With the writing of the Constitution in 1787, the framers set out a young nation’s highest ideals. And ever since, we’ve been fighting over it — what is in it and what was left out. At the heart of these
To move into the Apthorp was to enter a state of giddy, rent-stabilized delirium. In February, 1980, two months after the birth of my second child and the simultaneous end of my marriage, I fell madly
Here is the full text of Steve Jobs' commencement speech to Stanford in 2005. It is one of the greatest reflections on life we've ever heard. If you want to watch him give the speech we have the video
lithub.com - Rebecca SolnitSan Francisco writer, historian, and activist Rebecca Solnit is the author of twenty-something books about geography, community, art, politics, hope, and feminism and the author, most recently of Call Them By Their True Names: American Crises (and Essays) and Drowned River: The Death and Rebirth of Glen Canyon on the Colorado.
Replacing the words in boxes. Block. It puts some writers down for months. It puts some writers down for life. A not always brief or minor form of it mutes all writers from the outset of every day. “Dear
An immigrant Thanksgiving. So picture this: Thanksgiving, 1972. The Harbor House apartments on Davenport Avenue, New Rochelle, New York, red brick, low-rise, shot through with blacks and Puerto Ricans