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What a Missing Jet Means to a World Where People Rarely Get Lost

Stuff just doesn’t get lost the way it used to. In the old days, which is to say fewer than ten years ago, you might take a wrong turn out of the rental-car lot at a … [Read More...]

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Orders of Grief: Newtown, One Year Later

For weeks, nobody slept. On the first night after the shootings in December, Raul Arguello lay awake in his bed in Sandy Hook, Connecticut, listening to the sirens … [More...]

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Ethical Parenting: Is There Such a Thing?

Imagine this ­scenario: It’s a Tuesday evening and you’re just home from work, still panting from the subway ride, when you determine without doubt that your … [More...]

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Gray Pride: Natural and Incontrovertibly Feminine

"I want to tell you something, and it’s going to make you mad.” It was my mother on the line. Moments before, I had been cheerfully ensconced in my sunny cubicle at … [More...]

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New York Mag Cover Story: Mariano Riveria – Pitching God

On the mound, God is always with Mariano Rivera, in victory and defeat. But baseball is a boys’ game, not a calling. And now, as he prepares to hang up his cleats, … [More...]

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What a Missing Jet Means to a World Where People Rarely Get Lost

Stuff just doesn’t get lost the way it used to. In the old days, which is to say fewer than ten years ago, you might take a wrong turn out of the rental-car lot at a large metropolitan airport and find yourself driving for hours around a sketchy part of town, … [Read More...]

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Nightline’s Juju Chang interview’s Lisa on Stay-At-Home Dads

Imagine this -- men stay at home doing the house work while we women go to work. Forget the backlash over stay at home moms. Now it's stay at home dads under fire. See more US News from ABC|World News … [Read More...]

Tiger Mom Strives to Shock a Second Time, Fails

A reader of Amy Chua’s previous book, The Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother – that parenting guide-slash-high-pitched confessional-slash-assertion of racial superiority — might wonder, as I did, about the following: Where was Chua’s husband, the father of their … [Read More...]

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Lisa on NPR: Remembering Newtown

NPR "On Point" host Tom Ashbrook features Lisa on a panel discussion to discuss the lessons of Newtown. Stream the show from the WBUR.org website: Other panel members: Rev. Josh Pawelek, minister of the Unitarian Universality Society East in … [Read More...]

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The Uncomfortable New Lessons of the Sandy Hook Elementary Massacre

Opinion in the absence of information is a specialty of our times. So when Adam Lanza committed that most inexplicable of crimes, opening fire in Sandy Hook Elementary school last year murdering twenty children and six adults (and, ultimately, killing … [Read More...]