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Tag: Staff Picks 2020
Digital health is solidifying the divide between those whose health is valued and those whose health is ignored.
As large spaces where different sectors of the city converge, stadiums are sites of social and political struggle.
Disease has never been merely a biological phenomenon. Instead, all illnesses—including COVID-19—are social problems for humans to solve.
What does “merit” mean in a context—like India—where caste pervades public life?
In lockdown, one shop asked for people to submit comics of “a utopian world after we survive this moment.” Hundreds around the world answered.
Fernanda Melchor’s Hurricane Season makes other authors’ moral delicacy look like condescension.
What histories do we inherit? In the current crisis of Brexit—which points to larger global shifts toward nationalism and xenophobia—there is no more urgent a ...
Fitting chaos into form is what genre was made for. But what does it mean for our literature—let alone our society—when reality suddenly turns wolfishly against ...
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.