A few of the recent pieces I've liked: Melissa Harris-Perry in Elle and before the Congressional Caucus for Black Women and Girls: How Our Country Fails Black Women and Girls N.R. Kleinfeld in The New York Times: Fraying at the Edges (“A withered person with a scrambled mind, memories sealed away: That is the familiar face of Alzheimer’s. But there is also the waiting period, which Geri Taylor has been navigating with prudence, grace and hope.”) Oliver Laughland and Mae Ryan in The Guardian: Workers fight for dignity in Trump's Las Vegas hotel: 'You don't talk to the boss' Emily Peck in the…
Rena Steinzor in the New York Times Opinion Pages: Judgment Day for Reckless Executives Angus Deaton in JAMA: On Death and Money: History, Facts, and Explanations (This is an editorial about the study by Raj Chetty and colleagues on income and life expectancy, and you can also read about their findings in the New York Times.) Maryn McKenna in the New York Times Magazine: The Looming Threat of Avian Flu Kira Shepherd in Rewire: The Context of Historical Racism Matters in the Birth Control Benefit Case Edward Humes in Citylab: The Absurd Primacy of the Automobile in American Life
A few of the recent pieces I've liked: Jay Hancock of Kaiser Health News at NPR: In Freddie Gray's Baltimore, The Best Medical Care Is Nearby But Elusive Jessica Mason Pieklo at RH Reality Check: With No Scalia, What’s Next for the Supreme Court? David Heath at the Center for Public Integrity: Meet the ‘rented white coats’ who defend toxic chemicals Maryn McKenna at Germination: Hidden Epidemic of Fatal Infections Linked to Heart Surgeries David Roberts at Vox: The decisions we make about climate change today will reverberate for millennia. No pressure.