Aging Americans are cared for by family members or low-paid nurses. Both lack support for their necessary work, which COVID-19 has only made harder.
What if today’s self-centered world was born decades before digital media, as part of a much longer transformation of American society?
Baseball is ideal for explaining American economic precarity: the players try desperately to get home safe, but almost always fail to do so.
Each year around this time we send our readers into summer with a thoughtfully curated list of the titles appearing over the past 12 months that dazzled, moved, and challenged us most.
The promise of a diverse university and a just world is too precious to give up on.
The summer I turned 17, in the springboard pause between high school and university, I began working as a nurse aide in the geriatric rest home and hospital run by my mother.
Unless inequality and segregation are broken, wealthy white communities can always abandon everyone else.
Policing the borders of the Spanish language was a tool of religious and racial discrimination. Yet Spanish is not inherently imperial.
“You have to think … about how you’re going to make the changes stick.”
While today’s female-friendship narratives celebrate the central bond, they are mainly about the art of breaking up.
What does it mean for a city to be free? What happens when a free city loses its freedom? And when does that occur?
Fernanda Melchor’s Hurricane Season makes other authors’ moral delicacy look like condescension.
If television is giving you something right now, what might it be telling you about what you need?
“What I wanted was a piece of land which I could love passionately, which I could spend the rest of my life in cultivating.”
In the parts of the city left behind is a Jakarta free from the globalized sameness of so many of the world’s megacities.
How do black feminist artists negotiate their own work in the wake of commercial success beyond contemporary poetry’s wildest dreams?
Big data shows that those fighting eviction today need not be constrained by today’s ideas or laws of property.