Another Flax Golden Tale

To say I'm astounded by the standard and variety of story offered to this compendium of Flax Golden Tales is no exaggeration. Far from it, I'm awestruck and humbled by the response and my sincere thanks to everyone who has had a crack at it. This is Cath Humpris's contribution and it's been well worth…Read more Another Flax Golden Tale

The Eaten Cake

  Jim's shadow was outraged. His master ordered and then had delivered, a cake they both liked but then refused to share. He vowed revenge and, his back turned, the shadow engineered to frame his master for fraud. Led away, arrested, he saw, the cake had been eaten by his shadow.

Political Journalism: Paradox?

A Farewell Guide to Political Journalism Lessons gleaned from 30 years of covering American politics—from Bill Clinton to Donald Trump A reporter raises his hand during a White House press briefing. Carlos Barria / R Ron Fournier Sep 2, 2016 Subscribe to The Atlantic’s Politics & Policy Daily, a roundup of ideas and events in…Read more Political Journalism: Paradox?

Loss of Soul

Meet the parents who won’t let their children study literature. Forcing college kids to ignore the liberal arts won't help them in a competitive economy.  By Steven Pearlstein September 2 Steven Pearlstein is a Post business and economics writer. He is also Robinson Professor of Public Affairs at George Mason University.   Daniel Fishel for…Read more Loss of Soul