Yes Means Yes Culture of Consent Catches On

Lad culture of conquest targeted by new Oxbridge sexual consent workshops.

I’m Not the Only One Who Sucks?

Just what sort of company does misery love, anyway?

Is The World Running Out Of Water?

Running out of water: The looming crisis and solutions to conserve our most precious resource.

Don Lemon, Oscar Grant, Marc Lamont Hill and Henry Louis Gates

Tim Brown looks at the profiling that happens even to black men who are well-educated, well-respected and well-known, and thus respectfully disagrees with Don Lemon’s recent talking points.

No One Deserves for This to Be Their Normal

There are people in this world who must forge ahead, who must go to work and go to the market and go to cafes not knowing if or when a bomb will go off.

Music for Boys

Why Fiona Apple’s music mattered to Vincent Scarpa, even when he thought it wasn’t supposed to.

Teach Your Parents Well

Mark Sherman always thought he had been a great dad, until his son had the courage to enlighten him, and to give him a second chance.

Yellowface in CLOUD ATLAS

Yellowface in the new Cloud Atlas movie? Hollywood is getting out of control, forgetting the reality of racism in its mixed-up pursuit of ambition. Shame on the movie business. Last night, I found out that the new Cloud Atlas movie will be sporting several actors in yellowface–that is, white actors made up to look Asian. You can […]

GMP Contributors Reading in Boston on September 16

On Friday, Jeremy Adam Smith, Steve Almond, and Tomas Moniz will be reading in Cambridge.

Study of the Day: Cure for the Common Cold

Scientists in Cambridge, England have made a major breakthrough on the path to discovering a cure for the common cold. It’s a little confusing, but we’ll try to break it down.

Steve Almond Dissects Toto

“Africa” is one of music fans’ guiltiest pleasures. Rock critic Steve Almond courageously breaks it down.