May 03, 2015 Archive May 2015

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The beautiful mind of Oliver Sacks: How his knack for storytelling helped unlock the mysteries of the brain

How to get away with calling your wife a "sex kitten" in print

What I've learned from transgender clients: Psychotherapy on the gender frontier

Robert Reich: America's economy is a nightmare of our own making

TV's white-guy industrial complex: Sunday morning's shocking lack of diversity has gotten even worse

Bernie Sanders really matters: He doesn't have to win to build a progressive movement

Baltimore's new plantations: Race, police and how little things have changed since Frederick Douglass

Ted Cruz, our ayatollah: Fight back now, or welcome to the 2016 religious right hellstorm

Esther the Wonder Pig is wondrous indeed -- but so are all pigs

SNL brilliantly mocks Marvel's sexism with trailer for "Black Widow: Age of Me"

Diet fads are destroying us: Paleo, gluten-free and the lies we tell ourselves

"I only beat up black guys": SNL's Detective Blazer is everything that is wrong with America's cops

You're underestimating your plants: The strange and surprising world of intelligent flora

Woody Allen's romanticized rain (and Hemingway, and Toni Morrison and James Joyce)

How Rupert Murdoch built up to Fox News: "It clearly isn't a free media"

"We need to talk about this as terrorism": The war against abortion providers

"The Sopranos" haunts us still: Why we can't let go of the show's final scene

The Amazon is trying to save us: Why deforestation may spell our demise

Marijuana is my business: My wild adventures in the legal pot trade

The free market is destroying my school