Check out and "like" the Society's new Facebook page. There you'll find updates on the upcoming conference in Colorado Springs and other events, as well as information about the latest issues of Antiphon: A Journal for Liturgical Renewal.
Today, successful entrepreneurs are the ones driving breakthroughs in society. We can rattle the big ones off by name. Gates. Bezos. Musk. Page. Branson. Behind each of these visionaries is at least one assistant or project manager who...Show More Summary
It’s back-to-school season! Professors, I thought you might enjoy this bit from PhD Comics: Via The Society Pages Editor’s Desk. Lisa Wade is a professor of sociology at Occidental College and the co-author of Gender: Ideas, Interactions, Institutions. You can follow her on Twitter and Facebook.
For today's source material, I was going to originally go with this, the racist comments in a fundraising page for Darren Wilson the murderer cop, but then they pulled the comments. So I wrote up an Ann Coulter column instead. But thanks...Show More Summary
Last year when I wrote the Blueprint 2014 I included a few scenarios regarding nonprofits, foundations and the uses of digital data (see pages 22-23).Now we're on the brink of hosting an entire conference on the Ethics of Data in Civil Society.We're pulling together resources from the field and from scholars. Show More Summary
Lois Lowry’s 1993 children’s novel The Giver is a masterpiece of dystopian fiction. In less than 200 pages, without much plot to speak of, Lowry slowly and gently pulls the curtain back on a society so totalitarian it outlaws pets, music, colors, wet dreams, and grandparents. Show More Summary
"Look, Ma! I'm a Weeble!!" :D This bowl bunny is Hendrix, an incredibly adorable boy who's up for adoption with the Cache Humane Society in Logan, UT. You can find out more about him through his Petfinder page here... good...
The New York Times recently had two front page articles about rape and sexual assault being treated in a lackluster manner. The July 13, 2014 article detailed why a freshman college student ended up wishing she'd kept silent about being sexually assaulted by football players because of the way the college and fellow students treated her. Show More Summary
A Virginia GOP official resigned after posting a controversial message on his Facebook page which questioned whether Muslim Americans have made positive contributions to U.S. society. Bob FitzSimmonds, treasurer of the state Republican...Show More Summary
Gizmodo began as a compendium of gadgets; page after page of strictly hardware and gear. But in the decade since, the ways society talks about and interacts with technology have evolved. This site has, too. And as we continue to, I'd like to know what you want to see us doing more of—or less—along the way. Read more...
"This box has everything! I'll take it!" :P This playful bun is Spring, she's up for adoption with The Humane Society for Tacoma and Pierce County in Tacoma, WA. Read more about Spring on her Petfinder page here. Good luck...
It's 9 p.m. at Andrew Carmellini's Bar Primi, and half the guests wouldn't be out of place in the society pages of Vanity Fair. It would make sense if this were an East Hampton pool party, and not a...
The National Geographic Society (NGS) has begun incorporating recycled fiber in all the pages of National Geographic Magazine, National Geographic Kids, and National Geographic Little Kids. This expanded use of recycled paper comes as a result of close collaboration with Green America and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). Show More Summary
From the Baby Wild FB page: “An orphaned Baby American Coot gets some much needed care at the Wildlife Rehabilitation Society of Edmonton in Alberta, Canada.” Submitted by Carly L. (Stolen from Oakley, grumbles that I didn’t think of it, stalks off to get an OIKOS yogurt from the fridge.)Filed under: Uncategorized Tagged: Birds, ResQte
On a right wing web page, every other headline screams that Obama is responsible for impending disaster and doom to American society. But hidden within the polarizing rhetoric is often startlingly accurate analysis of the real sources...Show More Summary
Sarah Palin, the Queen of the Quitters Society, has joined another fringe group of freaks and wrote in the pages of Breitbart's rag that it's time to impeach President Obama because- Americaaaaaa! read more
Not too long after a Washington Post writer linked Neighbors to Santa Barbara killer Elliot Rodger, another site is asking if disparate television nudity has contributed to male entitlement as well. The Society Pages recently posted an article by Sezin Koehler, who writes: "Ann Hornaday... Show More Summary
Google CEO Larry Page was asked how society should deal with unemployment that may arise from technological advances. His answer is surprisingly French. He says companies should consider hiring two part time workers to do one full time job. Show More Summary
The Society Pages recently asked “Are Thrift Stores Just for Hipsters?” The article talks about how we use fashion to identify ourselves and how, for many, buying used and thrift shop items is a way to declare their allegiance against our mass-consumption-based society. The sociological theories of the article are interesting but, ultimately, no: thrift
Actor Gary Oldman did an interview with Playboy Magazine (NSFW pics on the page) wherein he said controversial things about society, political correctness and hypocrisy. He also said a lot of other stuff about his life and career in a way that was unvarnished and pleasing to me, but we’re focusing on the juicy stuff because the […]