I have seen and heard some truly strange things in my time as an activist. However nothing was odder than what I experienced at this year’s World Professional Association of Transgender Health conference. A senior psychiatrist and psychologist...Show More Summary
Via John Hawkins: My latest Townhall column is called, If Donald Trump Is the Nominee, Hillary Clinton Has Already Won in November. Here’s an excerpt from the column. Donald Trump can
Democracy can't be left in the hands of the filthy commoners. Zero Hedge also excerpts this good Matt Taibi column about "the elites" (sneer quotes definitely sneering) who are constantly seeking little exceptions to the democratic practice in certain circumstances--...
Ahead of today’s devastating U.S. Supreme Court decision, a Texas woman lamented the hurdles she had to go through to have an abortion after the state’s abortion clinic regulation law went into effect. In a column for Motto, Kathryn Holburn explained how she got pregnant in 2014 while she was working as a waitress and […]
Father Time is a weekly column dedicated to the concept of time in a parent’s life, particularly a father’s life. The point of view comes from a father of two young sons, both under three-years-old, and how time really is just that: a concept. ??? It was on a mini-vacation, my family’s first real one […] The post Wait It Out appeared first on The Good Men Project.
HEH: “By the way, everybody who’s triggered by this column is eating. Stop typing that angry comment and look down. Are there snacks in reach? I thought so.”
Neither of the presumptive nominees of the two major parties has a plan to reverse the growth of our record-high national debt, and Trump’s policies would massively increase the national debt, writes Maya MacGuineas, president of the nonpartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. Show More Summary
There's a column in the Washington Post on Monday about Russian harassment of U.S. diplomats in Moscow and other European capitals. One of the episodes described is particularly disturbing: In the first term of the Obama administration, Russian intelligence personnel broke into the house of the U.S. Show More Summary
Mallory Ortberg, aka Dear Prudence, is online weekly to chat live with readers. An edited transcript of the chat is below. (Sign up below to get Dear Prudence delivered to your inbox each week. Read Prudie’s Slate columns here. SendShow More Summary
Narayana Kocherlakota thinks the Fed is going the wrong way and Brexit proves it. In a column on Bloomberg View Monday, the former Minneapolis Federal Reserve president said that instead of considering raising interest rates at their July meeting, the FOMC should cut rates instead. Show More Summary
A useful exercise in Richard Deitsch’s SI.com column today, as he asks seven sports media members for their opinions on whether it’s their place to introduce politics into their work. And the most bearish of them all is NFL robot Adam Schefter. Read more...
There has been a lot written about the transformational power of artificial intelligence. If you are a regular reader of this column, you have gained the perspectives of eight of the leading thinkers on the topic. (See links to each below.) Nick Bostrom is perhaps the most influential thinker on [...]
Truly funny books are not easy to come by. Lucky for us, John Swartzwelder has written a dozen. Column by Peter Derk As my exciting story opens, I am being punched in the stomach. And thus begins the career of Frank Burly, and thus begins...Show More Summary
Back by popular demand: Here is an old but interesting column by Sam Steiger who was one of the true characters of Arizona politics. It appeared in the Prescott Courier. Key excerpt: "I want you to go out and find me a dirty, rude, overalled son of a gun who can fix my car."
Phillippe Legrain began his NYT column denouncing the supporters of Brexit by noting their contempt for economic expertise. He then went on to give good reasons for such contempt. Legrain tells readers: "Experts are, of course, known to make mistakes. Show More Summary
Matthew Norman is a supporter of Jeremy Corbyn, but uses his column in The Independent to tell the Labour leader that the party's over and it's time for him to go. Tom Watson, by the way, is a big pal of Len McCluskey, the boss of Unite, so expect the human shield of Britain's union bosses (Bubs) to be stood down any time now. Show More Summary
To celebrate Montreux Jazz Festival's 50th edition in 2016, and as a posthumous tribute to the festival's founder, the late Claude Nobs, All About Jazz is launching a new column entitled Montreux Through the Decades, which will periodically present reviews of officially released live recordings from... [ read more ]
“George Lucas didn’t court Chicagoans. He never made the equivalent of a visit to the front parlor to ask if he might build his narrative arts museum (whatever that was) in the city’s front yard. He seemed to consider city approval a matter of entitlement.”
Its not the usual week for my WaPo column, but the editors at the Sunday Washington Post Business Section asked me for a few words about what investors should do in light of Brexit. I gave my usual take, which not surprisingly, was...Show More Summary
Editors are always looking for knowledgeable, entertaining, dependable freelance columnists to fill their ever-recurring white space. Become one and enjoy these potential perks. The post The 8 Perks of Writing a Column appeared first on WritersDigest.com.