel.