Dylan Walsh
Walsh: An ever-deeper, and cleverer, hole

Why, it feels like it was just yesterday! And yet here we are upon the one-year anniversary of the BP oil spill, a wonderful milestone, […]

OPINION | Presenting real climate solutions

I want to respond to a recent YDN editorial by Trevor Wagener, entitled “Finding real climate solutions.” In his piece, no solutions are found. None […]

Walsh: A wider lens

Years ago a good friend related the experience of biking one summer afternoon along Lake Michigan and realizing that he would spend all of his […]

OPINION | To exhume or not?

There is a massive chunk of high-grade copper, gold, and molybdenum buried under the Alaskan Peninsula. Some people want to exhume and sell it. Other […]

Walsh: The environment isn’t free

Rush Limbaugh responds to a caller: “The Japanese have done so much to save the planet … and yet Gaia levels them [laughs], just wipes […]

Walsh: A principle of madness

“The Bridge on the River Kwai” won the Oscar for best picture in 1957. In the movie, British martinet Colonel Nicholson, played by Alec Guinness, […]

OPINION | Walsh: Free speech?

Nikita Lalwani recently reported in this paper (1) that Yale ranked fifth in a list of worst colleges for free speech. The Greg Lukianoff article […]

Walsh: What’s the fracking problem?

I was introduced to hydraulic fracturing, or “hydrofracking,” by a graduate student in geology who loudly offered an unsolicited opinion one night in a bar: […]

OPINION | Walsh on Google art

Google’s working on a new project! An art project! If you didn’t read about it, Google is putting online ultra high-resolution images of paintings from […]

Walsh: Time to get maladjusted

In response to the faint-hearted temporizing of his Southern allies and with an open-ended stay at the Birmingham jail, Martin Luther King Jr. wrote a […]

Walsh: A different kind of business

A few weeks back at the School of Management, Jerry Greenfield, cofounder of Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream, was recounting company history. Before his talk, […]