A campaign to help sick people in need of unaffordable medicines is clashing with forces in the global pharmaceutical industry.
With NAFTA as an ugly precedent, the proposed trade pact is generating serious opposition from a number of social and economic sources.
Studies on the effects of childcare on the young are colored by researchers' views about educated women who go to work.
The death penalty needs to be thought through by liberals, and its acceptance or rejection cannot be á la carte.
The war was years ago, but that does not excuse misrepresenting one's participation in it.
The departure of Tavis Smiley leaves a hole in the programming calendar of BET, but that's only part of the problem.
He's an archconservative who thinks big and knows how to get things done.
The former FCC chairman says he's bitter about the effective dismantling of his low-power radio plan. Under his successor, such an idea won't even get raised.
B. Ruby Rich reviews the films Amores Perros and Spy Kids.
Debra Cash visits the Museum of Modern Art's "Workspheres" exhibition.