We need to consider his great deeds and terrible deeds side by side.
To award LBJ a place in the liberal “pantheon,” one has to be afflicted with a kind of nationalist, if not imperial, myopia.
The guy achieved major liberal reforms in a country that fights them tooth and nail. Stop maligning him.
Carrie Battan’s recent article, "Podcasts: The Last Refuge of the C-List Celebrity," missed crucial points about the success of podcasting: It is an incredibly powerful form of media, does not insulate artists from scrutiny (as exemplified by Brandi Glanville’s recent scandal), does have viral potential (
A CEO responds: It's unfair to prejudge a museum that doesn't exist—yet
The CEO of the organization building a women's history museum on the Mall responds to critics
In making his case for socialized law, Noam Scheiber implies that lawyers for poor and middle class clients don’t do as good a job as lawyers for rich clients.
Unequal spending on legal services isn't a crisis, and doesn't need this solution
Was Jane Austen a Game Theorist? Author Michael Suk-Young Chwe responds to William Deresiewicz's review of Jane Austen, Game Theorist.
A battle over what "science" really means.
Ezekiel Emanuel argues that more tests make students smarter, a proposition which is not as simple as it sounds. The validity of his claim comes down to such questions as "who writes the tests," "how quickly are the results reported," and "how are the scores used."