Stop the Bison Hunt in Grand Canyon National Park

To make the bison look bad takes some work-intensive phrasing. If one is straining to give a bison hunt a scientific-sounding rationale, the creatures’ natural behaviors raise alarm over “the potential for increasing impacts” on park resources, “erosion potential,” “soil disturbance,” “potential

Do We Need to Shrink the Economy to Stop Climate Change?

This article is part of the Debatable newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it on Tuesdays and Thursdays. If there is a dominant paradigm for how politicians and economists today think about solving climate change, it is called green growth.

What Psychology Tells Us About Self-Awareness

One of the most unsettling findings of modern psychology is that we often don’t know why we do what we do. You can ask somebody: Why’d you choose that house? Or why’d you marry that person? Or why’d you go to graduate

Governors Shouldn’t Be the Only Ones Making Clemency Decisions

The governor is supposed to consider a petitioner’s ability to “remain at liberty without violating the law” as well as “exceptional strides in self-development and improvement.” As Governor Hochul faces that stack of documents, she has a rare opportunity to bring more

The Use of Antipsychotic Drugs in Nursing Homes

To the Editor: Re “False Diagnoses Conceal Drugging of Frail Seniors” (front page, Sept. 12): The deeper and more disturbing story underlying possible misdiagnosis and mishandling of medications for nursing home populations is the blame our country must take for the worsening

The Sexism That Led to the Elizabeth Holmes Trial

Elizabeth Holmes followed the Silicon Valley playbook to a T. She was focused and ambitious. She had a compelling vision to help humanity with technology for blood tests, and her ambition, she said, was driven by a personal fear of needles. She

Jeffrey Katzenberg Talks About His Billion-Dollar Flop

The public failure of his start-up Quibi hasn’t stopped Jeffrey Katzenberg from doubling down on tech. A Hollywood power broker, he headed up Disney in the 1980s and ’90s and co-founded a rival studio, DreamWorks, before finding a puzzle he could not

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