Culture

January 21, 2015

What Gandhi Understood About Inflammatory Depictions of Muhammad
10:00 PM

Non-Muslims have long used his image to provoke Muslims.

January 20, 2015

Obama Left a Critical Group Out of His Free Education Plan

Obama's plan is laudable, but it could do more.

January 17, 2015

Irving Howe Turned Tardiness Into an Intellectual Stance
8:00 PM

For Howe it was precisely by remaining between politics and literature that one became an intellectual.

January 16, 2015

China's Educational Success Is Taking a Toll on Students
6:24 PM

They take breaks for eye massages to reduce eye strain.

I'm a Man Who Wanted to Be a Woman—But I Never Knew How to Listen to Them
6:00 PM

For men, being a feminist might mean shutting up and just listening.

It’s Time to Debunk the Churchill Myth
5:36 PM

His achievements came in spite of, not because of, his parti­cular character.

January 15, 2015

When Blasphemy Goes Viral

The 'Charlie Hebdo' massacre marks the dawn of a digital age of irreverence and retaliation.

'Selma' Didn't Deserve More Than a Best Picture Nomination
1:36 PM

A film can exhibit uneven acting and production and still be the best movie of the year. Selma is such a film.

And the Oscar Goes to... a White Person
1:21 PM

The awards are the least racially diverse in 17 years.

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