When the stakes are high and the decisions few, we should prefer humans over machines, writes Brian Lefler.
I’ve told my daughters stories about their Nanny, writes Kathy Gunst. It’s my way of keeping her from fading in their memories, and from mine.
What makes it so distressing, writes Steve Almond, is the extent to which this demographic demands the world’s sympathy while offering sympathy to no one beyond themselves.
Brooches can be like medals of honor, writes Susan E. Reed, marking our milestones and telling our life stories.
Withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal won’t enable the U.S. or its allies to address all the issues the old deal didn’t cover, writes Rich Barlow.
The genius of Apu is that his character mocks those who lack the curiosity or compassion to understand a different society, writes Sushrut Jangi.
My mother wants to learn a new language, English, and master it, writes Boston student Ardit Brikaj. His essay is featured in a new book about the immigrant experience published...
Kanye West tweets about subjects the field addresses, but calling his book “philosophy” erodes the discipline, writes Sarah Bates.
The Incel movement is the logical conclusion of sexual oppression that has run rampant in our society for far too long, writes Miles Howard.
The extraordinary story at the heart of a new Netflix documentary raises unsettling questions about the nature of community, leadership and democracy.
Most of the up-front costs of free tuition could be covered with the money Uncle Sam currently spends on higher education, writes Rich Barlow.
Adding a question about gender identity during adolescent wellness visits to the doctor could save lives, write Robin Dembroff and Kate McKenzie.
Restoring justice means uncovering the truth about what really happened, writes Margaret Burnham.
The real problem with the dinner goes way behind a few harsh jokes and profanities, writes John J. Winters.
Every pundit and politician who is wasting time defending or debunking Wolf’s routine will be judged by history, writes Steve Almond.
By focusing so much on the Duchess's flawless appearance, writes Cloe Axelson, we are distracted from the real trauma that is childbirth.
Fretting over words is beside the point, writes Rich Barlow. We need to treat non-political violence as terrorism.
For those wondering what they can do to help change the culture of racial bias, Alaina Beverly suggests a place to start.
Public health researchers helped to reduce death and injury from smoking, writes Morissa Sobelson. Will today's researchers have the funding to help stem America's gun violence epidemic?
Our view of mass shootings is occluded by systemic racism, writes Steve Almond.