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Here are all the posts I wrote for the Ideas page.

We Need To Learn More About Young Men Like the Boston Bomber, Not Less, July 18, 2013

Let’s Not Forget: Many Working Moms Want To Work Less, June 11, 2013

The Female Labor Market Is Actually Stagnating, June 6, 2013

Oprah as Harvard’s Commencement Speaker Is an Endorsement of Phony Science,, May 31, 2013

The Boy Scouts Have A Lot To Learn From the Girl Scouts,, May 23, 2013

Angelina’s Mastectomy: Altered Bodies Are Already the Norm,, May 16, 20213

Want To Reduce Sports Violence? Make Teens Referee Their Own Games, May 8, 2013

Two Degrees of Separation From a Bomber,, April 23, 2013

What’s Really Scandalous About the School Testing Scandal, April 2, 2013

Want To Prevent Teen Pregnancy? Pay Teens Not To Get Pregnant, March 12, 2013

The Catch-22 of Obama’s Preschool Plan, February 19, 2013

Do Teachers Really Discriminate Against Boys? February 6, 2013

What the Pygmies Can Teach Us About Childrearing, January 30, 2013

Flu Prevention: Why Are Adults Still Sneezing Into Their Hands? January 15, 2013

Don’t Rush To Judge On Steubenville, January 8, 2013

Rape in India: A Result of Sex Selection?, January 4, 2013

The Myth of Second Amendment Exceptionalism, December 18, 2012

Whither Goes Free Speech at Harvard? December 4, 2012

Adults Read Too Much Into “Sesame Street,” November 27, 2012

Petraeus Scandal: Are We Guilty of a Double Standard? November 12, 2012

 Amherst Rape Scandal: What We Get Wrong About Sexual Assault on Campus, TIME. com October 31, 2012

Adults in Costumes: Have Adults Ruined Halloween? October 23, 2012

Women’s Inhumanity to Women, October 4, 2012

The Argument You Don’t Hear About Birth Control in Schools, September 26, 2012

Is it Really the End of Men? September 11, 2012

Harvard Cheating Scandal: Is Academic Dishonesty on the Rise? September 4, 2012

Todd Akin Fallout: Rape, Abortion, and the Dark History of Qualifying Violence Against Women, August 21, 2012

Is Paul Ryan’s Budget ‘Un-Christian’? August 14, 2012

Dancing Around the Death Penalty, August 7, 2012

The Overwhelming Maleness of Mass Homicide, July 24, 2012

Why Birth Control Matters For the American Dream, July 17, 2012

Summer Camp: Can It Make Kids More Responsible? July 10, 2012

Modern Parenting: Do We Really Need to Re-invent the Wheel? July 5, 2012

The School Bus Bullies: Are Adults To Blame Too? June 26, 2012

Are Toilets A Feminist Issue? (The Burden of Bad Sanitation Falls On Women in the Developing World)  June 19, 2012

Should We Stop Telling Kids That They’re Special? June 12, 2012 

Why Do Critics Hate Kristen Stewart’s Snow White? June 5, 2012

Michelle Obama’s Garden and the Problem With Growing Your Own Food, May 30, 2012

College Drinking: Maybe Not a Disorder But Still a Big Problem, May 22, 2012

Are Hollywood Men Trying To Gross Us Out?, May 15, 2012

The Good News In Teen Births Isn’t Good Enough, May 8, 2012

Too Busy for A Summer Job? Why America’s Youth Lacks Basic Work Skills, 5/ 1/12, 

Did Etan Patz Mark the End of Carefree Parenting? 4/24, 2012

The Lessons of the ‘Jesus Is Not a Homophobe’ T-shirt, 4/9/12

Goldman Sachs and Sex Trafficking: The Acute Discovery of a Chronic Condition,  4/03/12

Trayvon Martin: The Neuroscience of What Makes Us Trigger-Happy, 3/26/12

50 Shades of Grey: Why Is It News That Women Like Sex? 3/14/12

Men Have Sex too, 3/5/12

The Ohio School Shooting: Are Parents To Blame When Kids Take Guns To class?  2/28/12

What Got Lost in the Debate About Birth Control, 2/20/12 

Do We Have a Problem Defining Our Problems? 2/3/12

Our Concern Over ‘Indecency’ Is Misguided, 1/13/12

Women Should Be Required To Register With the Military, Too, 1/3, 2012

The Harsh Bigotry of Twilight-Haters,  11/21/11

Why Are We Depriving Our Teens Of Sleep? 11/18/11

Has Empathy Become The New Scapegoat? 10/12/11

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