Sandra Sidi recalls the rampant sexual assault and harassment she and other female colleagues experienced when she worked as a civilian public affairs analyst for the military in Iraq in 2007.
Nina Sharma wrestles with her father’s support of Donald Trump, his membership at Trump National Golf Club Bedminster near her family’s home in New Jersey, and his suggestion that she hold her Afro-Indian wedding there.
After decades turning their noses at sweet wines with umlauts, Americans are embracing them. One American takes readers on a tour of German wines and wineries as climate change and youthful entrepreneurship alter their styles and reputations.
In Search of the ‘White Jaguar’: Archaeologists Travel Deep into the Jungle to Find a Lost Maya City
In the ancient Mayan city named Sac Balam, Indigenous people resisted Spanish incursions for a century longer than their conquered neighbors. Now the very location that protected residents keeps the ruins hidden from archaeologists.
“The rise of the worker wellness program, along with the visceral backlash to it, has revealed the limits and small humiliations of this neoliberal approach to health care. It offers, in implicit contrast, an argument for a more humane strengthening of the social safety net—while demanding a collective worker-based response to the various ways employers affect our daily well-being.”
When a student in her writing workshop submits a piece suggesting his character could “take” a teacher just like her “atop her desk,” Courtney Zoffness is flooded with memories of men touching her against her will.
Emma Jacobs takes us on an illustrated journey of Hugo’s writing life in exile on Guernsey, where he completed Les Misérables.
After stumbling upon the scene of the capture of an escaped murderer, clinical social worker Jennifer Lunden grapples with the polarities of innocence and guilt, social neglect and social justice.
“The family-care program isn’t miraculous; it is as profoundly human as Dymphna’s life story. It’s proof of how well we can love each other when we practise radical acceptance.”
Alison Kinney visits a Stony Brook University laboratory where the physical and emotional effects of social rejection are studied, and becomes a subject herself.