“Awash in the ghastly video mosaic shot by black people’s cameraphones, I found myself doubled over the kitchen sink. Then a lyric gave me strength.”
“Some of these people are frightened, of course. Others say they just appreciate the company.”
“I don’t understand how they’re not still shooting that film, and I don’t understand how hundreds of people aren’t dead.”
A profile of Denis Hayes, an environmental advocate and lawyer who helped organize the first Earth Day on April 22, 1970.
“If something like a social democratic state is feasible under these conditions, then it is absolutely possible when growth is high and unemployment is low.”
New York City’s Queens borough is one of the most diverse places on earth. It’s also been ravaged by the coronavirus.
Seven years into an economic crisis, mothers and fathers have been forced to go abroad in search of work, leaving hundreds of thousands of children in the hands of relatives, friends — and sometimes, one another.
Public health officials, scientists, and epidemiologists say that the coronavirus can be stopped by using rapid adaptive measures by health workers and cooperation from the general population.
Part of the paper’s “Beyond the World War II We Know” series.
There’s participating in the body positivity movement and then there’s actual body positivity, and one’s a lot harder — impossible, for some — than the other.