A dive into the contentious and messy world of diagnosing dyslexia.
“Find a job, lose the job, go to jail: Guardian reporter Mario Koran found himself in a dangerous cycle. But behind bars, he discovered a new purpose.”
““We should expect inequality to decrease somewhat as philanthropy increases … It has not,” writes Kevin Laskowski, a field associate at the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy.”
“If we keep on course with this we’ll be left living on a planet full of pigeons and dogs on the beaten-down crust of our own excrement.”
“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.”