2013 Opinion

Other countries could learn from stronger US laws and implementation


01.09.2014
Erasing the Politics of Consent
12.26.2013
India, Take a Look in the Mirror
12.26.2013
On Mothers, Mothering and Mass Incarceration
12.26.2013
As One Window Closes in Chicago, Another One Opens
12.20.2013
Paying More Attention to the Public
12.17.2013
User-Generated Content: Don't Believe the Hype
12.16.2013
We Can't Arrest Our Way to Safer Schools
12.12.2013
The Leadership Lessons of Nelson Mandela
12.11.2013
A Tale of Two Chicagos
12.11.2013
Are Prisons Bleeding Us Dry?
12.11.2013
The Latest Health Issue for the Elderly: 'Observation Purgatory' in Hospitals
12.10.2013
The Path Toward Reconciliation and Justice on the Long Walk to Freedom
12.09.2013
How to Measure the Value of a MOOC
12.09.2013
Speed is Online Retail's New Frontier
12.06.2013
Brave New World For Professional Schools
11.26.2013
Rise of the Conservative Latinos
11.25.2013
UN Measure to Fight Bribery a Work In Process
11.25.2013
The War No Image Could Capture
11.25.2013
What's Really on Trial in the Arctic: The Future?
11.21.2013
Thousands of People Sign Up for Online Classes They Never End Up Taking
11.21.2013
For Breast Cancer, Aggressive Treatment Does Not Mean Better Treatment
11.20.2013
Unnecessary Roughing
11.19.2013
International Law and Chemical Weapons
11.15.2013
Hospitals Need to Teach Women to Breastfeed
11.12.2013
The Biggest Mistake in the Healthcare Site?
11.11.2013
The 50 Greatest Breakthroughs Since the Wheel
11.06.2013
An Occasionally Informed Public Misses Too Much
10.29.2013
Use Research, Not Wishful Thinking, to Limit Expenses
10.28.2013
'Cost-Effective' College Plan Could Chill Innovation
10.28.2013
Weeding Book Collection a Difficult Process
10.17.2013
The Prevention Trap
10.17.2013
Massive Open Online Courses
10.14.2013
What Would Milton Friedman Think of Food Stamps?
10.14.2013
A Junk News Diet
10.11.2013
Gay Marriage Bill Preserves Religious Freedom
10.10.2013
At Least We Get to the Stars
10.07.2013
At Homecomings and Reunions, Life Marches By
10.07.2013
The Elkhart Four
10.07.2013
Government Already Has Tools Available
10.01.2013
GOP’s Most Shameful Shutdown Moment
10.01.2013
Politics and Sports Don't Mix
09.27.2013
Don’t Call Retreat in the War on Hunger
09.20.2013
Ted Cruz’s Origins Continue to Haunt Him
09.17.2013
Intervening Against Assad
09.11.2013
The Next Step for End-of-Life Care
09.11.2013
Clearing the Darkening Cloud of Mistrust Around Journalists
09.11.2013
Doctors and Teachers Deserve More Confidentiality Than Journalists?
09.09.2013
The Great Stagnation of American Education
09.03.2013
'There Is No Time for Hesitation'
08.27.2013
Saving Syria
08.27.2013
Muslims Are Heroes Too
08.26.2013
Ted Cruz's Ironic Birther Predicament
08.23.2013
The Right Reasons to Pick a College
08.22.2013
Want to Publish a Book?
08.19.2013
Is Big Data an Economic Big Dud?
08.15.2013
Clearing the Darkening Cloud of Mistrust Around Journalists
08.13.2013
Invoking God in America
08.12.2013
Why Baseball Still Needs Steroids
07.31.2013
Free Speech is Not Only About Common Good
07.25.2013
Meditations During Egypt's Revolution
07.08.2013
Can Mansour, Military Improve Lives of Egyptians?
07.03.2013
Amid Fears of Bloodshed, Another Egyptian Revolution?
06.27.2013
On Law, Science and Whales
06.26.2013
The Supreme Court’s Naïve Reasoning for Gutting the Voting Rights Act
06.26.2013
The Supreme Court's Critical Call on Prostitution and HIV
06.26.2013
Blackmail or Corruption? Catholics Respond to the Vatican's 'Gay Lobby'
06.26.2013
What's Wrong With Promoting Religious Freedom?
