If we taught men better ways of "being a man," we wouldn't have to teach women to cover their drinks.
As Americans focus on everything Trumpian, Palestinians die (or are killed) as a matter of course in Gaza. And, once again, the U.S. is complicit.
If we are now a failed country, it is not because we have a failed presidency, although we do. It is because we are a failed people.
Providence Mount Saint Vincent retirement home in Seattle brings together the very young and the very old in an effort to stave off loneliness and help children grow into healthy, caring people.
The "Colbert Report's" super-wealthy host explains why a New York building with a "poor door" for its less well-off residents makes total sense.
A philosopher's keynote speech on the subject of reading delivered at the annual meeting of the Writers' Union of Canada in May and republished in the August issue of Harper's Magazine contains startling figures that connect a rise in society-wide online activity with a drop in empathy and a rise in "narcissistic-personality disorder" in younger generations.
"I'm up for us 'All Being Bostonians Today'. But then can we all be Yemenis tomorrow & Pakistanis the day after?" Greenwald's Guardian colleague Gary Younge wrote on Twitter on Tuesday.
One percent of the adult human population qualifies as clinically psychopathic, exhibiting a lack of empathy and a knack for telling lies and getting away with it. That compares with 10 percent of wheeler-dealers on Wall Street, according to a recent study. American critic William Deresiewicz is not surprised. Update: The 1-in-10 figure is unsupported. See here.