• December 15, 2011    

    Some remarkable things have been happening to the institution of marriage in the United States — and far fewer people are jumping into it. Among young people aged 18 to 24, only 9 percent were married in 2010, plummeting from … Continue reading

  • October 27, 2011    

    For the past 21 years, I’ve been privileged to be part of an amazing organization called the International Women’s Media Foundation. A group of women reporters and I came together to get it off the ground in 1990. With democracy … Continue reading

  • October 19, 2011    

    As entertainment goes, Tuesday night’s GOP presidential debate in Las Vegas gave the casinos a run for their money. We heard former Godfather’s Pizza executive Herman Cain repeatedly try to deflect attacks on his 9-9-9 tax plan by saying his … Continue reading

  • October 5, 2011    

    Fair or not, I keep comparing this week’s protests on Wall Street and against corporate interests across the country with the tea party movement that first gained national attention in late 2008 and early 2009. We watched back in the … Continue reading

  • June 30, 2010   BY  

    A new documentary film about the life and death of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto — the first woman head of an Islamic country who was assassinated in 2007 — may attract as much interest for its political content as for its artistic or journalistic value; her husband Asif Ali Zardari is now the president of Pakistan, elected after her death.
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