Appealing to hearts and minds is getting us nowhere, writes Miles Howard.
Politicians are beyond hope on gun violence, writes Steve Almond. It's up to us. What will we decide to do?
The media would do well to keep the focus on the real problems we face, writes Steve Almond, not the phony promises of Donald Trump.
A comment this crude and racist has to disqualify him from public life. Just kidding, writes Anita Diamant.
Women have been silenced from public speaking for millennia, writes Anita Diamant. But now, Bee and Thede have ended the reign of all-male, nighttime comedy talk-show hosts.
Munro Leaf's “The Story of Ferdinand" is brilliant, sly and humane. Its movie counterpart is all overkill, all the time.
Year-ahead predictions often teem with hipsterish bloviation, writes Julie Wittes Schlack. But in 2018, many trends-to-watch are grounded in real and potentially profound developments.
With the arrival of a new smart speaker, Julie Wittes Schlack trades off privacy in her home for the rewards of instant gratification -- and asks, is it worth it?
The modern Christmas had sunk roots long before Scrooge strolled dyspeptically across the printed page, writes Rich Barlow.
It was the week when Moore was less. That and more from Tom Keane's roundup of this week's top news headlines.
Conversations have turned from "Me Too" to discussions about what exactly can be done to once and for all create a safe and fair work environment, writes Ellen Gilliam.
Don’t blame the 2016 election on the mainstream media, writes Rich Barlow. Blame the real culprits behind civic ignorance: the voters themselves.
Women are standing up against sexual harassment and assault, writes Heather Cox Richardson, but that is only the tip of the iceberg.
While the IOC’s was not exactly a timely decision, it marked a new and long overdue willingness by that organization to call out cheaters -- even powerful one, writes E.M....
News organizations treated this bill as just another partisan tussle. The result is the normalization of legislative procedures that are plainly immoral and disastrous, writes Steve Almond.
It was the week when we said goodbye to Matt Lauer and Garrison Keillor and hello to a brand-new long-range missile from North Korea.
NBC was right to fire Matt Lauer, but wrong to dump Curry. Now is the network's chance to right its wrong, writes Eileen McNamara.
Today’s masters of manipulation have no qualms about co-mingling truth and falsehood, writes Julie Wittes Schlack.
The time has come for Twitter to place patriotism above profits, writes Steve Almond, to quit hiding behind the fig leaf of the First Amendment.
Modern feminism tends to question women’s agency, and in doing so, it questions our claim to equality, writes Wendy Kaminer.