Having been away from the online world for the past week, I didn't notice until just now that my question was featured (and answered) in this past week's column. I am so honored! I kind of want to show everyone I know... and absolutely...Show More Summary
"... to remove a conservative Republican from a major leadership role in State government. The deliberate character assassination and the politics of personal destruction have totally distorted my views and record."Said Lee Hansen, who'd said a lot, in print and on the radio over the past 2 decades. You can see "the tip of the iceberg" here.
Steve Rattner gets many things right in his NYT column on income inequality. (Okay, I'm going soft because he used a chart from CEPR on mandated vacation.) But there is one point worth correcting. His charts showing income inequality before taxes and transfers across countries is misleading. Show More Summary
Perhaps the biggest lesson from the settlement was seen after other cases involving big fines -- there will be little real change in how global banks act, Peter J. Henning writes in the White Collar Watch column.
An excellent correction rides below Michael Powell’s Oct. 8 column about the San Francisco Giants: An earlier version of this column, using information from the San Francisco Giants, described incorrectly the cast member of “Beach Blanket...Show More Summary
The Boston mechanism for school assignment is well studied and widely used. This column shows two crucial failings of the variation that gives priority based on neighbourhood, using an exogenous policy change in Barcelona. Since assignment to any school not picked first is unlikely, most parents make the ‘safe’ pick and rank the local school first. Show More Summary
What should be the takeaway from a new survey by the respected Quinnipiac University showing Sen. Mark Warner (D) beating Republican challenger Ed Gillespie by only 48-39 among likely voters? In our recent column, we questioned the rookie...Show More Summary
From the September 25 edition of Fox News' Outnumbered: Related: Forbes Fires 'Drunk Girl' Columnist Previously: The Show That Sexism Built: Fox Drops All Pretense With Outnumbered "Let Men Be Men": Fox News Hosts Defend Catcalling Fox Host: "Why Should There Be Anything Controversial" About Telling Women Not To Drink To Avoid Sexual Assault?
As I’ve mentioned before, the idea for this column came from an annual movie clip party that a friend of mine and I have been throwing for the past 16 years, to which guests bring favorite short scenes. (In the old days, people showed up with VHS tapes cued to the scene in question. Show More Summary
To the editor: I think David Lazarus shows some intestinal fortitude in writing this column, given that his employer (The Times) is deriving advertising revenue from one of the very advertisements Lazarus cites. ("A cure for diabetes? Don't look to chiropractors, state says," Column, Sept. 15)
Fire whirls, commonly known as "fire tornadoes" and "firenadoes," can make destructive fires even more horrifying as the flames are swept up into a swirling column of fire. These images show this frightening phenomenon during various fires.http://io9.com/breathtaking-a... Read more...
Following Manchester United’s draw against Burnley, Sunday Mirror columnist Andy Dunn took to his column to criticize manager Louis van Gaal and claim that “the clock was ticking” on the Dutch boss’ time at Old Trafford. Dunn chose to to … Continue reading ? Criticism Of Louis Van Gaal’s Leadership From Fans And Media Shows Their Naivety is a post from World Soccer Talk.
This month’s round-up of the most popular Fact Checker columns covers a wide variety of topics, from taxes to Obamacare to diplomacy, and once again shows the enduring interest in the Clintons. Programming note: Just as Congress goes on recess in August, so does The Fact Checker. Please keep sending tips for fact checks, especially […]
"Remember everyone, just don't be yourselves..." and other wisdom from the hit TV show, '30 Rock.' Column by Naturi Thomas-Millard I'm not a creative type like you, with your work sneakers and your left-handedness.... [Continue Read...
From this weekend’s Barron’s print ETF Focus column: At the outset of 2014, things were looking up for active management: A little more than half of large-cap managers beat the S&P 500 last year, the best showing since 2009. And although passive investing has a reputation for whupping stockpickers, half or more of the latter [...]
• ¡Ask a Mexican about the border! Your favorite Mexican, Gustavo Arellano, gives his take on what’s going on at the border and discusses his latest column. • New York Times assistant Jennifer Mascia details the findings from her gruesome, years-long task of reporting who gets shot in America every day.
Just 24 hours ago, as this column from Elsevier of the Netherlands shows, there was significant talk among the Dutch of the need to threaten the use of elite forces to secure the MH17 crash site and the corpses of the dead – most of whom are Dutch. Whether the events of the last 24 [...]
That is the theme of my new New York Times column. Here is one excerpt: Income inequality has surged as a political and economic issue, but the numbers don’t show that inequality is rising from a global perspective. Yes, the problem has become more acute within most individual nations, yet income inequality for the world […]
Neuroscience reveals a lot about how evolution shaped our brains. It can also show us how to suck our readers in from page one and keep them turning the pages. Why? Because science. Column by Susan DeFreitas At first glance, neuroscience and fiction may seem strange bedfellows. Show More Summary
Kurt Vonnegut checks into Max's hotel and refuses to put out his cigarette. Column by Max Booth III The night after Charles Bukowski checked in to my hotel, I showed up to work twenty minutes before my shift started. The 3:00 PM – 11:00...Show More Summary