eCLIPPINGS, A Curated News Service: March 20, 2015

IN JAPAN, A FARMHOUSE BECOMES A JOURNALIST’S ELEGY
by Davina Pardo, March 19, 2015, The New York Times, Travel
Made with Kickstarter, please watch, and I will review “Minka: My Farmhouse in Japan”, by John Roderick and tell you about the book.

The Stanford Undergraduate and the Mentor
by Emily Bazelon The New York Times Magazine, February 11, 2015
I read this weeks ago and wanted to put it up….yes, about an affair and its aftermath, very interesting, the gender gap and power.

WALLPAPER Magazine March 2015, Intelligence, page 108
“These fashion houses have nailed their colors to the mast – but which have shades of greatness”? Tiffany Blue…Hermes orange to name a few…..very interesting;
and Group Think page 115- 116, “Why France’s luxury goods heavy hitters have gathered for a high-powered huddle”.

LIFE AFTER GUANTANAMO
by Pardiss Kebriaei, HARPER’s Magazine, April 2015 issue
What happened to a man and his son, as told by their lawyer; very sad, brilliant, informative.

THE CASE FOR FREE-RANGE PARENTING
The Opinion Pages, The New York Times Contributing op-ed writer, Clemens Wergin, March 20, 2015
Do we penalize parents who give their children more breathing room?

CAN FRANCE LEGISLATE PEOPLE OUT OF ANOREXIA?
The Atlantic, March 20, 2015
“A proposed law would set a minimum BMI for fashion models, a move proponents say is necessary to combat eating disorders”.

Putin’s absence, When the Tsar Vanishes
The Economist, March 15, 2015,
after a 10 day absence, Russia has a history of disappearing acts.

The Really Pampered Baby’s Expensive First Year
by David Wallis, Family 2015, New York Observer
nerd wallet.com reports that Manhattan is the most expensive place to raise a child, some unbelievable tabulations, e.g., experienced bilingual nanny: for 10 months: minimum $88,462 (Pavillion Agency)…ha-ha!

This Year’s Climate Talks Are Our Last (and Best) Chance to Slow Global Warming
by David Kortava, The Nation, March 20, 2015
An interview with Jeffrey Sachs on the 2015 Paris negotiations, sustainable development and the profound threat facing our planet; Mr. Sachs (Columbia University) will attend the summit in December of this year; dire warnings by him.

At Kodak, Clinging to a Future Beyond Film
by Quentin Hardy, The New York Times, March 20, 2015
I for one was surprised to hear that Kodak is still in business, read this piece.

Beach Dogs, a Bitten Girl and a Roiling Debate in Bali
The New York Times, by Joe Cochrane, March 4, 2015
dogs on the beach, biting. The problem is not the dogs, it is the rabies virus.

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