Sitting in an airliner can make you feel this way, but with a few acts of courtesy between passengers, it doesn't have to. (istock)

I’m an etiquette expert. The feds should ban seat lock devices on all planes. It’s just good manners.

Let's stop the fighting and just trash the Knee Defender.

The disconnect between economic growth and most people's well-being is increasingly stark.

  • Jared Bernstein
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  • Aug 28, 2014

Let's stop the fighting and just trash the Knee Defender.

  • Anna Post
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  • Aug 28, 2014

You see political scientists. Why not mess with them?

  • Daniel W. Drezner
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  • Aug 28, 2014

We are desperate for a paradigm shift in battery science.

  • Evan Fleischer
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  • Aug 27, 2014

Intelligence, or at least IQ's, aren't set for life.

  • Bryan Roche
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  • Aug 27, 2014

Colleges are failing science and math kids, too.

  • Casey Ark
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  • Aug 27, 2014

The president has a new strategy to forge a climate change accord. But what about escalation?

  • Daniel W. Drezner
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  • Aug 27, 2014

These truths will reshape how you think about the Michael Brown shooting.

  • Joel F. Shults
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  • Aug 27, 2014

I don't live with the systemic racism that's a large part of this story, so I have the privilege of tuning it out. That doesn't mean I should.

  • Leora Falk
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  • Aug 26, 2014

"It's not a racial thing. It's America against the police."

  • Robert Bruce Ware
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  • Aug 26, 2014

More than just better playgrounds.

  • Maria Patsarika
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  • Aug 26, 2014

Capital markets are becoming more sensitive to politics. This is bad news for a lot of former investor darlings.

  • Daniel W. Drezner
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  • Aug 26, 2014

"The hardest part is not being with you."

  • Leyla Yunus
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  • Aug 26, 2014

We stopped fighting countries and started targeting specific people. The Islamic State is now doing the same.

  • Brian Castner
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  • Aug 26, 2014

A thorny tech ethics question.

  • David Tuffley
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  • Aug 25, 2014

Why are there so few women in television?

  • Meg Waite Clayton
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  • Aug 25, 2014

Cops keep wrongfully killing the intellectually or psychiatrically impaired.

  • Harold Braswell
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  • Aug 25, 2014

This has been a year fraught with geopolitical risk. Who predicted it?

  • Daniel W. Drezner
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  • Aug 25, 2014
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The economy’s doing great, except for the people in it

The disconnect between economic growth and most people's well-being is increasingly stark.

  • Jared Bernstein
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  • Aug 28, 2014