Voices
John W. Miller is a Pittsburgh-based writer and former staff reporter and foreign correspondent for The Wall Street Journal.
Arts & Culture Books
John W. MillerJune 25, 2019
‘Dignity’ is part a long tradition of writers who left their lives of comfort to study squalor and decline,
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Politics & Society Features
John W. MillerMay 21, 2019
The solution to the “current opioid crisis is one that involves the whole person.”
Arts & Culture Books
John W. MillerApril 25, 2019
Armed with enthusiasm, command of his material and a knack for analogy, Steve Brusatte has written a book that incarnates dinosaurs with color, sound and fury.
Arts & Culture Books
John W. MillerApril 19, 2019
The nation’s nonfiction bard, Michael Lewis, makes the case that our government is more important—and competent—than we realize.
Faith Faith in Focus
John W. MillerJanuary 11, 2019
There are three things you need to orient yourself in times of crisis and change, a monk told me: divine inspiration, the facts of your life and a wise witness to certify that you’re living in reality.
Arts & Culture Books
John W. MillerDecember 19, 2018
Adam Fisher's oral history of Silicon Valley chronicles the genesis and sometimes fall of every tech giant, the invention of key technologies and the development of cultural institutions around the industry.
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Arts & Culture Ideas
John W. MillerNovember 28, 2018
My mistake, typical of white Americans, was treating slavery as if it were a mystery buried in the past.
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Politics & Society Features
John W. MillerNovember 02, 2018
As Facebook, Apple and Google pour billions into artificial intelligence, ethicists and moral philosophers are racing to keep up, and Catholic thinkers are looking ahead to the possible harms to humanity.
Politics & Society Features
John W. MillerMay 17, 2018
As states continue to close large state-run institutions designed to house large numbers of people with cognitive disabilities, the United States faces a new crisis: a shortage of new nonprofit group homes.
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Politics & Society Features
John W. MillerFebruary 06, 2018
Moundsville, while in decline, has never been nearly as bad as the picture of rusting hell Mr. Trump painted in his inauguration address.