Froma Harrop

02/06/2016 - 9:00pm

    We are here not to discuss the complex #OscarsSoWhite controversy but to address another sore point with perhaps similar origins: the #OscarsSoGorgeous phenomenon.

    At the risk of running afoul of some ardent fan clubs, let us note that the Academy Awards...

01/04/2016 - 2:00pm

    I don't know about you, but I'd like to think that the feds have screened the other passengers sitting on my airplane. To do that, they also have to screen me. That's the deal.

    In America, any...

01/02/2016 - 4:00pm

    Puerto Rico is sinking in $73 billion of debt. Mired in a long-running depression, the U.S. territory has already cut essential services to bare bones. Puerto Rico can't fully pay its bondholders without setting off total economic collapse.

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12/27/2015 - 7:00pm

    High on most checklists for ensuring a long and healthy life is being married. Marriage is said to bestow protective health benefits, such as low blood pressure and better cholesterol numbers.

    But does...

12/26/2015 - 3:00pm

    Hardly a week goes by without some demand for an apology populating my inbox. I have never apologized for two reasons: The usual one is that I'm not sorry. The other is that calls for an apology have become an irritating tactic in American political discourse, a...

12/21/2015 - 12:00am

    Terrorism is not going away. We saw that in the closing of the Los Angeles schools after what was deemed a "credible" threat. The threat turned out to be not real, but with the country under heightened alarm, local authorities have become hyper-vigilant. That...

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