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Can Millennials Save Jazz?

Using the power of live performance to reach new audiences

Larry Summers's 4-Point Plan for Saving the Economy

Larry Summers's 4-Point Plan for Saving the Economy

Don't get distracted by the deficit: It's time to start fixing America's crumbling infrastructure.

Newt Gingrich Predicts the Future

Newt Gingrich Predicts the Future

The former House speaker loves Dallas Buyers Club, fears Michael Bloomberg, and says Congress needs a total overhaul.

Why College Students Need a Class in Dating

Why College Students Need a Class in Dating

As they polish their resumes and rack up extracurriculars, today's young people have forgotten how to love, some argue.

Is It Racist to Ask People Where They're From?

Is It Racist to Ask People Where They're From?

The importance of context

Arguing With Michael Hayden in Aspen

Arguing With Michael Hayden in Aspen

The former NSA and CIA director says the phone dragnet was approved by all three branches of government. Actually, its adoption raises severe Madisonian problems.

UC Berkeley's Chancellor on the Career Paths of Elite Collegians

UC Berkeley's Chancellor on the Career Paths of Elite Collegians

Nicholas Dirks drew comparisons between Columbia, Stanford, and the institution he runs.

Instagram Was First Called 'Burbn'

Instagram Was First Called 'Burbn'

Yes, after the drink.

Up to 1,800 Pounds of Seafood Is Stolen From the Seas Every Second
How <em>Hobby Lobby</em> Explains the Middle East

How Hobby Lobby Explains the Middle East

The stakes are different, but our struggles to define the role of religion in public life are similar.

Colorado's Governor on Marijuana Legalization

Colorado's Governor on Marijuana Legalization

John Hickenlooper opposed voter efforts to end prohibition. Now he is charged with implementing one of the first recreational weed markets in America. 

Facebook Lawyer: That Emotion-Manipulation Study Was About Customer Service

Facebook Lawyer: That Emotion-Manipulation Study Was About Customer Service

The research is part of the social network's drive, Monika Bickert said, to give you what it knows you want.

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