Media

The Hostile Renegotiation of the Professor-Student Relationship
June 05, 2015

College classrooms will never be the same again—and that's not necessarily a bad thing.

Alice Goffman's Denial of Murder Conspiracy Raises Even More Questions
June 03, 2015

The sociologist wrote about joining a murder plot. Now she insists that it was "not about actual violence."

One Step Forward for Caitlyn Jenner, One Step Back for Womankind
June 02, 2015

Vanity Fair's cover proves magazines can objectify trans women, too.

American Imperialism's Most Ambivalent Salesman
May 29, 2015

For Robert D. Kaplan, there's nothing imperialism can't fix—except for all the problems it creates.

The Loneliness of Sy Hersh
May 12, 2015

He used to be a celebrated journalist. Now, his alternate history of Osama bin Laden's death is making him a mockery.

What Is David Brooks's Purpose?
May 07, 2015

The Times columnist says moral debate is dying. He must not be paying attention to #BlackLivesMatter.

Ed Miliband Is So Weird, He Just Might Win Britain's Election
May 06, 2015

The conservative press and teenage "Milifans" are at war over the Labour leader's image.

Thomas Friedman Is Tired of Germany's Pacifism
May 06, 2015

The New York Times columnist would like to see the country become "a more serious, activist global power." Is that wise?

How Did Everybody Suddenly Become an Expert on French Visual Satire?
May 06, 2015

'Charlie Hebdo' is a complicated issue, so it's worth going to informed sources, not instant experts.

The Anti-Islam Exhibit Attacked in Texas Is a Clearer Free Speech Case Than 'Charlie Hebdo'
May 04, 2015

The most clarifying test cases for free speech involve the defense of the vile. 

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