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A Surprise from the Court on Gay Marriage

The power not to decide is sometimes as important as the power to decide. To the surprise of virtually everyone, on Monday morning the Supreme Court …

How Sara Horowitz Is Disrupting Healthcare For The 'Gig' Economy

The Freelancers Union was founded by Sara Horowitz almost 20 years ago in New York City. A primary focus early on was healthcare benefits for those working as freelancers in the emerging ‘gig’ economy. On Tuesday the Freelancers Union announced an ambitious plan to expand their healthcare footprint …

Heidegger in Black

Überlegungen II–VI (Schwarze Hefte 1931–1938) [Reflections II–VI (Black Notebooks 1931–1938)]<p>by Martin Heidegger, edited by Peter Trawny<p>Frankfurt am …

12 Forgotten Hand-Colored Images of Life in the 1800s

Instagram is a decidedly modern invention, but back in your great-great-great-great-great-great grandparents' day, "Photochroms" were the functional …

Portrait of a Cover Artist: An Interview with Peter Mendelsund

Peter Mendelsund is best known for his smart, witty, and visually arresting book jackets for Martin Amis, Ben Marcus, Stieg Larsson, Tom McCarthy, and James Gleick, among many others, as well as for his repackaging of classics by Simone de Beauvoir, Franz Kafka, and James Joyce. The associate art …

8 Tips For On-Campus Interviewing

As the dates for on-campus interviews approach, I would like to share with rising 2Ls a few lessons that I have learned from colleagues at firms and …

Can Congress Rein In the Spies?

On Tuesday, Senator Patrick Leahy introduced the revised USA Freedom Act, a bipartisan bill to rein in the National Security Agency’s collection of …

Monument Man

The other day, Hannah Edgar, a recent high-school graduate from Walnut Creek, California, wrote to me asking whether I had learned anything new about Strauss and the G.I.s. She was referring to a strangely pregnant musical-historical moment that I describe in my book “The Rest Is Noise”: on April …

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How the Beatles Created Self-Conscious Stardom

As I watched “A Hard Day’s Night” again, what struck me was the screaming of girls, which is the implied sound beneath the opening mad dash to the title tune and becomes piercingly real every time the Beatles face the public: when their train arrives at London, and they run to a taxi; when they …

Flaming rocks

THE cliffs at Kimmeridge, on England’s south coast, have on occasions been known to smoulder or even burst into flames in hot weather. That is …

National Defense

Can the United States’ goalkeeper produce another Miracle on Grass?<p>On June 12th, the United States men’s national soccer team faces England, in Rustenburg, South Africa, in a match that is expected to draw one of the largest audiences in the history of televised sports. The last time the U.S. met …

The Mellow Agility of Clifford Brown | by Christopher Carroll | NYR Daily | The New York Review of Books

Late in June 1956, the trumpeter Clifford Brown was killed in a car accident. He was only twenty-five years old when he died, but even then was …

The CIA’s ‘Zhivago’

The Zhivago Affair: The Kremlin, the CIA, and the Battle Over a Forbidden Book<p>by Peter Finn and Petra Couvée<p>Pantheon, 352 pp., $26.95<p>Inside the …

Supreme Court: It Could Have Been Worse

At the beginning of this year’s Supreme Court term, I wrote that the coming term offered an opportunity to see whether the Roberts Court was …

The R-word

PROFESSIONAL wrestlers are not known for being arbiters of good taste. The arena-filling bouts of "WWE Raw" feature beefy men in often bedazzled …

The difference between legalisation and decriminalisation

THE war on cannabis seems slowly to be burning out. On February 26th it became legal to possess and cultivate small amounts of the drug in …

A go or a no?

THE tar sands of Alberta already account for 54% of Canada’s daily production of 3.5m barrels of oil. By 2030 that will rise to 75% of total daily …

Irrational exuberance, Janet Yellen and the stock market

2014-06-20T11:00:27.000Z<p>By: James Mackintosh<p>Janet Yellen says share valuations remain within “historical norms”.<p>Two words: “irrational …

Debate over “disruptive innovation” goes well beyond Harvard

Print this page<p>Clay Christensen is a gentle man, of devout Mormon faith, prone to sentimentality and beloved by many – not least for his lessons to …

The Flip Bowl Finale

Inside Flipboard / January 3, 2014<p>We’d like to congratulate curator Osprey for curating the number one NFL team magazine of the Flip Bowl season.<p>It’s …

The Week in Review: Obamacare For All

Inside Flipboard / April 18, 2014<p>Tuesday marked the deadline for most Americans without healthcare to sign up for coverage under the Patient …

The Week in Review: The Immortal Legacy of Gabriel García Márquez

Inside Flipboard / April 25, 2014<p>Last Thursday, the Colombian author and journalist Gabriel García Márquez died in Mexico City at the age of 87. But …

The Week in Review: White House Fights Climate Change

Inside Flipboard / May 9, 2014<p>Of all the problems facing the planet, global warming gets little attention from the average American. Recent Gallup …

The Week in Review: Graduation Season

Inside Flipboard / May 23, 2014<p>For college students, summer’s here. With graduation comes the inevitable commencement speech, a half-hour of sage …

Best in Show

Inside Flipboard / May 27, 2014<p>“We have too many choices and too little time,” wrote Entertainment Weekly founder Jeff Jarvis in a memo nearly 26 …

Mary Meeker's Internet Trends Report 2014 is Live on Flipboard

Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends Report 2014 is Live on Flipboard<p>Inside Flipboard / May 28, 2014<p>There are few things that get the tech and business …