“A social and financial divide is forming — between those who have student debt, and those who do not — that will have ramifications for decades to come.”
Twenty-three-year-old Indiana native Tomi Masters had only set out to work in California’s cannabis industry, so how did she end up dead in a Manila river?
“As Bly’s anecdotes, and my own, indicate, a primary feature of the experience of staying in a psychiatric hospital is that you will not be believed about anything. A corollary to this feature: Things will be believed about you that are not at all true.”
“Burnout and the behaviors and weight that accompany it aren’t, in fact, something we can cure by going on vacation. It’s not limited to workers in acutely high-stress environments. And it’s not a temporary affliction: It’s the millennial condition.”
On the publication of “Monument,” Natasha Trethewey’s most recent collection of poetry, Hanif Abdurraqib interviews the former U.S. poet laureate about “history echoing into the present lived experience.”
It’s a beautiful but demanding art form that traditionally accepts only a narrow range of body types and movements, and normalizes physical injury and the devaluing of women’s bodies.
In a personal essay about growing up in Bogotá, Ingrid Rojas Contreras describes her mother’s work in divination as important to her own development as a writer.
“If you want to know what happens to a country that has opened itself entirely to Facebook, look to the Philippines.”
A wide-ranging piece of investigative journalism — the result of four years of research — on widespread abuse and in some cases, the killing of children at St. Joseph’s Catholic Orphanage in Vermont and other orphanages, in the 20th century.
In this searching personal essay, writer Scaachi Koul conflictedly interrogates her inability to ignore societal pressure and stop wishing she were thinner — along with her inability to get thinner in time for her upcoming wedding, for which her dress is too small.