This week Jamelle Bouie started his newsletter, which he writes every week for the New York Times, with admission: Longtime subscribers know that I try…
Anne Helen Petersen
It feels different now, doesn’t it. It shouldn’t — thousands of people are dying every day. More than 67,000 have died in the U.S. alone, and 245,000 w…
Anne Helen Petersen
My editor asked me to write a foreword to my forthcoming book on millennials and burnout. (Pre-order here from Bookshop, which actually gives indie boo…
Anne Helen Petersen
Every morning I wake up and I look at the damn map. Every night, before I go to sleep, I look at that damn map. Montana updates its numbers at 4:30 pm,…
Anne Helen Petersen
No traditional newsletter this week, as I was working on this piece — the result of talking at length with three dozen people who live who live full-ti…
Anne Helen Petersen
All of this is hard. It’s hard for people who are parenting in isolation. It’s hard for people whose income is jeopardized. It’s hard for people who ha…
Anne Helen Petersen
Yesterday I heard from people in four very different locations, from four very different walks of life, who’d either been 1) diagnosed with COVID-19; 2…
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Like so many others, I’ve spent the week thinking about Democratic politics (exhausting!) and COVID-19 (also exhausting!) As many have noted, America i…
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Haag is part of a wave of young workers who have been unionizing in sectors with little or no tradition of unions: art museums, including the Guggenhei…
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I’m on a plane on 6 am on a Sunday morning, flying to New York to appear on a show that 4th grade nerdy me would be astonished by, followed by a quick …
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“Tell a subset of your population that they are entitled to economic security if they play by certain rules, provide them with four years of training i…
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That shot was taken over the Clark Fork in Missoula, Montana, about halfway through my 12 mile marathon training run earlier this week. I used to be st…
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