New York Times Tag

The Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life has charted the income data of various religions in the USA, showing which religious traditions tend to be more affluent and which tend to be poorer (see the writeup in the NYT here). [caption id="attachment_2474" align="aligncenter" width="480" caption="Various...

Thomas Friedman has managed to publish a good op-ed in the NYTimes, one in which he looks at America's shrinking status as a superpower and persistent educational failings (building off two other recent pieces, this one by Michael Hirsh and this one by Robert Samuelson)...

Stanley Fish has penned one of the best op-eds I've read in some time, responding to critics of his last op-ed on religion. Fish eloquently and gracefully explains that everything—including science—is founded on the foundation of faith. We cannot reason or observe anything in a...