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October 24, 2014

For Women, The Internet Can Be a Scary Place

For men, online harassment means name-calling. For women it means being stalked.

What the Bronx's Lone Bookstore Means to America's Poorest Urban County

The borough’s lack of a literary institution is due to neglect, rather than disinterest.

Matt Yglesias Entirely Misunderstands Why the Book Publishing Industry Exists

And he paints a picture of a sad, sad literary world. 

The Blackwater Verdict Signals America's Growing Dependence on Wall Street to Wage War

In 2010, DOD obligated $366 billion to contracts—seven times the United Kingdom’s entire defense budget. 

Here's What Should Scare You About Ebola

We're up to four cases in the U.S. They're counting them by the thousands in Africa.

Young Doctors Can Be Courageous. They Can Also Be Careless.

Doctors really do make the worst patients.

October 23, 2014

The First Case of Ebola Has Been Diagnosed in NYC. Here's What We Know.

He got it in West Africa and you're probably not going to get it.

The Award for Dumbest Tweet About the NYC Ebola Case Goes to Someone Very Close to Ted Cruz

As a statement of fact, he was correct. But he was oh so wrong. 

America's Organ Transplant Law Is Criminally Unfair to Donors

More Americans have died waiting for an organ than died in WWI and II, Korea, Vietnam, Afghanistan and Iraq combined.

Ben Bradlee and the Powerful Cold War Georgetown Set

What he knew—and didn't know—about the CIA.

Introducing the Woman-Child: Hollywood's Latest Regression

More death of adulthood in American culture ...

European Soccer Has a Racism Problem. Its Solution: Sexism.

UEFA's women-and-children policy makes no sense whatsoever.

Kay Hagan: Obama's Most Inspiring Moment Was Four Years Ago

The North Carolina senator is another Democrat struggling to answer easy questions about the president.

Get Ready for Ferguson to Be Back in the News

A county autopsy and some investigative journalism give new credence to Officer Wilson's story of self-defense.

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