Media

Does the Holocaust Discount Jewish White Privilege?
April 07, 2015

It’s entirely possible for a Jew whose relatives were killed in the Holocaust to benefit from certain aspects of white privilege. But that history means Jews are not able to be carefree about their identity like other privileged groups.

Your Sense of Humor Doesn't Have to Match Your Politics
April 06, 2015

It’s possible to laugh and squirm—or to laugh and disapprove—at the same time.

The New York Times' "Men's Style" Section Is a Win for Women in Journalism
April 03, 2015

Finally, men are treated as having frivolous concerns, too.

Scott Walker's "Aversion" to Dogs Proves He's Human After All
A letter of sympathy—and support—to the Wisconsin governor
April 01, 2015

A letter of sympathy—and support—to the Wisconsin governor.

Should Young Writers "Wait Their Turn"? This Famous Old Writer Thinks So.
March 30, 2015

Cynthia Ozick's argument makes no sense in today's literary economy.

Don't Blame Students for Being Hypersensitive. Blame Colleges.
March 23, 2015

Colleges are selling the campus itself as a "safe space."

Dear Politicians, Stop Calling People "Taxpayers"
March 19, 2015

The word only divides us between supposed makers and takers.

Workers of the Word Unite
On language and class at the copy desk
March 02, 2015

On language and class at the copy desk.

Working on the Race Beat
The future of racial coverage at The New York Times and elsewhere
March 01, 2015

The future of racial coverage at The New York Times and elsewhere.

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