How well do you know that soccer coach or piano teacher?
How much do you really know about that soccer coach or piano teacher?
In her new book, The XX Factor: How the Rise of Working Women Has Created a Far Less Equal World, British economist Alison Wolf argues that as the gap between genders has narrowed for the affluent, the gap between rich and poor women has broadened.
Before 2014, catch up on the best of 2013. For the next few weeks, we'll be re-posting a selection of our most thought-provoking pieces of the year. Our daughter Rebekah, who is in second grade, takes three after-school classes every week. On Monday there is violin; on Wednesday, Hebrew; and on Thursday, ballet. One of these classes connects her to a religious tradition going back three thousand years. Two of them are pretty well pointless.
The surprising next frontier in reproductive justice
For a long time, Claudia Corrigan D’Arcy thought of herself as an adoption success story. Pregnant at 18 from an affair with her boss, she denied the pregnancy until her coworkers began to notice. Too far along to get an abortion, she looked up an adoption agency in the Yellow Pages and found herself agreeing to move to Boston and live with a host family until she gave birth.
Meet the families Vladimir Putin doesn't want to exist
Last year, Vladimir Putin forbade U.S. families from adopting Russian children. There are some of the kids who made it out.
An exploration of truth and fiction that will stay with you long after repeated viewings.
This is the question I fear most
This is the question I fear most.
Invincible, a little bit drunk, and officially endorsed by a Princeton mom
Princeton Man on the prowl.
Why Asma Al Assad is the perfect dictator’s wife for the twenty-first century
Why Asma Al Assad is the perfect dictator’s wife for the 21st century.
The Boston bombing suspects were reared by both Chechnya and America.