Sarah Rothbard

Sarah Rothbard is managing and books editor of Zócalo Public Square.

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Jan. 6 2014 9:45 AMSix-Point Inspection: Clean Water Should Be Considered a Human Right
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Oct. 2 2013 10:02 AMThe Six-Point Inspection: A Rational Case for Geoengineering?
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July 18 2013 8:45 AMThe Six-Point Inspection: Meet the First Female Rocket Scientist
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May 1 2013 10:32 AMThe Six-Point Inspection: New Books on Spam, Violence, and "Catastrophic Environmentalism"
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March 22 2013 3:00 PMFormer Intel CEO Craig R. Barrett on the Future of Moore's Law
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Feb. 6 2013 8:02 AMThe Six-Point Inspection: Can Science Make Dogs Live Longer?
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Dec. 5 2012 6:05 AMThe Six-Point Inspection: New Books on Genetic Screening, Asteroids, and One Laptop Per Child
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Oct. 2 2012 11:00 PMThe Six-Point Inspection: The Launch Pad and Other Technology Books Reviewed
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Aug. 1 2012 8:15 AMThe Six-Point Inspection: Quick Takes on the New Books Green Illusions, Interop, and Resilience
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Nov. 13 2013 9:15 AMNew Book Argues That Today's Kids Are Helpless Without Apps
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Sept. 4 2013 9:00 AMThe Six-Point Inspection: The Army's Most Effective Recruiting Tool Is a Video Game
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June 5 2013 8:02 AMThe Six-Point Inspection: Should We Try to Stop Hate Speech Online?
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April 3 2013 8:03 AMThe Six-Point Inspection: New Tech Books on the Exquisite Pain of Video Games and More
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March 6 2013 8:03 AMThe Six-Point Inspection: Prepare for Our Robot Future
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Jan. 9 2013 8:02 AMThe Six-Point Inspection: New Books on Space Exploration, Pandemics, and Big Data
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Nov. 7 2012 7:00 AMSix-Point Inspection: Awesome New Books on Netflix, Noise, and Earthquakes
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Sept. 5 2012 12:54 PMCan Humanity Be Saved by Biomedical Moral Enhancement?



The Ebola Story

How our minds build narratives out of disaster.

The Budget Disaster That Completely Sabotaged the WHO’s Response to Ebola

PowerPoint Is the Worst, and Now It’s the Latest Way to Hack Into Your Computer

The Shooting Tragedies That Forged Canada’s Gun Politics

A Highly Unscientific Ranking of Crazy-Old German Beers


Welcome to 13th Grade!

Some high schools are offering a fifth year. That’s a great idea.


The Actual World

“Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.

Want Kids to Delay Sex? Let Planned Parenthood Teach Them Sex Ed.

Would You Trust Walmart to Provide Your Health Care? (You Should.)

  News & Politics
Oct. 22 2014 9:42 PM Landslide Landrieu Can the Louisiana Democrat use the powers of incumbency to save herself one more time?
Continuously Operating
Oct. 22 2014 2:38 PM Crack Open an Old One A highly unscientific evaluation of Germany’s oldest breweries.
Gentleman Scholar
Oct. 22 2014 5:54 PM May I Offer to Sharpen My Friends’ Knives? Or would that be rude?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 22 2014 4:27 PM Three Ways Your Text Messages Change After You Get Married
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Oct. 22 2014 5:27 PM The Slate Walking Dead Podcast A spoiler-filled discussion of Episodes 1 and 2.
Oct. 22 2014 11:54 PM The Actual World “Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.
Future Tense
Oct. 22 2014 5:33 PM One More Reason Not to Use PowerPoint: It’s The Gateway for a Serious Windows Vulnerability
  Health & Science
Wild Things
Oct. 22 2014 2:42 PM Orcas, Via Drone, for the First Time Ever
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.