06.19.2013
The Rich and Famous are Not Immune to Domestic Abuse
06.19.2013
On Father's Day, Let's Not Damn Children Without Fathers
06.19.2013
I Love Lois
06.19.2013
Facebook is Not the Government - Here's the Difference
06.13.2013
New ID Rules Would Threaten Citizens' Rights
06.13.2013
The Patient Explanatory Mode
06.13.2013
The Dangerous Illusion of an Alawite Regime
06.13.2013
Affirmative Action and Breaking the 'Bamboo Ceiling' for Asian Americans
06.06.2013
Latino High School Grads Entering College at Record Rate
06.04.2013
When Children are Better Off Fatherless
06.03.2013
America has to Tackle its Suicide Problem
05.30.2013
Abortion in the U.S.: Agreeing to Agree
05.29.2013
Moving Forward in the Wake of School Closings
05.28.2013
There’s Such a Thing as ‘Too Clean’
05.23.2013
Rate of Return at Record Levels for a College Degree
05.20.2013
Professionals Need the Same Standards as Amateurs
05.18.2013
How Latin Culture Got More Gay
05.16.2013
Can I Bring My Kids? I Asked
05.16.2013
Can I Bring My Kids? I Never Asked
05.14.2013
Is Brazil Preparing for World Cup and Olympics at the Expense of its People?
05.14.2013
Scary Mommies are No Joke
05.13.2013
When Helping Kids Hurts
05.10.2013
The Lesson From Boston
05.10.2013
'Stay at Home and Care For Elders Day'
05.10.2013
Editing Roger Ebert
05.10.2013
Why Does Chicago Care About New York Times' Dope-slap?
05.07.2013
We Didn't Sign at the Office
05.02.2013
GOP Needs a Hispanic Takeover
04.30.2013
Chinese Threat to Afghan Buddhas
04.17.2013
What is Terrorism?
04.05.2013
Don't Let the Dream of Open Access Journals Die
04.05.2013
Cancer Study Surveyed the Wrong People
04.05.2013
Violence Against Women Act and the U.S. Catholic Bishops
04.05.2013
Skateboarding Is Still a Crime, But the Sport Is Admirable
04.05.2013
The Power of the Prenup
04.05.2013
Americans Aren’t Naive
04.05.2013
Latino Voices Missing in U.S. Media: It's Time to Weigh In
04.05.2013
Pope Francis: A Jesuit Self in the World
04.05.2013
Higher Ed Has Nothing to Fear From High Tech
04.05.2013
Getting Rid of the Food Allergy Fear Factor
03.15.2013
No More Working at Home: Is it the End of the Smart Mom?
03.15.2013
The Case for Saving Head Start
03.15.2013
Choker or Champion?
03.15.2013
109 Ways to Celebrate Math Lessons From Dr. Seuss
03.13.2013
What's Really Making Americans Sick?
03.13.2013
Proposals to Ban Purchase of Sugary Drink With Food Stamps Won't Work
03.12.2013
Four Daily Habits of Game-changing Social Innovators
03.06.2013
Young, Black and Nominated: Enough?
03.06.2013
Why the Gap of Women in Media is Critical to the Planet
03.06.2013
Fallout from Olympic Wrestling Takedown – a Mother's Protest
03.06.2013
How the 100-Year Old Income Tax Unleashed the Modern U.S. Economy
03.06.2013
Inequities in Life and Death
03.04.2013
Fact and Fiction About Getting a College Education
02.25.2013
The Price of Public Violence
02.14.2013
Know Your Heart and Your Pacemaker Now and Forever
02.13.2013
Why Catholics Should Support Marriage Equality
02.13.2013
What Kind of Pope do Roman Catholics Need?
02.12.2013
College Presidents: Bruised, Battered and Loving It
02.07.2013
Black History Month Matters
02.01.2013
To Honor Aaron Swartz, Let Knowledge Go Free
01.30.2013
Muslims Need Not Apply
01.28.2013
Make Law Schools Earn a Third Year
01.24.2013
Muslims Need Not Apply
01.19.2013
The Danger of Making Science Political
01.17.2013
Obama Should Strengthen Rules on Child Farm Labor
01.16.2013
Obama Should Name Child Policy Czar
01.16.2013
Politics and the Pulpit
01.04.2013
Cheating for Dummies: You Will Be Caught
01.04.2013
When Fighting Cancer Isn't Worth It
01.04.2013
Considering the Crowdfunding Rage
01.04.2013
The 'Real' Election Day
01.03.2013
Before the Vote
01.03.2013
Practicing Bad Medicine
01.03.2013
In Defense of Science
01.03.2013
Culture Stigmatizing Mental Illness Must Change
01.03.2013
Don't Be Afraid to Save a Life
01.03.2013
Culture Stigmatizing Mental Illness Must Change
01.03.2013
How to Make Crowdsourcing Disaster Relief Better
01.03.2013
TV is All in the Family
01.03.2013
Advance Care Planning Affects the Smallest and Biggest Decisions