Charles Blow

09/25/2014 - 10:56am

    The sordid Ray Rice scandal has opened a much-needed dialogue about domestic violence.

    In February, Rice and Janay Palmer, then his fiancée and now his wife, had an altercation at an Atlantic City casino that left Palmer unconscious. A...

06/19/2014 - 1:07am

    For an increasing number of Americans, the tenor of politics has reached a near-religious pitch, in which people on opposing ends of the ideological scale take on theological properties: good or evil, angels or demons, here to either save our way of life or destroy it.


06/12/2014 - 3:16am

    I am both shocked and fascinated by Americans' religious literalism.

    One Gallup report issued last week found that 42 percent of Americans believe "God created humans in their present form 10,000 years ago."


06/02/2014 - 12:23am

    As I drove my son back to college last week, where he'll take a summer chemistry course, he said something that struck me: "I believe it's very important for everyone to be a feminist."

    He didn't say it for effect, to shock or provoke...

05/29/2014 - 3:01pm

    Let's assume, as we always should in the absence of evidence to the contrary, that Mark Cuban, the Dallas Mavericks owner, had good intentions when he confessed to Inc. magazine Wednesday that he was "bigoted."

    Let's assume that Cuban was indeed...

05/22/2014 - 6:11pm

    Paul Ryan and Jeb Bush, the didactic-meets-dynastic duo, spoke last week at a Manhattan Institute gathering, providing a Mayberry-like prescription for combating poverty in this country: all it takes is more friendship and traditional marriage.

    Ryan said: "The...

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