It’s time for a simple personality test: What Do You Do With Boys? Do you… – Read boys bedtime stories? – Make them a nice warm breakfast? – Provide them with quality education by giving adequate funding to public schools? – Set up the Xbox
Three years ago, I wrote: Houston area school districts have implanted RFID chips into kids’ ID tags and installed gear around schools and buses to constantly keep track of children’s locations. Get ‘em used to it while they’re young and they won’t think twice about
If you’ve been paying attention over the last few months, you know that the NSA and FBI have been engaging in massive warrantless seizure and storage of innocent people’s internet records, phone records and even postal mail habits. Crowds of people protested that surveillance activity
On average, CEOs of fast food restaurant chains make $25,000 every day. That’s more than twice what fast food workers who are given New York state’s minimum wage make in an entire year. In the same time that CEOs make $25,000, workers in their restaurants
On the first page of the new book Independents Rising, author Jacqueline Salit offers a fair warning: the book is “based on my personal experiences, rather than dictated by a single illuminating and unifying idea.” Independents Rising is not a book about ideas or even
A bill by New York State Senator Thomas O’Mara would enable the censorship of almost any anonymous writing online, including the publication of anonymous medieval poetry.
Kirsten Gillibrand is facing challenges from two liberal candidates in the 2012 U.S. Senate race in New York.
These last few days I’ve been making preparations to review a book written by a longtime leader of the Independence Party of New York. I’ve heard some funny things about the Independence Party of New York, mostly alleging some form of “cultish” behavior. I don’t
They kicked Occupy Wall Street out of Zuccotti Park. Occupy Wall Street is still in Zuccotti Park. Today, Occupy Wall Street is beginning a series of marches that will lead up to a massive May Day protest. Today’s march will go from Zuccotti Park (renamed
Brown, Esbensen and Geis’ Criminology 7th Edition expresses problems with the Uniform Crime Reports dryly: “The UCR also can be a tool for political manipulation. Police administrators sometimes rely upon these data to justify requests for additional money for personnel, equipment, and training. At other
New York same-sex marriages began this Monday, July 25, a day after local clerks in New York State started issuing same-sex marriage licenses. How did God punish New York? With weather, of course. Christian conservatives have declared over and over that God will punish societies