Let's Charge Politicians for Wasting Our Time
Bloomberg View, June 03, 2014Political robocalls are intrusive and annoying. Here’s a better idea: You should be able to set a charge for calling you.
The War Between 'Authors' and Writers
Bloomberg View, June 01, 2014The Authors Guild has for years actively undermined writers' interests while claiming in federal court to speak in our name. Here's why I joined the upstart Authors Alliance, even though I write for money.
What Does This Mean? “If Russia Gets Gay With Us She’ll Have Some Pretty Muscular Soldiers to Meet”
Slate, May 29, 2014What a 1903 advertisement for kids’ underwear teaches about history, language, and U.S.-Russia relations.
Ralph Lauren's Fading Fantasy
Bloomberg View, May 16, 2014What does a brand built on glamour do when its audience's longings and the images that might embody them change?
Why It's So Hard to Get a Job
Bloomberg View, May 14, 2014Two new indices look at hiring patterns: How hard is it to fill a job vacancy? How long does it take, and how hard must employers work, to attract a new employee?
Mom Doesn't Want You to Be Thoughtful
Bloomberg View, May 07, 2014When selecting a gift for Mother’s Day, or any other occasion, don’t try to be “thoughtful.” Choose the gift the recipient will like best. Don’t confuse what you know with what she feels.
Latest Sterling Outrage Victim? Kidneys
Bloomberg View, April 30, 2014Donald Sterling’s racist comments have now cost researchers precious funding in the fight against a racially biased disease.
Why Toyota Moved to Texas
Bloomberg View, April 29, 2014Contrary to the image promulgated by both critics and boosters, Texas is not an alien planet populated by barbarians with big hair.
Are You a Woman? Dove Thinks You're Stupid
Bloomberg View, April 24, 2014The Dove Campaign for Real Beauty has finally overreached.
How Much Free Speech Will Your Child Have at College?
Bloomberg View, April 22, 2014Four important questions to ask on those campus tours.