Parenting, american style

If we keep parenting like this, civilization as we know it is doomed. There is a new breed of toddler on the loose; he has discriminating tastes, he makes decisions, and he weighs in on conversations that no toddler has previously been asked to participate in. Do you know this toddler? My guess is we [...]

‘Big Soda’ strikes back

Just a day before they were to take effect, limits on large sugary drinks in New York City have been invalidated by a judge, in a significant blow to one of the most ambitious and divisive initiatives of mayor Michael Bloomberg's tenure. In an unusually critical opinion, Justice Milton Tingling of the state Supreme Court [...]