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.
Finally, men are treated as having frivolous concerns, too.
A letter of sympathy—and support—to the Wisconsin governor.
Cynthia Ozick's argument makes no sense in today's literary economy.
Jewish-mother humor is dead.
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
March 02, 2015
On language and class at the copy desk.
Working on the Race Beat
March 01, 2015
The future of racial coverage at The New York Times and elsewhere.