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Binge Drinking

Why Colleges Haven’t Stopped Binge Drinking by Beth McMurtrie. Despite decades of research, hundreds of campus task forces, and millions invested in bold experiments, college drinking remains as much of a problem as ever. More than 1,800 students die every […]

Prophet

Abraham Lincoln: American Prophet by James Piereson. How Lincoln dealt with the press and the founders’ legacy. More.

Firestarter

The Firestarter of Berlin by Sumi Somaskanda. Meet Imam Kamouss, the handsome, popular, self-proclaimed moderate Muslim preacher who has become the face of intolerance and terror across Germany. More at FP.

Media

What the Media Gets Wrong About Israel by Matti Friedman. During the Gaza war this summer, it became clear that one of the most important aspects of the media-saturated conflict between Jews and Arabs is also the least covered: the […]

Twist

New Twist Found in the Story of Life’s Start by Emily Singer. All life on Earth is made of molecules that twist in the same direction. New research reveals that this may not always have been so. More.

Evolution

Salon provides an excerpt from Evolution of a Messiah: The Story behind Christianity’s Founding Trauma by David M. Carr.