Colleges flock to offer courses for all, but questions abound
NYU is number one in student debt. But is it really worth it?
On Friday, we started a countdown that will give credit -- or blame -- to the people who have contributed most to the sad current state of Scientology. From its greatest expansion in the 1980s, the church is a shell of what it once was and is mired in countless controversies around the world. ... More >>
There's a new academic treatise on Scientology coming out this September, and it's a very welcome addition to the literature surrounding L. Ron Hubbard's odd organization. Hugh B. Urban, Ohio State University religious studies professor, has given us, in his Princeton University Press tome, ... More >>
This Scientology watcher is beside himself with joy. In the past couple of days, we've received not one but TWO new advance copies of new books on Scientology. One, an academic approach put out by the Princeton University Press, the other, a likely blockbuster by Rolling Stone contributing ... More >>
Former New York governor Eliot Spitzer recently spoke at the 92nd Street Y, and we were there to hear him talk about things! At one point he discussed potential Supreme Court nominees. And one of these nominees' names was Elena Kagan.
Bush White House snookers Clinton on morning-after pill
Facts and figures of the most expensive election campaign in U.S. history
A Columbia professor's poli-sci class is the crack in the ivory tower that lets the neighborhood in
Bush, the Clintons, and Dean at the Birth of a Culture War
Queens Maverick Tagged in Campaign Funds Scam
John MacGregor Unlocks Henry Darger's Unreal Realms
Harvard Punts a Conservative Book
34,000 Kids Trying to Catch a Break
The True Story of Psychical Research at Stanford University
The Diary of a Legendary Village Bohemian Surfaces at NYU
Dr. Randell Mills says he can change the face of physics. The Scientfic Establishment thinks he's nuts.
As the Jewish state turns 50, a group of 'new historians' is recasting its formative years
Governor Rockefeller started the war on drugs in 1973. His laws have packed prisons, cost billions, and failed to stop the drug trade. On the 25th anniversary, there's new momentum for change.