Sexual violence against women in the African nation has become an "incredibly inexpensive tool for controlling and eviscerating the population," says Eve Ensler, founder of the advocacy group V-Day.
The U.S. education system is based on the meritocratic principle that no matter what the circumstances of a child’s birth, each should have a baseline level of education and the […]
In June 2009 the House of Representatives passed the Waxman-Markey bill to reduce carbon emissions through a series of cap-and-trade regulations. The news this week that the Senate version of […]
The national security business is booming, even bloated, according to “Top Secret America,” an in-depth investigative report published Monday in the Washington Post. Among the findings: an estimated 854,000 people […]
“You had better shove this in the stove,” wrote Mark Twain in a 1865 letter, adding, “I don’t want any absurd ‘literary remains’ and ‘unpublished letters of Mark Twain’ published […]
Yesterday, President Obama traveled to Holland, Michigan, a city on the western shore of the state’s Lower Peninsula, to attend the groundbreaking for a factory that will manufacture high-grade lithium-ion […]
In the throes of the financial crisis of 2008, novelist Tom Wolfe was asked where the downturn left his Masters of the Universe—the iconic testosterone-driven magnates of Wall Street featured […]