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The Second Great Migration Immigration

The Second Great Migration

By John Tirman

We should begin to understand who our immigrant population is — where they came from and why, their aspirations, their contributions to American society — in order to help this new (and great) migration succeed for all.

Why Not The Yankees? Baseball

Why Not The Yankees?

By Chuck Tanowitz

It has now been determined: I’m a pox on the Sox. At least, I am when I buy the tickets.

The Slow Thaw Of A New England Spring Life

The Slow Thaw Of A New England Spring

By Susan Pollack

After the sustained adrenaline rush of a long, hard winter, embracing the gentler pace of spring, while keeping the shovel out, just in case.

Monica Lewinsky’s Second Act Celebrity

Monica Lewinsky’s Second Act

By Julie Wittes Schlack

The former White House intern’s emergence as an anti-cyber-bullying advocate illustrates both the healthy and dark sides of rewriting one’s narrative.

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The Nature Of Worry Boston

The Nature Of Worry

By Sharon Brody

Worrying is folly. It represents a flailing effort to gain, or to pretend to gain, some power over the unpredictable comings and goings of life.

Why Feminists Don’t Get Drunk Gender

Why Feminists Don’t Get Drunk

By Amy Gutman

Slate’s Emily Yoffe touched a nerve recently when she implored college women to ‘stop getting drunk.’ Amy Gutman agrees with the advice but rejects the rationale.

The Children Who Didn’t Survive Health

The Children Who Didn’t Survive

By Pamela Katz Ressler

Children are not supposed to die. But when they do, they become our teachers. Their legacy is to show the rest of us how to confront the unimaginable.

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Pixel Pollution: A Screed Against Screens Media

Pixel Pollution: A Screed Against Screens

By Ethan Gilsdorf

We’ve gotten so used to seeing TV screens everywhere — taxis, gas stations, elevators, even bathrooms. It seems we’re never more than a foot or two away from our next media experience.

A Letter To My New Daughter About Love Life

A Letter To My New Daughter About Love

By Steve Almond

What makes your birthday special — aside from the fact, of course, that you entered our world — is that it marks a fundamental victory for the cause of love over hate.

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