Against the Tyranny of Natural-Childbirth Elitists
May 04, 2014
And hot tubs aren't better than hospitals.
Technology Is Taking Over English Departments
May 02, 2014
Humanists should critique the digital humanities, not embrace it, unless they want to sell their birthright for a mess of apps.
Ayn Rand is off; but F. Scott Fitzgerald is on; and Harper Lee moves up.
Here's what they learned about the wedding-industrial complex.
Slut-Shaming Helen of Troy
April 26, 2014
If we blame Helen for the Trojan War, what does it say about us?
Thomas Jefferson Was a Muslim
April 25, 2014
In the smear campaign before the U.S. presidential election, a candidate was accused of being a closet Muslim. The time was the 18th century, not the 21st.
Piketty's 'Capital': A Hit That Was, Wasn't, Then Was Again
April 24, 2014
Here's the story of how a 700-page French economics book topped Amazon—and sent a small publisher scrambling.
Thomas Piketty Is Right
April 22, 2014
Here's everything you need to know about 'Capital in the Twenty-First Century'
Barbara Ehrenreich wants you to take mystical experiences seriously, unless they involve a benevolent monotheistic deity.
Why Do Our Offices Make Us So Miserable?
April 20, 2014
Ninety-three percent of people who work in cubicles “would prefer a different workspace.”