| Feb 28, 2014
| 6:45 PM
It turns out that Democrats may not be the biggest stumbling block facing Rep. Dave Camp's ambitious proposal to simplify the tax code and reduce rates.
Many of Camp's Republican colleagues, convinced that their party is poised to make big gains in...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 11:02 AM
" 'Occupy' is a big word, and, of course, when you say that to people it elicits a very specific thing," says Vincent Thomas.
The dancer, choreographer and associate professor in Towson University's dance department sits in a North Baltimore coffee shop...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Chipotle is hardly the first sponsor to brave the programming game - indeed, not even for Hulu, since Subway underwrote a comedy pilot dubbed "The 4 to 9ers." Still, "Farmed and Dangerous" does mark an unusual entry into production for the restaurant...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 2:30 PM
PARIS -- At a time when many of us have become fixated on U.S. intelligence agencies' "big data" programs, authorities are becoming aware of a much more insidious kind of threat -- one that could successfully exploit the growing blind spot created by...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 11:53 PM
Pete Seeger was a teenager in the 1930s when he heard an Appalachian balladeer perform on an old-fashioned, five-string banjo and fell in love with the instrument, the timeless melodies and, most of all, the words.
"Compared to the trivialities of...
| May 15, 2014
| 6:00 AM
With a few exceptions, most graduation speeches are forgettable: Work hard. Chase your dreams. Don’t give up.
But the most forgettable graduation speech of all is the one that never happens, which seems to be happening more and more these days....
| May 15, 2014
"Maybe you can learn more from a song than a book," says 19th-century labor activist Joe Hill in the concluding moments of "Which Side Are You On?"
Hill, a historical figure memorialized in the folk song that bears his name, returns as a ghost in this...
| May 21, 2014
| 9:11 AM
The former US Treasury secretary was at the centre of efforts to save the world from another Great Depression. Over Indian food in New York, he talks to Martin Wolf about future risks, crisis management, mistakes and misperceptions
Iarrive at the...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 10:35 AM
Pete Seeger's death at 94 leaves a huge hole in America's moral conscience. The folk singer was a fixture in music, politics and American life for the latter half of the 20th century, and he continued performing and speaking in public -- including at...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Folk singer Pete Seeger, who established the music as an expression of community, conscience and social justice during a career that spanned eight decades, died Monday night at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, where he had been for six days. He was 94....
| Jan 30, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Miwa Matreyek makes more animated magic with "This World Made Itself" at REDCAT, Mike Daisey explores "American Utopias" at Royce Hall, and Christopher Durang channels Chekov in "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike" at the Taper.
China: The Whole...