A History of Heckling at the International AIDS ConferenceWho showed up to and who snubbed one of the strangest but most important scientific meetings?
A Silent EpidemicWhy is there such a high percentage of HIV and AIDS among black women?
Vax PopuliA viable anthrax vaccine exists. Why aren't we making it and other defensive vaccines available to the public?
Why Won’t Obama Attend the AIDS Meeting?If Obama skips the International AIDS Conference in D.C. next week, he’ll miss a historic opportunity.
And Now, the Good News About SmallpoxIn the event of a terrorist attack, we’re not all toast.
My Genetic Cousin, I Presume?In which a Cohen of the American variety meets his Bantu kinsman.
The GOP Base Loves Trump It sees itself in his foreign policy belligerence, anti-elite agitation, and raw bigotry.
A Toxic Legacy Workers like Yvette Flores didn’t know their jobs in electronics manufacturing could harm their children. And the U.S. does tragically little to protect them.
One Thing Primates of Park Avenue Definitely Doesn’t Exaggerate: The Obscene Power of Designer Purses
Inside Higher Ed
Beyond the Flag The names of Confederate leaders still adorn the halls of prominent universities. Is that OK?
Geeking Out I write about some of the uglier aspects of humanity. Sometimes escapism is exactly what I need.