All of our efforts to be more productive backfire – and only make us feel even busier and more stressed The eternal human struggle to live meaningfully in the face of inevitable death entered its newest
A surrogate of President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday invoked Japanese internment camps as precedent for creating a registry for Muslim immigrants. This comes less than a week after the Kansas secretary
It's World Kindness Day! Introduced in 1998, it is a celebration of kindness in all its forms. How can you contribute? "Make a vegetable patch and grow your own produce," says the Kindness Day UK website.
On November 4, the historic Paris Agreement for global action on climate change will enter into force, catalyzing collective action by governments, civil society organizations, and businesses to collaborate
When a powerful man brags about sexually assaulting women, those in positions of leadership are precisely the ones who should speak out On Thursday, the New South Wales parliament’s upper house unanimously
You tell me that you're voting for Donald Trump for one reason: because you're pro-life. Despite everything you've seen and know about this man (much of which you openly lament), you say that you just
Donald Trump's campaign is sputtering, but those who watch extremists say he's emboldened some of the ugliest forces in America. Barring the act of a mischief god, Donald Trump isn't going to be president.
By Ishaan Tharoor Ishaan Tharoor Reporter covering foreign affairs, geopolitics and history Email Bio Follow The history of slavery in the United States justifies reparations for African Americans, argues
New York and New Jersey bombings,Donald Trump,New York,US news,US politics,World news While the Republican’s responses are hysterical, they fit with an American tradition of exploiting existential fear
We've all had them... more often than we'd like to admit. You mean well. You want resolution. And your intentions are good (mostly). So you swallow hard and head in. Then, somewhere after, "We need to
For several years now, two colleagues and I have been interviewing white working-class voters in the Midwest about their political beliefs. Our interviews suggest a strategy for defeating Donald Trump.
Is Donald Trump a throwback to ancient oratory — or an undisciplined rambler? When Donald Trump goes off script, transcribing him can be a challenge. As someone covering him during this campaign, I can
You’d think two weeks of winning might be a golden opportunity. For this campaign, it's just the opposite. You’d think Donald Trump would love the Olympics: The flag-waving pageantry, the pure, unbridled
FOREST GROVE, Ore. — ALL across America, in little towns like this one, Donald Trump is mainstreaming hate. This community of Forest Grove, near the farm where I grew up in western Oregon, has historically
Trump and the exploitation of right rage: It’s not the economy, stupid, that’s attracting angry white men to him
(Reuters/Eric Thayer) The brainwashing of Trump loyalists by right wing media is on display every day — and it’s disturbing Bob Cesca August 13, 2016 12:00pm (UTC) We've all seen the videos replayed over
If Donald Trump loses the Presidential election, this week may be remembered as the point in the campaign when his defeat became obvious and inevitable. The number of controversies, reckless statements,
You probably know that multitasking makes you less productive not more so. Neuroscientists, psychologists, and efficiency experts have been telling the world for years that since the brain can't actually
It's summer — or summer-ish, at least, depending on the weather and day — and the urge to get out of town is hitting most office workers right about now. To satisfy those travel urges without getting a
The average adult is 24 pounds heavier today than in 1960. Our growing girth adds some US$200 billion per year to our health care expenditure, amounting to a severe health crisis. Drug research has not
Come January next year the United States may have a president who says on the record that he would cancel defence treaties with Japan and South Korea and that he wouldn’t mind those countries going nuclear,
While best known for his "I Have a Dream" speech, King's legacy included much more than that. If any of you are around when I have to meet my day, I don't want a long funeral. And if you get somebody deliver
As Donald Trump seeks to ride proposed legislative repeal of the Fourteenth Amendment's citizenship clause to the Republican presidential nomination, several of his rivals have called this debate a distraction.
The popular belief that religion is the cause of the world’s bloodiest conflicts is central to our modern conviction that faith and politics should never mix. But the messy history of their separation