As the voter ID flap in Pennsylvania shows, many Americans get emotional about the right to vote – in theory, anyway. Yet, on this coming Election Day, as on many past, actual voter turnout will be ..... More »
So here's my question: Could TiVo save American democracy?
Could the digital video recorder rescue this presidential election from the clutches of the billionaires who, cheered on by the Supreme... More »
It was a steamy July in Philadelphia.
A hundred miles away, a British fleet anchored off of Sandy Hook, full of menace.
In a hot building on Chestnut Street, Benjamin Franklin rose to survey a qua... More »
Over the course of a life, you make a host of financial decisions, some less dumb than the others.
I've only made one unequivocally smart one: While still young, I started investing what dollars... More »
The NCAA got it right.
The governing body for college athletics let Penn State football survive, but whacked the university hard. It did so in a way that not only was commensurate to Penn State'... More »