Reviewing Hanne Blanke’s "Straight - The Surprisingly Short History of Heterosexuality"
On the Newsstand:society
Bangladeshi immigration has caused problems in modern day India.
Israeli army service is as much about building a cohesive identity as it is about national defense.
The Earth Summit and its participants consider the ethical and economic implications of their sustainability initiatives.
As Nepal experiments with federal reform, the dangerous prospect of a system along ethnic lines looms large.
America might not be a country in decline, but we seem to have given up on big dreams.
Making sense of discrimination in the college admissions process
The disadvantages of imposing sanctions too often go unexamined.
I wrote a couple months ago about how the NFL’s hesitance to release its All-22 footage betrayed the league’s keen awareness of the marketing problems that football’s extreme violence could cause it. Bill Simmons over at Highbrow-Sports-wannabe Grantland penned an incisive send up of the hypocrisy that the recent bounty scandal demonstrates. Simmons eviscerates Commissioner Goodell, and takes the league ... Read More
The NBA should ditch the requirement that players attend a year of college before entering the draft.
We have to abandon the sacred cows that Pinker chooses to spare.