"The first step — especially for young people with energy and drive and talent, but not money — the first step to controlling your world is to control your culture. To model and demonstrate the kind of world you demand to live in. To write the books. Make the music. Shoot the films. Paint the art."
What will it mean to have a dissenter like Chuck Hagel as an ombudsman at the top at the Defense Department?
I kind of want to move to the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Actually, not really, but I may visit more often once the new 2nd Avenue Subway line is […]
We live in an intriguing era of self-disclosure. Tonight, in New York City, the World Science Festival features a panel discussion called Strangers in the Mirror: “What’s it like to […]
On the first episode of The Portal, Eric Weinstein and Peter Thiel discuss the future of education.
Brett M. Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, one of three women who's accused him of sexual assault, are due to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday.
On Sunday, a woman accused the Supreme Court nominee of sexual assault in an interview with the Washington Post.
You might think the debate over the individual mandate in the Affordable Care Act is a classic confrontation between state power and individual liberty, big government liberalism versus minimal state […]
This essay was previously published on AlterNet. Last November, I attended a debate in the NYU Intelligence Squared series on the topic, “Would the World Be Better Off Without Religion?” […]
American University communication major Colin Campbell attended a forum in Washington, DC this week assessing the use of social media strategies in politics. In a guest post, he reports on […]
The Foo Fighters are at the dead center of the map, so all the other bands are happier, sadder, angrier, or hornier.
The puzzle of play The purpose of play — for children, monkeys, rats or meerkats — has proved surprisingly hard to pin down. Scientists continue to toss around ideas.
Whether you're developing or in the market for corporate training videos, these examples from PwC, Chick-fil-A, and others are sure to impress.
Be skeptical of a new study questioning the sweetener's safety.
A thesaurus isn’t to find big and fancy words, but a resource to help you find your rhythm.
"It is more human to laugh at life than to lament it."
Entrenched business wisdom says that community-led economic systems are pure fantasy. Douglas Rushkoff disagrees.
A conversation with an advanced alien species is likely to be simple and to take 1,000 years. It might also be dangerous.