Tag Archives: Nicholas Kristof

Rigged

What do you do at the carnival when you see that the game is rigged and you won’t win that giant teddy bear for your sweetie? You walk away. All the games are rigged. You don’t play them. You just … Continue reading

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The Curious Absence of White-Hot Social Anger

A quiet Sunday evening in Hollywood, rain on the way, browsing the news and opinion sites, trying to get a sense of what seems to be going on in the world, or what people think is going on – with … Continue reading

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Things You Can’t Say

In the ongoing culture wars there has always been some disagreement about what you can say and what you really should not say – with those on the right constantly inveighing against political correctness. They don’t have much use for … Continue reading

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