November 2012 Archive

Hot Air Capitalism

By Costas Panayotakis: In a column published in the November 1, 2012 edition of The New York Times Nicholas Kristof describes Hurricane Sandy as a wake-up call that underlines the urgency of dealing with climate change.

On Zombies and Assisted Suicide

By Eli Zaretsky: Two powerful op-ed pieces in yesterday's New York Times help me to clarify my disquiet with the Obama presidency.

Impressive Integrity From Two New York Times Writers Over BBC Scandal

By Glenn Greenwald: Over the past month, two New York Times columnists have displayed brave and extraordinary journalistic integrity that deserves commendation. Both instances pertain to the still-growing scandal that BBC senior executives suppressed the media outlet's own investigation into the alleged serial pedophilia of Jimmy Savile...

NYT Public Editor: Silver Bet ‘bad idea’

By Mackenzie Weinger: The New York Times’ public editor Margaret Sullivan says Nate Silver’s offer to bet on the winner of the presidential election was a ...