In the recent opinion article “Paying the price for breakdown of the country's bourgeois culture,” published in the Philadelphia Inquirer, law professors Amy Wax and Larry Alexander lament the loss of the “bourgeois cultural hegemony” of the 1950s.
The gunman charged in the mass shooting at a Florida high school used an AR-15 model rifle, a popular firearm that can be easily customized and fitted with lots of accessories, earning them the nickname “Barbies for men.”
A professor marginalized for her politically incorrect views asks if it’s still possible to have substantive arguments about divisive issues.
Gary RosenUPenn law professor Amy Wax on her own awful experience as a campus dissenter: ‘Hurling labels doesn’t enlighten, inform, edify or educate.' wsj.com/articles/what-… via @WSJ
Gary RosenAfter writing a controversial op-ed, UPenn law professor Amy Wax found that her colleagues were eager to banish her but not to discuss the issues. It's time to bring back civil debate, she writes, especially where we most disagree.
Billionaire investor Peter Thiel is relocating his home and personal investment firms to Los Angeles from San Francisco and scaling back his involvement in the tech industry, people familiar with his thinking said, marking a rupture between Silicon...
Gary Rosen“Silicon Valley is a one-party state,” Mr. Thiel said last month at a debate about tech and politics at Stanford University. “That’s when you get in trouble politically in our society, when you’re all in one side.” wsj.com/articles/tech-… via @WSJ
Gary RosenTruly advanced, information-based civilizations might choose to expand inward, to achieve speed and integration.... If that’s the case, the answer to Fermi’s “Where are they?” is: Out there, but inconspicuous. wsj.com/articles/intel… via @WSJ
Maame Biney, who came to the United States from Ghana as a child, is the first African-American woman to qualify for a U.S. Olympic speedskating team. And she promises to be one of the most improbable and unforgettable members of Team USA.
Israeli police recommended charging Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with bribery, fraud and breach of trust in a move that could lead to a formal indictment and is likely to further dent the leader’s popularity and threaten his ruling coalition.