Let me say something about patriarchy. I distinguish between what I call political patriarchy and psychological patriarchy. Political patriarchy is very straightforward. It's the oppression of one cohort,
Most people have something that gnaws at them at night, a problem or unrealized dream somewhere in their lives that causes them to feel incomplete, dissatisfied, and unhappy. For them, happiness feels
From its secretive owner to how it went viral. “We only know her as Susan,” the friendly woman on the other end of the phone told me. I had called a number in the small town of Pahrump, Nevada, which equidistant
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In a Medium post, Obama reflected on the dire economic environment he inherited when he took office in 2009 amid the financial collapse. "In the depths of that winter, on January 20, 2009, I stood before
Is Donald Trump a madman? Or, at least, would he like foreign leaders to think he might be just a little unstable? Such questions are being batted around in papers like the Boston Globe and the Washington
China attaches great importance to making globalization and global governance work again. The worldwide debate about globalization has been upended by “the Trump phenomenon,” which has spread like wildfire
Few things knock your emotional world off its axis like a breakup. When my first long-term relationship ended, I woke up for several days in a row not quite remembering that my ex and I had split. This
The ECB's Household Finance and Consumption Survey drew data from 84,000 homes in 18 euro-currency countries. It was published this December and covers 2010-2014, the most recent period available. The
From gun ownership to Miss World winners, we've mapped the world in some weird and wonderful ways. 1. Who's got the most guns? Data from the Small Arms Survey, supported by more recent figures from other
On the first day of 2017, Taiwan’s president Tsai Ing-wen attended a flag-raising ceremony, a tradition observed by Taiwan’s president for many years. A few hours later, Wei Ming-jen, a Taiwanese man,
Washington (CNN) — President-elect Donald Trump dramatically strong-armed House Republicans into line Tuesday in his first Washington power play, after they voted to gut an ethics watchdog in a manner
Lenovo Enters The Smart Home, Gets Aggressive In Gaming, AR And Premium X1 Line At CES 2017 #CES2017
At this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Lenovo came out with their guns blazing by stepping up their product announcements more than I have ever seen them do in the past five years. Lenovo
Netflix has a new China strategy: Skip it. In January 2016, the video-streaming service announced an ambitious global expansion. The goal was to beam American hits such as "House of Cards" around the including,
A centuries-old tradition gave rise to China’s most valuable company and captured the attention of everyone from teens to Silicon Valley. A little over a year ago, my roommate Mike said something strange.
By Glenn Kessler Glenn Kessler The Fact Checker Email Bio Follow “It’s important to note that every United States administration, Republican and Democratic, has opposed settlements as contrary to the for
Close your eyes, and you can’t guess her nationality. Lu Qiyu’s English is meticulous, sculpted over years of careful study. Though it remains slightly accented, the merest hint of a twang is difficult
Finland has become the first country in Europe to pay its unemployed citizens a basic monthly income, amounting to €560 (£477), in a unique social experiment which is hoped to cut government red tape,
Peter Dahlin spent 23 days in a ‘black prison’ in Beijing, where he says he was deprived of sleep and questioned with a ‘communication enhancement’ machine. Here he tells the story of his incarceration
"So, what's it going to be?" My advisor looked at me expectantly, as if I was simply at a McDonald's needing to make the simple choice between a BigMac or a Quarter Pounder. "Let's run through the options,"
Barack Obama's impending departure from the White House has put many Americans in an elegiac mood. Despite an average approval rating of only 48 percent— the lowest, surprisingly, of our last five presidents