Sunday, April 27, 2014

The Illusion of Democracy?

Of the people, by the people, for the people? Researchers at Northwestern and Princeton question the impact -- and even the existence -- of populism as a force in modern U.S. politics.


Sunday, April 20, 2014

Getting the Words Out

A Bay-Area youth program is reaching out to the Web to help distribute copies of a writing journal to residents in juvenile halls all across the United States. 

Photograph courtesy of San Francisco WritersCorps

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Sunday, April 6, 2014

Fans and a Fallen Icon

Seven years after one of pro wrestling’s grimmest tragedies, a researcher in the U.K. is asking fans how they remember Chris Benoit, and what they believe WWE should do to manage his troubling legacy.

Chris Benoit, seen here performing at Baghdad International Airport in 2003. Less than four years later, Benoit would kill his wife and youngest son, then himself, in a tragedy that still resonates with pro wrestling fans all around the world.