Kim Hart

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No, Not Everything Is Racist

But Donald Trump is.<p>I don’t like to accuse people of racism. That word is used far too often, unjustly, to smear good men and women. It has been …

Donald Trump

"To my favourite 17 year old High-school girl" - Billy Collins

Kurt Vonnegut on the Shapes of Stories and Good News vs. Bad News

This season has been ripe with Kurt Vonnegut releases, from the highly anticipated collection of his letters to his first and last works introduced by his daughter, shedding new light on the beloved author both as a complex character and a masterful storyteller. All the recent excitement reminded …

You Are Not Special Commencement Speech from Wellesley High School

Wealth Inequality in America

Bruce Springsteen-Hungry Heart

Happiness Is Other People

In a particularly low moment a few years back, after arriving friendless and lonely from Britain to live in the United States, I downloaded a “happiness app” onto my phone. It was surprisingly hard to choose one. There were close to a thousand bliss-promising options in the app store — ones that …


Don’t Let Facebook Make You Miserable

IT is now official. Scholars have analyzed the data and confirmed what we already knew in our hearts. Social media is making us miserable.<p>We are all dimly aware that everybody else can’t possibly be as successful, rich, attractive, relaxed, intellectual and joyous as they appear to be on Facebook. …

Social Media

St. Paul’s Before and After the Owen Labrie Rape Trial

There are two very different accounts of what happened the evening of May 30, 2014, at the elite prep school between 18-year-old scholar-athlete Owen Labrie and a 15-year-old freshman girl. One thing is for certain: two lives have been irreparably damaged. Alumnus Todd S. Purdum investigates his …

Celebrity Gossip

Journalist Exposes Lawmakers Who Received NRA Donations, Becomes Twitter Sensation

Igor Volsky was 'sick and tired' of 'thoughts and prayers' tweets<p>The mass shooting at a social services center in San Bernardino, Calif. yesterday …

After Weinstein, time for some introspection

Is this, finally, the moment of reckoning? Will the metastasizing Harvey Weinstein scandal create a wave of soul-searching in Hollywood, corporate …

Harvey Weinstein