Topic: James Fallows
In the week since Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 went missing, many theories have emerged to explain the mystery. The latest raises the possibility someone other than the pilots took over the cockpit.
Global News Blog Good Reads: American manufacturing, Apple's new CEO, and a father-son journey to meet two presidents
A round-up of this week's long-form good reads include takes on America's manufacturing power, how religion is faring in the US, and the power of seeing a son in a new light.
Did the Senate really used to be a grand institution? Ira Shapiro argues that it was – and not that long ago.
Although the media baron has adopted a contrite tone in Britain, his flagship holdings in the US have so far taken different approaches to the Murdoch scandal.
07/19/2011 08:27 pm
A news item from Vancouver's hockey fracas shows how the Web compresses our language – and just how well English stands up to being squeezed.
06/30/2011 07:05 pm
Global News Blog How pianist Lang Lang stirred up trouble for US and China at a White House State dinner
To Lang Lang it was a beautiful melody. To US conservatives and Chinese nationalists his musical selection conveyed a slight snub – underscoring how sensitive relations between the US and China are.
01/26/2011 08:07 am
China's currency issue and a popular play about the Enron debacle have the Monitor's language columnist thinking about the link between managing and manipulating.
11/03/2010 01:46 pm
This memoir, history, and cultural study, is a treasure-trove of clever party-ready tidbits.
08/04/2010 07:05 am
10/28/2009 01:00 am
The Monitor's language columnist looks at a term with a sensitive history in East-West relations.
03/27/2009 01:00 am