2024-05-21 1:45 PM

Paul Krugman: Why Is America Feeling So Bleak?

The Survey Research Center of the University of Michigan has been tracking American economic perceptions since the 1950s. On Friday the center released its latest estimate of the consumer sentiment index — and it was a stunner. Americans are more pessimistic about their situation than they have been for more than a quarter century.

Anything But Straight: The New Happy Left

I went to my first Creating Change conference in Detroit last week – where the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force brought together nearly 2,000 GLBT activists from across the nation. While I was looking forward to catching up with friends, I was not sure what to expect. My past experience with left-leaning gatherings was […]

Bald and Beautiful

Women spend endless amounts of time, energy and money on transforming their hair into glorious coifs and for many women it is a source of confidence and beauty. However, a growing number of women afflicted with cancer have found that same confidence and beauty by shaving it off.

Our Man In Arlington

Last weekend brought the 14th Annual Kennedy-King Dinner sponsored by the Eighth Congressional District Democratic Committee. Some five hundred staunch Democrats filled the ballroom at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center to enjoy an excellent crab cake dinner and, most important, to see and be seen.