Harvard

Economics in Action: The Life-Changing, Nobel-Winning Work of Al Roth
October 16, 2012

Roth’s influence is anything but theoretical. His effects on society are far-reaching.

Generation Whine
October 05, 2012

From Lena Dunham to "FUCK! I'm in My Twenties," inside the cultural fixation with the worries of privileged twentysomethings.

Barack Obama, Supportable and Inscrutable
October 05, 2012

Why are we no closer to understanding Barack Obama?

Corporations Are People When They Donate to Campaigns—But Not When They Violate Human Rights?
October 02, 2012

The Supreme Court this week took a position at odds with it's Citizens United holding: corporations aren't persons when they aid and abet torture.

The NFL Replacement Refs Reach the Tipping Point
September 25, 2012

The story of the locked-out refs is about NFL greed. But it's also about more than football.

The Catholic Bishops Move Even Further Away From Social Justice
September 20, 2012

The Bishops' Conference replaces an anti-poverty advocate with a far-right pro-life activist. R.I.P. social justice?

The Cranky Wisdom of Peter Kaplan
September 14, 2012

New York’s last romantic gets his own magazine.

Who’s Middle Class And Who’s Not: A Retort to Romney and Obama
September 14, 2012

Romney's latest gaffe raises the question, "Who's middle class and who's not?"

A Journey to the End of Football
September 14, 2012

The cradle of quarterbacks in the age of concussions.

What the World’s Leading Negotiating Expert Didn’t Understand About Negotiating
September 11, 2012

I never met Roger Fisher, who died last month, nor read his much-acclaimed book on negotiations, Getting To Yes. But I gather he was something of a legend around Harvard and in academic circles in the field of negotiating theory. His death prompted a number of warm pieces about academic negotiations studies, highlighting his role as something of an entrepreneur who devoted his life to searching out conflicts to be resolved and yeses to be gotten.

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