Monday, June 27, 2022


Bernie Sanders Has a Fan in the James Bond Actor Daniel Craig

Hillary Rodham Clinton has been busy rounding up Democratic endorsements, but her chief rival, Senator Bernie Sanders, can now boast a powerful supporter of his own: James Bond.

Daily Kos Founder Considering Run For Congress

Representative Barbara Lee of California may not wind up as our woman in Havana, but when she does leave Congress, there may be a nationally known liberal waiting to run for her seat: Markos Moulitsas.

First Draft Focus: The Week in Political Pictures

Arts Beat

Collegiate Turn for Philharmonic’s Brass

As part of the New York Philharmonic’s October residency at the University of Michigan, members of the brass section will join the Michigan Marching Band during halftime of the homecoming game against Northwestern.

Popcast: ASAP Yams and Kim Fowley, Departed Tastemakers

Jon Caramanica and Ben Ratliff discuss ASAP Yams and Kim Fowley, connectors, motivators and talent scouts with keen ears, who died last week.

Dot Earth

How ‘Warmest Ever’ Headlines and Debates Can Obscure What Matters About Climate Change

The complex calculations behind federal scientists’ conclusion that 2014 was “easily” the warmest since records began in 1880.

Where Terrorism is Normal (Nigeria) and News (France)

Where terror is normal (Nigeria) and news (France).

Tracing the Roots of Pope Francis’s Climate Plans for 2015

A closer look at Pope Francis’s planned push on climate change in 2015.


Honoring Orson Welles in Wisconsin

Kenosha, Wis., the hometown of Orson Welles, will observe the centennial of his birth in May with a month of events, including live performances and screenings.

See Baja on a Ship With a Past

AdventureSmith Explorations is offering a Baja Peninsula cruise on a ship that launched in 1924.


Davos 2015: The Power Set’s Ready-to-Wear Show in the Snow

The scarf — the silky, sophisticated European-style drape — takes the fashion spotlight at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum.

A Week After Frida Giannini’s Departure, Gucci Shows a Brand-New Men’s Collection

Changes at the fashion house included the styles, the models and even the show’s seating plan.

Roberto Cavalli Joins the ‘Italian Fashion Brands for Sale’ Trend

The fashion house said it had entered into exclusive talks with private equity firm Clessidra SGR with the aim that the firm take a majority stake in the luxury brand.


Teaching ‘Mockingbird,’ ‘Watchman’ and Harper Lee With The New York Times

Does “Watchman” change how you’ll teach “Mockingbird”? Here are six ideas for teaching “Mockingbird” today, as well as many resources for connecting Harper Lee and her work to the world around us.

Student Contest Winners | The 2014 Year in Rap

Announcing six winners and six runners-up in our December 2014 contest. Thank you teachers and students!