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Jul 24, 2014

Baseball Insider: New Bomber McCarthy refreshing on gay issue

People of New York, wake from your baseball slumber. After months of blandness in the Bronx and Queens, an interesting person has arrived, one who is unafraid to discuss social issues -- including the third-rail stuff raised by Tony Dungy, Michael Sa...

Jul 24, 2014

Conservatives Write an Assertive New Script to Fight Abortion

Social conservatives are moving to put abortion at the center of the midterm elections, despite warnings from other Republicans to tread lightly on social issues...

Jul 24, 2014

Conservatives Write an Assertive New Script to Fight Abortion

Social conservatives are moving to put abortion at the center of the midterm elections, despite warnings from other Republicans to tread lightly on social issues...

Jul 17, 2014

Slowly, the 'Nokia' brand heads for the door

Microsoft isn't just gutting Nokia with 12,500 layoffs ; it's also taking steps to phase out the Nokia brand name. As Windows Phone Central points out , a recent update to Nokia's Treasure Tag app removes all mentions of Nokia, except in links to sup...

Jul 10, 2014

LULAC convention offering free concert, too, featuring Tito Nieves, Malo

This week's LULAC convention isn't only about social issues. As part of the Latino organization's first conference in New York City, LULAC - the League of United Latin American Citizens - will present a free concert on Saturday, July 12, featuring tw...

Jul 10, 2014

LULAC convention offering free concert, too, featuring Tito Nieves, Malo

This week's LULAC convention isn't only about social issues. As part of the Latino organization's first conference in New York City, LULAC - the League of United Latin American Citizens - will present a free concert on Saturday, July 12, featuring tw...

Jul 09, 2014

Albert Oehlen's abstractions raise thorny questions at Gagosian

Albert Oehlen’s paintings start with skepticism. Doubt runs deep in the German’s abstractions, which take nothing for granted and raise thorny questions about such intimate subjects as Oehlen’s own abilities and legitimacy as an artist as well as suc...

Jul 09, 2014

Albert Oehlen's abstractions raise thorny questions at Gagosian

Albert Oehlen’s paintings start with skepticism. Doubt runs deep in the German’s abstractions, which take nothing for granted and raise thorny questions about such intimate subjects as Oehlen’s own abilities and legitimacy as an artist as well as suc...

Jul 07, 2014

World Cup 2014: Controversies Highlight Players’ Use of Social Media

This year’s tournament is notable for a widespread use of social media by athletes eager to issue confessions, explanations and interpretations after controversial incidents...

Jul 07, 2014

Participant Index Seeks to Determine Why One Film Spurs Activism, While Others Falter

A nonprofit, two foundations and a university want to know what motivates people to support an issue on social media after they see issue-oriented movies, TV shows or online video...
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