Why the Supreme Court Needs Term Limits
The two terms allowed the justices to reach a unanimous ... I congratulate you." As I read that letter, I thought about what would have happened if the current Supreme Court were transported back to decide Brown. Two years of deliberation?
Concerts in the U.S. and Europe for a Grim Centennial
If 2013 brought the music world bicentennial celebrations of Verdi ... A picture caption last Sunday with an article about classical concerts this year that will commemorate the start of World War I in 1914, using information from the source of the ...
Today's episode of 'Ask the Nobel Laureate': What is a 'bubble'?
When you start asking that question of people ... And that led me to Robert Shiller, the Yale University economist who won a Nobel Prize last year for his work on economic bubbles. In a phone conversation, I asked Shiller to define a "bubble," and he ...
I Never Owned Any Music To Begin With
The post is about entrusting his huge personal music library to the cloud. Though this seemed like a bold step to many people who responded to the article, to me, it didn't seem so bold at all. I never went through ... Washington, D.C. and the general ...
For Taylor Swift, the Future of Music Is a Love Story
In recent years, you've probably read the articles about major recording artists who have decided to practically give their music away, for this promotion or that exclusive deal. My hope for the future, not just in the music industry, but in every young ...