Alex Poindexter

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How to find a feminist boyfriend

<i>Lisa Bonos is Outlook’s assistant editor. Follow her on Twitter: @lisabonos.</i><p>‘I find it really attractive how successful you are,” my date said, leaning in for a kiss.<p>Sure, it sounds like a line. But it also sounds like feminism. It certainly made him more appealing than the guy who said, “Wow, …

Protesters Slam Oprah Winfrey for Leadership Comments

The TV personality had criticized recent protest movements for lacking strategy<p>Protesters are criticizing <b>Oprah Winfrey</b> for saying that demonstrations …

Revolutionary recycled cardboard mini batteries can charge your phone in a hurry

Need a quick charge on your smartphone? Sick of carrying around cables and bulky chargers? Tired of searching out plugs and waiting for your phone to …

This is not what meritocracy looks like

Many Americans like to believe we live in a meritocracy. But it's not a view that holds up if you look at the data. Like the graph below, on how …

Captivating Photos of ‘Urban Yoga’ in Paris, New York and Madrid

Slovenian architect, yoga instructor and dancer Anja Humljan has put together a collaborative, experimental photography project titled <i>The Urban Yoga</i> …

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Joseph Stiglitz: Thomas Piketty gets income inequality wrong

The famed economist reveals the real reason the rich are getting richer — and what it means for the rest of us<p><i>Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz has been writing about America’s economically divided society since the 1960s. His recent book,</i>The Price of Inequality<i>, argues that this division is holding</i> …

Resignation of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson unlikely to halt protests

City officials in Ferguson, Mo. were due Sunday to address the resignation of Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot and killed teenager Michael Brown in a confrontation in August that fueled protests in the St. Louis suburb and around the nation.<p>Stephanie Karr, Ferguson city attorney, told the …

It's Clear That Race Is America's Deepest Problem

Mr Brown's parents and Barack Obama called for calm. Yet soon America's TV screens were full of burning police cars, crowds coughing on tear gas, and young black men throwing bricks and smashing shops. America's history of racial injustice looked as potent as ever.<p>That would be the wrong conclusion …