Seeing in person what TV dulls or conceals
From his tiny room in Tehran, an Iranian scholar imagined what a classic American scene would look like. Here is what happened when he had a chance to see for himself.
A “chickenhawk nation” sends men and women to combat without fully reflecting on the strategic and moral consequences of open-ended war. An American who supervised interrogations in Iraq reminds his fellow citizens of the cost.
From the use and misuse of digital medicine, to the reasons why people should want to serve on juries, with spots for craft beer, cyber-terrorism, and the hidden story of empire in between. Lots of good reading ahead.
A man I never met but felt I knew
Noting impressive achievements of quite different sorts
Why the passing of a 91-year-old Singaporean is attracting such notice
A surprisingly moving and engrossing tale of modern war
One about Berkeley, two about China, one more on the art and science of "information farming," and all worth checking out
Thirteen years ago, a federal prosecutor was murdered in the line of duty. His friends and colleagues continue a campaign to bring the killer to justice.
The man who taught America tennis during the boom era of the sport
An example of applying energy, abilities, and leverage to the public good. We can't have enough of these examples.
What would you do, if you could do anything? An inspiring answer to that question.
A member of the next generation makes her debut.
A timely spy novel, an enlightening biography, and a positive rather than negative approach to current politics.
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In-house developments involving the NYT, Marketplace radio, Japanese business, and other institutions.
A string that started when Lyndon Johnson was president and Barack Obama was a schoolboy in Jakarta still goes on.
A man who played a large role in shaping the magazine you see today.
Fun with flying, extreme crosswinds edition.