Big Think Editors's Contributions
  • Big Think Interviews Josh Ruxin

    As director of the Millennium Village Project in Rwanda and co-Founder of the "prosperity creating’ organization" Rwanda Works, Josh Ruxin has seen first-hand which economic development policies and practices are...

  • Immigration: Our Most Poorly Regulated Market?

    Lenni Benson, a nationally recognized expert on immigration and a professor at NYU Law School, is confused about why, given the ascendancy of free market theories promoting the seamless flow of financial capital,...

  • Glenn Beck Should Watch Our Van Jones Video

    Glenn Beck went off on Van Jones again on his show the other night, raising the question of whether Obama's green jobs adviser was thoroughly vetted by the administration.  "I told you, well, for the last couple...

  • A Charmed Life in Art

    We at Big Think have rarely interviewed someone more sanguine than legendary graphic artist Milton Glaser. Perhaps it shouldn’t be a surprise: ever since a small promotional assignment for the city of New...

  • Personal Advice from Jim Collins

    I met with world famous business guru Jim Collins in his Boulder lab last month for a Big Think interview. The best-selling author of "Good to Great" and most recently "How the Mighty Fall," he's no stranger to...

  • A Dominican Friar Talks Aquinas, Nietzsche, Faith, and Reason

    Father Thomas Joseph White entered the priesthood after spending countless hours as a Brown University student engrossed in the thoughts of the great philosophers - from religious thinkers such as Thomas Aquinas...

  • A School That's Changing Everything

    Every five years, teachers at Zeke Vanderhoek's school in Washington Heights will be required to take a year-long sabbatical. To do what? He explains: "There’s no requirement. They don’t even have to connect it....

  • More Than Music

    For many of the musicians that Big Think has talked to over the past year, becoming a rock star was only the first step of a much more ambitious agenda.  The same is true for stars profiled by music site...

  • Justin Fox Contemplates the Decline of the Rational Market

    Justin Fox, business columnist and Curious Capitalist for Time magazine as well as author of the bestseller The Myth of the Rational Market, stopped by Big Think recently to talk about the eroding influence of the...

  • An Expert Checks in on Ahmadinejad's Recent Bullying

    Hooman Majd, journalist and author of The Ayatollah Begs to Differ, understands Iran more than almost anyone in the U.S. journalism circuit. A Western-educated descendant of an ayatollah, Majd has written and...