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Articles by Erica Schwiegershausen

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Pleasure Reading

Open Sesame, Read a Fucking Book

Arts, Apr 27 2013

by Emma Janaskie, Alex Ronan, Erica Schwiegershausen, Doreen St. Félix, Ellora Vilkin & Emma Wohl

Today, we decided we would stop. We took off our shoes, we did not go to work, we forgot about our …

The Big Hunt

News, Apr 26 2013

by Erica Schwiegershausen

Mortality is rough. In the throes of old age, rich men find themselves faced with a crippling paranoia: what if no …

Optimize Your Valentine's Day

A Communication Guide

Arts & Culture, Feb 17 2013

by David Adler & Erica Schwiegershausen

You have champagne, chocolate, candles, and a copy of Casablanca. All the pieces are there, but now it’s go-time and your …

US vs THEM

can a robot do your job?

News, Apr 25 2012

by Erica Schwiegershausen

For years, people have casually worried, or, in some cases, agonized, about a time when robots will replace humans in the …

Week in Review

News, Apr 23 2012

by By Chris Cohen, Emily Gogolak & Erica Schwiegershausen

KICK IN THE ARSENICThe state legislature of Maryland acted last week to ban the use of arsenic-laced feed in poultry production. …

Week in Review

News, Apr 10 2012

by By Erica Schwiegershausen & Caroline Soussloff

STOP MAKING CENTSCanadian Finance Minister Jim Flaherty announced last week that the Royal Canadian Mint will stop producing pennies this fall, …

Changing the Channel

Online media and the future of the television industry

News, Feb 26 2012

by Erica Schwiegershausen

Two weeks ago, the Super Bowl was broadcast live online for the first time ever. With about 2.1 million viewers watching …

John D’Agata Challenges the Benefits of Fact-Checking

INDY BLOG, Feb 18 2012

by Erica Schwiegershausen

Earlier this month, Harper’s published an excerpt from John D’Agata’s latest book, The Lifespan of a Fact. The book traces the …

Week in Review

News, Feb 15 2012

by Caroline Soussloff, Alex Ronan & Erica Schwiegershausen

Bad Ro(bo)mance For a generation taught responsibility with Furbys and Tomagatchis, whose dating rituals are facilitated and structured by websites and …

Pivotal Points

US foreign policy refocuses on the Asian-Pacific

News, Dec 08 2011

by Erica Schwiegershausen

Last June, President Barack Obama laid out plans for the beginning of the USdrawdown in Afghanistan, pledging to pull approximately a …

WEEK IN REVIEW 27 October 2011

News, Nov 03 2011

by by Erica Schwiegershausen, Christina McCausland & Kate Welsh

BROOKLYN BUS SEGREGATION Bus segregation is back, and in Williamsburg of all places. Last week The New York World, a Columbia Journalism …

Do Not Pass Go, Do Not Collect $200

News, Oct 25 2011

by by Erica Schwiegershausen

Although it’s hard to remember the days before Google was a commonplace verb, Google, Inc. was first incorporated in 1998 with …

Arab Summer

News, Sep 19 2011

by David Adler, Kate Welsh & Erica Schwiegershausen

Lowdown on Libya Libya spent more than 40 years under the erratic rule of Colonel Muammar el-Qaddafi before apro-democracy revolt pushed …

Week In Review

News, Sep 19 2011

by David Adler, Erica Schwiegershausen & Kate Welsh

What Are You Hungary For? Is it possible for bureaucracy to be sexy? The country of Hungary seems to think so. …

Week in Review

News, Apr 21 2011

by David Adler, Mimi Dwyer & Erica Schwiegershausen

4/20 Update Detroit is a decrepit city—its former industry in dark shambles, its slums rife with poverty. But don’t worry! Gubernatorial …

Week in Review

News, Apr 09 2011

by Belle Cushing, Mimi Dwyer & Erica Schwiegershausen

Facebook Squahes "Third Palestinian Intifada" After receiving numerous complaints and appeals, including a request from the Anti-Defamation League—a US-based Jewish advocacy …

Midwestern Mayhem

madison fights for the right to unionize

News, Mar 10 2011

by Erica Schwiegershausen

"It’s like Cairo has moved to Madison,” remarked Republican Congressman Paul Ryan, describing the widespread protests in Wisconsin’s capital following Governor …

Unrest Spreads in Ivory Coast

News, Mar 06 2011

by Erica Schwiegershausen

The three-month political stalemate in Ivory Coast has seen a surge in violence in recent weeks, raising concerns that civil war …

WEEK IN REVIEW 2/24/11

News, Feb 25 2011

by Malcolm Burnley, Emily Gogolak & Erica Schwiegershausen

SO LONG MR. PRESIDENT?The Arab world was dealt yet another shock on Sunday, when Omar al-Bashir, President of Sudan, announced his …