Tedd Martin

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Why Authoritarians Attack the Arts

In 1937, ascending leaders of the Third Reich hosted two art exhibitions in Munich. One, the “Great German Art Exhibition,” featured art Adolf Hitler deemed acceptable and reflective of an ideal Aryan society: representational, featuring blond people in heroic poses and pastoral landscapes of the …

The Happy-Go-Lucky Jewish Group That Connects Trump and Putin

Where Trump's real estate world meets a top religious ally of the Kremlin.<p>Chabad of Port Washington, a Jewish community center on Long Island’s Manhasset Bay, sits in a squat brick edifice across from a Shell gas station and a strip mall. The center is an unexceptional building on an unexceptional …

Pirate Bay Founder: ‘I Have Given Up’

The socialist and filesharing pioneer Peter Sunde is not optimistic about the open internet.<p>"The internet is shit today. It's broken. It was probably always broken, but it's worse than ever."<p>My conversation with Peter Sunde, one of the founders and spokespersons of The Pirate Bay, did not start out …

How Behavioral Economics Can Produce Better Health Care

Consider the following.<p>I’m a physician at the end of more than a decade of training. I’ve dissected cadavers in anatomy lab. I’ve pored over tomes on the physiology of disease. I’ve treated thousands of patients with ailments as varied as hemorrhoids and cancer.<p>And yet the way I care for patients …

Health Care

Philosophers are the original tech bros

Long before there were Silicon Valley guys in hoodies aiming to hack the world, there were toga-clad men in Athens devising philosophical theories to shift our understanding of reality.<p>A cult of genius can be toxic. It excuses bad behavior and allows prejudices to be cloaked in subjective …

Sexual Harassment

Hulu's new series 'Harlots' sinks its feminist teeth into masculine oppression

Hulu is riding feminism hard in 2017 with two provocative shows featuring women taking control of their bodies: <i>The Handmaid's Tale</i> and <i>Harlots</i>. Even …

Donald Trump is the pinnacle of American stupidity: Why his campaign consummates decades of rising anti-intellectualism

<b>Donald Trump (AP/Charles Rex Arbogast)</b><p>It’s not that we’ve never seen anyone like Trump before. He’s just finishing the job begun by Reagan, Bush & Palin<p>Conor Lynch<p>April 3, 2016 6:00pm (UTC)<p>During Tuesday’s Republican town hall in Milwaukee, it was not a candidate, but the host, Anderson Cooper, who …

Danish Girl director thanks Caitlyn Jenner for opening transgender doors

<b>The Danish Girl director Tom Hooper says he was able to make his film thanks to the popularity of transgender stars such as Caitlyn Jenner.</b><p>The movie stars Eddie Redmayne as artist Einar Wegener, who is one of the first people to undergo gender-reassignment surgery in the 1920s.<p>It has been nominated …

Unpregnant: The silent, secret grief of miscarriage

When she miscarried in her mid-30s, Alexandra Kimball felt profoundly alone: abandoned by a feminist movement that didn't recognize her loss, accused by conventional wisdom of waiting too long to conceive, and deprived by society of the rituals that mark other forms of grief<p><i>This article was</i> …