What the Anti-Vaxxer Movement Teaches Us About the Ebola Crisis
Exploring the power and powerlessness of innoculation
October 01, 2014

Exploring the power and powerlessness of innoculation.

How Not To Write About Deadly, Infectious Diseases Like Ebola
October 01, 2014

First of all, it helps if things make sense. 

An Alzheimer's Reading List
September 30, 2014

A reading list for anyone who wishes to better understand—and love—a person touched directly or indirectly by dementia. 

The 'Best American' Series Is the Ditzy Cheerleader for American Writing
September 30, 2014

Whatever happened to critical thinking? 

This Book Empathizes With Anti-Vaxxers, Who Don't Deserve Empathy
September 29, 2014

That's a big, dangerous, scary mistake.

Anne Sinclair: 'I Don’t Believe That the French Jews Are Fleeing'
September 29, 2014

"I don’t believe that the French Jews are fleeingit’s absolutely untrue"

This Extraordinary Diary Reminds Us Why Books Matter
September 26, 2014

Jean Guéhenno's act of private resistance during German occupation.

Lena Dunham Has Become a Walking Caricature of Herself
September 26, 2014

Her new book is just as cloying and overthought as the rest of her schtick.

How to Reveal You Had an Abortion
A guide for Wendy Davis and other politicians
September 23, 2014

A guide for Wendy Davis and other politicians.