While not much good has come from the Great Recession, there is this: It has created an entirely new power dynamic in New York.
For decades, the power structure in this city was firmly established, even calcified. The same people. The same agendas. The same outcomes. Which isn’t to say that our business, political and Read More
Comprehensive Lists, Red Carpet
Before any of his guests arrived, Time editor Rick Stengel rotated between the dozens of reporters waiting along the red carpet outside the Time Warner Building’s Frederick P. Rose Hall, the scene of the Time 100 gala Tuesday night.
“Here you have in the same room presidents and poets and philosophers and artists and athletes Read More
There is nothing met with more enthusiasm among America’s achievers than a semi-meaningless list: this explains the continued existence of U.S. News & World Report.
But why stop at colleges, and graduate programs? Sensing an opening, Forbes has published a list of the nation’s top prep schools. You will be relieved to Read More
The Time 100 is out, and it’s the usual mix of Atul Gawandes and Sonia Sotomayors, with a healthy handful of Robert Pattinsons for good measure.
Big news, though: Ben Stiller has made the leap from Artist to Hero because of his Web-based effort to build temporary schools in Haiti, StillerStrong.org. Robert De Read More