Oprah Winfrey shares with the great existentialists an indomitable pursuit of two fundamental questions: Who are we? What can we become? And she has shed light on the possibility for a far more hopeful, productive answer to these questions than our traditional existential heroes.
After getting hammered by Republicans for criticizing Paul Ryan's Medicare-reform plan, presidential candidate Newt Gingrich says the controversy shows he's a Washington outsider.
Some GOP strategists say his presidential campaign is as good as done following his criticism of Paul Ryan's plan for Medicare, but Newt Gingrich isn't giving up. The week ahead could be telling.
How the new online media landscape is changing the way the public gets its news.
Google, Yahoo, and The Huffington Post make money on free content by externalizing the costs of production. It's time to change that. Contrary to popular belief, information does not want to be free. Creating good information is expensive – and it should cost us something.
Cicadas are beginning to swarm in the South for the first time in 13 years.
Publisher-supported Bookish hopes to become the Rotten Tomatoes of the book world.
This ad hominem attack on Sarah Palin by journalist Geoffrey Dunn charges the former governor of Alaska and one-time vice presidential candidate with ambition and deceit.
Donald Trump faces a backlash from those who see the “birther” movement as a new form of racism, which a new study seems to confirm. Trump has problems with conservatives too.
There's a danger we're already sowing the seeds of the next great financial crisis. We need better global coordination to address the biggest transformation of the world economy in history. In our interdependent world, only concerted action across continents can tackle these challenges.