It would be cruel to take too much pleasure in the rightblogger reactions to last Tuesday's events. Lest we forget, Democrats too have been known to lose faith in their fellow Americans when a big election doesn't go their way.
So let us, after a brief review of their wrathful ejaculations, focus o ... More >>
Today, I am suing New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
Last year, Bloomberg baffled New Yorkers when he appointed publishing executive Cathie Black to be the city's next schools chancellor. Black was an unpopular choice, and for months, responses to her appointment ran the gamut of ridicul ... More >>
The power of a dog in shoes! (Not Monty)Yale Law, maybe one of the most stress-filled of places in an already far too stress-filled world, is introducing a pilot program that will offer a "therapy dog" named Monty for checkout from the library, where many students flock to be stressed. The Ne ... More >>
Amy Chua, Yale Law professor and author of Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, lit up the internet over the weekend with a Wall Street Journal excerpt of her new book headlined, "Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior." Her reasoning had something to do with playing the piano or violin. The above video takes ... More >>
Are Chinese mothers superior to Western mothers? Yes, says Amy Chua, a Yale Law professor writing this weekend in the Wall Street Journal; their strict discipline and refusal to acknowledge their kid's desires and individuality inevitably result in high-performing academic star-children, if w ... More >>
Pretend you're Reshma Saujani, 34, dazzling, born to an Indian family expelled from Uganda by Idi Amin, a Harvard and Yale Law School grad who returned to Africa to help build Nelson Mandela's post-apartheid government.
It's late 2009 and everything you've done in your professional life since its i ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives.
December 26, 1968, Vol. XIV, No. 11
by Nat Hentoff
This will be my last weekly column in The Voice...
As for why I'm discontinuing the weekly review of the press -- which was an advocacy column, often pamphleteering, I sup ... More >>