Topic: James Fallows
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
James Fallows offers insightful reporting on the rise of China.
01/15/2009 12:00 am