Caleb Landry Jones Takes Another Challenging Role With ‘Nitram’

Until recent events At the Oscars, the most memorable best actor speech of the movie season went to Caleb Landry Jones. In July, Cannes Film Festival gave Jones the award for best actor for portraying a mass shooter Australian drama “Nitram” (now in theaters and digital). The 32-year-old actor had been to Cannes twice before …

Meet the Athlete with Challenging Ideas of What’s Possible

Climbing and skiing at 20,310 feet in Denali, Alaska, is strenuous. Climbers endure blizzards, high altitude and weeks in sub-zero temperatures as they slowly ascend to North America’s highest peak. Vasu Sojitra did it on one leg. At the age of 9 months, Mr. Sojitra’s right leg was amputated due to septicemia, a blood infection. …

Alan A. Stone, 92, Died; Use of Challenging Psychiatry in Public Policy

Alan A. Stone, an iconoclastic scholar who has used his dual appointments to the Harvard law and medical schools to exert a powerful influence on the evolution of psychiatric ethics over the past half century, died on January 23 at his home in Cambridge, Mass. He was 92 years old. His son, Douglas, said the …

Alan A. Stone, 92, Died; Use of Challenging Psychiatry in Public Policy

Alan A. Stone, an iconoclastic scholar who has used his dual appointments to the Harvard law and medical schools to exert a powerful influence on the evolution of psychiatric ethics over the past half century, died on January 23 at his home in Cambridge, Mass. He was 92 years old. His son, Douglas, said the …

Challenging How History Is Taught, James W. Loewen Dies At 79

He patiently explained to his class: Blacks have never taken over the Southern states. All had white governors, and all but one had a white legislative majority. Restructuring governments “did not make a mess”. They created the best constitutions the South had in the 19th century and better governments than any other in the South. …