Time for a sexual counterrevolution

by Laura Hollis -- The headlines and national discussion about campus sexual assaults continue unabated. Earlier this week, the Chronicle of Higher Education published yet another story under the headline, "Should colleges more…

Pols and reporters: Lying with impunity

by Laura Hollis -- There is a disturbing pattern to recent events in the news. On April 5, Columbia University's School of Journalism released its damning report on the Rolling Stone article more…

The right to mind your own business

by Laura Hollis -- My, how insecure we have become, notwithstanding all our liberty and diversity. Indiana passed a version of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, and the righteous indignation industry is more…

Whites as a 'majority-minority': Don't panic!

by Laura Hollis -- The U.S. Census released a report this month, innocuously titled, "Projections of the Size and Composition of the U.S. Population: 2014 - 2060." Although the report looks at more…

'Intellectual' now divorced from 'wisdom'

by Laura Hollis -- William Baude, assistant professor of law at the University of Chicago, wrote a New York Times op-ed this week, in which he suggested that President Obama can "bypass" more…

Aren't Democratic voters fed up yet?

by Laura Hollis -- Maureen Dowd's and Frank Bruni's recent columns in the New York Times, as well as Hillary Clinton's autocratic "Emailgate" press conference on Tuesday, have me wondering: For all more…

Does President Obama understand religion?

by Laura Hollis -- Former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani's recent comments about President Obama not loving America has set off a week of apoplectic press pronouncements and "gotcha" interviews with GOP candidates more…

Today's anxious intellectuals: Irrelevant

by Laura Hollis -- Last week, Mark Greif, an assistant professor of Literary Studies at the New School, published a long essay in the Chronicle Review titled "What's wrong with public intellectuals?" more…

Why regulating the Net will be disastrous

by Laura Hollis -- Here we go again. We've witnessed it in financial markets. Then in health care. Now it's "net neutrality." Last week, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler announced the Commission's proposed more…