How big money is overwhelming judicial elections and corroding our confidence in the courts
Impassioned orator, eloquent statesman, esteemed writer—but who was Edmund Burke the man?
A new way to deal with disturbing voices offers hope for those with other forms of psychosis
After umpteen years of living in America, an English writer gives thanks for its salient pleasures
Confessions of a novice writer at the New York Post
When a quirky old man who lived on the Cape died, I thought I didn’t care
Hurricane Florence has dropped more than 30 inches of rain in parts of North Carolina and left hundreds of people stranded by floods. In an interview with environmental reporter Elizabeth Rush, Smarty Pants host Stephanie Bastek asks what the future looks like for America’s coastal residents, especially as climate change contributes to rising sea levels and worsening storm seasons. “The options for the people and animals in these places is stark: retreat or die,” Bastek notes. “Those are the options we generally associate with far-off islands, like Fuji or Kiribati. But dramatic, life-changing climate change is happening right now in our own backyard.”
Not exactly Yeats, but noteworthy nonetheless