Culture

May 29, 2015

Prosecuting FIFA Underlings Is Worth It, Even If Sepp Blatter Gets Away
Corruption at the highest levels sets a tone for the entire sport.
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Corruption at the highest levels sets a tone for the entire sport. 

Millennials Care About Paid Leave, and Aren’t Afraid to Take It
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Ironically, "Generation Me" might be the first to change the way that women and men think about paid leave. 

May 28, 2015

The New David Foster Wallace Movie Isn’t a Biopic. It’s Another 'Rolling Stone' Writer Flick.
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The raffish delights of being a Rolling Stone writer have been portrayed on the big screen more than once.

Forgetting Lolita: How Nabokov's Victim Became an American Fantasy
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At a certain echelon of pop music megastardom, they are all Lolitas now, trafficking in the iconography of lollipops and stuffed animals and schoolgirl outfits.

What Humanity's Impact on Earth Will Look Like to Future Geologists
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A new study shows when our impact on Earth became irreversible.

 

Don't Search for "Purpose." You Will Fail.
The big lie behind a Venn diagram meme
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The big lie behind a Venn diagram meme.

May 27, 2015

The Nutrition Gap
In America, where the pharmaceutical industry is king, many doctors dismiss nutritional therapies as quack medicine. But many patients disagree, and they're taking matters into their own hands—sometimes to the detriment of their health. Can food cure disease? And are doctors ready to think outside the pillbox?

Many doctors dismiss nutritional therapies as quack medicine. But many patients disagree, and they're taking matters into their own hands—sometimes to the detriment of their health.

"You Cannot Claim to Have Any Ideas About Family Values Unless You Value Fathers"

When his daughter was born, Josh Levs thought he would get the same leave benefits as the women at his company. He was wrong.

Limiting Global Warming to 2 Degrees Celsius Won’t Save Us

Our previous upper limit for planetary warming, 2°C, isn't safe. Where do we go from here?

May 26, 2015

The White Protestant Roots of American Racism
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The beliefs America was founded on have consequences, even today. 

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