Stan Tracey (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Rick Laird (bass) Jackie Dougan (drums) Television broadcast, “Tempo”, ABC TV, London, England, May 7, 1965 … Read more
Their trauma is especially clear in Michigan, the host state of the second round of primary debates.
DETROIT—Marianne Williamson is an unusual presence in the presidential race: her inscrutable accent, her talk of a “false god” and the political power of love, and her ability to translate her career in self-help into enough support to make the debates twice over.… Read more
By Ivan Eland | USA TODAY Opinion
President Donald Trump has recently received from his Afghanistan negotiator, Zalmay Khalilzad, a nearly completed agreement with the Taliban to end the U.S. war in there. The war will soon have lasted 18 years and is already the longest in American history.… Read more
“Wealth work” is one of America’s fastest-growing industries. That’s not entirely a good thing.
In an age of persistently high inequality, work in high-cost metros catering to the whims of the wealthy—grooming them, stretching them, feeding them, driving them—has become one of the fastest-growing industries.… Read more
Meritocracy prizes achievement above all else, making everyone—even the rich—miserable. Maybe there’s a way out.
In the summer of 1987, I graduated from a public high school in Austin, Texas, and headed northeast to attend Yale.… Read more
Can straight men and women really be best friends? Their partners are wondering, too.
In 1989, When Harry Met Sally posed a question that other pop-cultural entities have been trying to answer ever since: Can straight men and women really be close friends without their partnership turning into something else?… Read more