“Crowded out of the city by noise and stress, I embraced the wild solitude of a Hebridean island – and found a connection to nature.”
“She told her friend she wanted to get into a residential eating disorders clinic. She also ordered more DNP.”
No one had enough PPE. No one listened to the pleas of health ministers. And no one thought of themselves as part of a larger community — a sort of “European Union,” if you will — that should coordinate a response.
“Aisha Wakil knew many of Boko Haram’s fighters as children. Now she uses those ties to broker peace deals, mediate hostage negotiations and convince militants to put down their weapons — but as the violence escalates, her task is becoming impossible.”
“WhatsApp, the unmoderated, self-governing, amoral collective – larger than a conversation, smaller than a public – has become a dominant and disruptive political force in our society, much as figures such as Bion and Lewin feared.”
“The new hero of journalism was no longer a grizzled investigator burning shoe leather, à la All the President’s Men, but a pasty-looking kid in front of a MacBook Air.”
“Covid-19 has exposed the flaw in the model of elite tourism with a conscience. There is no plan B.”
With no concerts to sell ads for and few shops open to sell print issues, British music magazines such as Q, Uncut, and Mojo are suffering and considering their options for survival.
“When he was six, Paul Alexander contracted polio and was paralysed for life. Today he is 74, and one of the last people in the world still using an iron lung. But after surviving one deadly outbreak, he did not expect to find himself threatened by another.”
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