By Wendy Chapkis, author of Dying to Get High: Marijuana as Medicine Last Saturday, I spoke at a terrific medical cannabis conference at the University of Southern Maine. 250 or so people — elected officials,
WSOC-TV in Charlotte, NC, offers a test from Bryan Robinson, author of Chained to the Desk (Second Edition): A Guidebook for Workaholics, Their Partners and Children, and the Clinicians Who Treat Them. I prefer to
That’s the news from the American Human Development Project as reported by the Wall Street Journal. NYU Press will be publishing the 2010-2011 version of AHDP’s report, Measure of America, in the fall. Asian Americans
Marcelo M. Suárez-Orozco, co-editor of the forthcoming Educating the Whole Child for the Whole World (NYU Press, Fall 2010), has been right in the middle of the immigration debate. Last week he appeared on Minnesota
Jonathan Hafetz, co-editor of The Guantanamo Lawyers, explains at the Huffington Post: The recent attacks on lawyers who have worked on behalf of Guantánamo detainees have employed the tactic of the “Big Lie”—that is, a
The Boston Globe takes a look at the comedy sprouting from Scott Brown’s improbably election to the Senate last month. In doing so, they consult the editors of our book, Satire TV. Jonathan Gray, coauthor
An article about the Modern Languages Association’s annual meeting by Cary Nelson, president of the American Association of University Professors. His new book, No University Is an Island: Saving Academic Freedom, has just been published.