Dr. Carole Joffe revisits her classic book "Doctors of Conscience" upon accepting the 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society of Family Planning.
13 posts from October 2013
Retirement expert James W. Russell breaks down the myth of National Save for Retirement Week.
World Book Night, the science of racism, the Affordable Care Act, backpacking in Idaho, and more. Here's what we've been reading this week.
In Hunting Season, Mirta Ojito reports the true story of an immigrant's murder that turned a quaint village on the Long Island shore into ground zero in the war on immigration.
In this sequel to Fugitive Days, Bill Ayers charts his life after the Weather Underground, when he becomes the GOP’s flaunted “domestic terrorist,” a “public enemy.”
Book-browsing turkeys in Harvard Square, SCOTUS and greenhouse gas regulations, doctor empathy, and more. This is what we've been reading about online this week.
Columnist Rafia Zakaria on Malala Yousafzai's global impact, and what it means for Muslim feminism.
Here's a roundup of what we've been reading and watching online this week.
Outlaw historian Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz excoriates Columbus Day as a symbol of U.S. expansionist policy that resulted in the cultural devastation of indigenous peoples in the Americas and beyond.
National Coming Out Day reading recommendations from Beacon Press.
Philip Warburg, energy conservationist and author of HARVEST THE WIND, finds fault with Joe Nocera's pro-fracking column in the Oct 5 edition of the New York Times.
Veteran outdoors writer Michael Lanza, whose family trip to Zion National Park was canceled because of the government shutdown, examines the broader economic and human impacts of the National Parks closure.
About 10 percent of people are gay or lesbian. Homosexuals are born that way. All religions condemn homosexuality. There’s no such thing as a gay or trans child.... We’ve all heard (and repeated) statements like these before. But, are any of them actually true?