Spite is good. Spite works.

The “Iliad” may be a giant of Western lit­er­a­ture, yet its plot hinges on a human impulse nor­mally thought petty: spite. Achilles holds a fes­tering grudge against Agamemnon (“He cheated me, … read more »

In writing off the unemployed

Third, in a weak job market long-​​​​term unem­ploy­ment tends to be self-​​​​perpetuating, because employers in effect dis­crim­i­nate against the job­less. Many people have sus­pected that this was the case, and … read more »

Writing Off the Unemployed

Third, in a weak job market long-​​​​term unem­ploy­ment tends to be self-​​​​perpetuating, because employers in effect dis­crim­i­nate against the job­less. Many people have sus­pected that this was the case, and … read more »

Wikipedia vs. the Small Screen

Some Internet spe­cial­ists argue that Wikipedia should adjust to a mobile world by har­nessing “micro-​​​​contributions” like those on Twitter and Face­book. For example, they sug­gest cre­ating a “like” button sim­ilar … read more »

Wikipedia vs. the small screen

Some Internet spe­cial­ists argue that Wikipedia should adjust to a mobile world by har­nessing “micro-​​​​contributions” like those on Twitter and Face­book. For example, they sug­gest cre­ating a “like” button sim­ilar … read more »

Stepping Up to Stop Sexual Assault

Many col­leges have also responded by devel­oping vio­lence pre­ven­tion cam­paigns around the bystander inter­ven­tion model. North­eastern Uni­ver­sity’s Center for the Study of Sport in Society, which pio­neered bystander training 20 years … read more »