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
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
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
When it comes to addressing the U.S. debt crisis, there seem to be two parallel universes, operating just a few blocks away from each other in Washington. Continue reading
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.