Topic: Columbia Journalism Review
Ron Paul has a new ad that slams the political world's sudden obsession with Etch A Sketch toys, following a Romney aide's unfortunate comment about them.
In July I drove 1,800 miles with only the radio to keep me company. What struck me were the overarching themes of female empowerment sung over the airwaves. Pop music is singing a new tune. Are girls taking the message to heart?
11/25/2011 08:00 am
Like coral reefs, universities function at their highest capacity when there are many organisms milling about and exchanging information in close proximity. Colleges should build incentives for professors to live on or close to the campus reef.
10/25/2011 12:32 pm
An Israel-based legal group has sent a letter to 100 university and college presidents asking them to crack down on anti-Israel abuse. Fair enough, except that anti-Israel speech – anger directed at a government – is protected by the First Amendment.
09/19/2011 03:42 pm
Rigid standards are shutting out aspiring teachers. States must evaluate potential teachers without traditional certification in ways that don't push needed talent away.
08/15/2011 11:39 am
With a down economy, the majority of the Millennial generation has nothing saved for retirement. But they’re also most at risk for not getting Social Security payments later in life. Raising the retirement age would help ensure that something is left for them.
07/26/2011 11:40 am
Kenyan men spend more on alcohol than on education for their children. As a deterrent to combat the high social and economic costs of this public-health problem, Kenya should raise its tax on alcohol.
07/11/2011 11:08 am
Are Americans really doing everything in their power to find work if they aren’t willing to leave the friendly fifty? The coming global talent crunch gives well-trained American workers an advantage. Work abroad awaits Americans willing to chase it down.
07/07/2011 11:58 am
While its neighbors are in turmoil, Lebanon has endured with relative calm throughout this Arab Spring. What's Lebanon's secret?
05/31/2011 11:28 am
In light of this week's sentencing of a Congolese military officer for sexual violence, correspondent Jina Moore discusses the many gray areas of reporting on rape in Africa.
02/25/2011 01:16 pm