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It is an understatement to say that the coronavirus pandemic has had profoundly negative impacts on the health and well-being of Americans, as well as the job market, personal finances and the economy. more
I grew up on Long Island, and like so many local kids, I made the pilgrimage to Sagamore Hill, Theodore Roosevelt’s stately Cove Neck mansion, full of Americana and animal heads and skins. more
We are blessed with the curse of living in interesting times, and our duty is to bear witness. Like the Greatest Generation, we are in the midst of a fight for our lives . . . more
While commenting on the chants and signs proclaiming “Black Lives Matter,” a white colleague said, “All lives matter.” Yes, I replied, but . . . more
There’s an old saying (with many variations): “Beware what you wish for, because you might just get it.” That fits the current rush to judgment against police forces across America. more
Yesterday morning, my partner, my husband of 52 years, my onetime Lawrence High School sweetheart, turned his head on the pillow and whispered . . . more
Most people don’t like going to the doctor. The truth? Even doctors don’t like going to doctors. more
When it comes to race relations, there is no doubt that we are at a crossroad. more
“What is it that students do in the classroom?” Neil Postman and Charles Weingartner ask in their book “Teaching as a Subversive Activity.” more
Why did George Floyd’s death bring our nation to its knees? wondered Ava Marie DuVernay, the director of the 2014 film “Selma” . . . more
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