Marriage, Economics, and Culture

Economics is not the only force pushing couples toward, or away from, marriage (gettyimages.com).   In recent decades, the face of the American family has changed considerably, along with our understanding of marriage. Consider that over 40% of all U.S. births occurred to unmarried mothers in 2014. The rate was even higher among non-college-educated mothers, at … Continue reading

A Fox News for Pop Culture

Washingtonians don’t mind if you say that D.C. is Hollywood for ugly people. But tell them their city is not the epicenter of power they think it is, and they’ll be troubled. Hollywood’s society of conservatives, the Friends of Abe, believes that the war of ideas is happening in our culture, not our think tanks. … Continue reading

Is ‘Verily’ the Future of Women’s Magazines?

If you’re a woman who loves reading about fashion, culture and relationships — a woman who finds that Cosmopolitan and Glamour don’t speak to you — you should know about Verily magazine. It’s not your typical women’s magazine, and it’s motto proves that fact: “Less of who you should be, more of who you are.” … Continue reading