New York Times

My Plan for the National Tribune
Because competition is healthy
August 19, 2013

Because competition is healthy. 


Predicting the New York Times’ Mayoral Endorsement
The Kremlinology behind the Gray Lady’s process
August 18, 2013

The 1976 Democratic primary for the U.S. Senate seat now held by Kirsten Gillibrand pitted feisty Upper West Side Congresswoman Bella Abzug against reserved former U.N.

The NYT’s Superegotistical Anti-Spitzer Endorsement
August 17, 2013

The New York Times endorsing Manhattan borough president Scott Stringer for New York City comptroller instead of Eliot Spitzer today was completely predictable.

Three Stories That Prove the GOP Is Screwed for Years to Come
August 16, 2013

We are in the doggiest of the dog days of summer. Congress is currently in the sleep spindles stage of a five-week nap that the public doesn't think it deserves.

There Is Nothing Moderate About the 20-Week Abortion Ban
August 02, 2013

This morning, The New York Times has a story about the new prize tactic of the anti-reproductive rights movement: laws that ban abortions at 20 weeks, which have cleared legislatures in 12 states since 2010 (and passed the U.S.

What Nate Silver’s Move Means for the ‘Times’ and ESPN
July 20, 2013

In maybe the juiciest free agent signing since LeBron James bolted for Miami three years ago, it looks like Nate Silver, the political forecaster behind the FiveThirtyEight blog, is departing the New York Times after serving out his initial, three-ye

Not All College Men Are Sex-Crazed
July 16, 2013

Because I had a good friend who went there and because it had a (deserved) reputation for being more of a party school than the college I attended in a nearby city, I spent a weekend at the University of Pennsylvania about once a semester.

New York Times Relegates Fathers to the Grammatical Sidelines
July 08, 2013

A front-page news article in today’s New York Times on a representative working mother is the first, we are promised, in the “Balancing Act” series, which “will look at the ways working mothers from varied backgrounds are balancing careers and family

Sushi, Muffins, and Hipsters
A reasonably complete guide to gentrification in The New York Times
July 08, 2013

A complete guide to gentrification in The New York Times.

Paul Krugman's Misguided Moral Crusade Against Austerity
May 16, 2013

Feeling perhaps that columnist Paul Krugman hasn't made the point emphatically enough, The New York Times Monday published an op-ed shocker by two academics with the title, "How Austerity Kills." Kills? Yes, kills.

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