Americans who have no choice but to confront the pandemic describe life in a changed world.
Jessica LustigA funeral director. A rural mail carrier. An ER doctor. A flight attendant. A food deliveryman. And many more. In their own words. This @NYTmag project on the workers across the country who are on the front lines for us all is so affecting and meaningful
The U.S. may extend tax deadline as infections pass 1,000. Italy remains on lockdown, and other European nations stepped up containment efforts.
Jessica LustigThe @nytimes has lifted its paywall for coronavirus coverage — you don’t have to be a subscriber to get the latest reported news, data, investigations and public health guidance on the pandemic
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My father was raised under Jim Crow. My children could pass for white. Where does that leave me?
Jessica Lustig“My father turned to me with an expression that was tender and, I think, also somewhat grave, and told me, ‘Son, don’t lose yourself.’” It takes bravery to interrogate the self along with society as @thomaschattwill does in this beautifully written essay
Our founding ideals of liberty and equality were false when they were written. For generations, black Americans have fought to make them true.
Jessica Lustig“Black people have seen the worst of America, yet, somehow, we still believe in its best.” @nhannahjones anchor essay for the 1619 project is grounded in the historical record, rigorously argued, and so stirring it’s an anthem. Chills every time I read it
A weeklong trip in Alaska was supposed to be an adventure. In an instant, it became the experience that defined us all.
Jessica LustigI don’t quite know how @jmooallem does it, but this piece of personal history in the new @NYTmag is harrowing, gorgeous and even, at times, weirdly funny in the most deeply human way.
The Camp fire lay waste to the city of Paradise and other mountain towns where many residents received no warnings and gridlocked evacuation routes became fire traps. Residents watched as neighbors and loved ones died. Others tried to outrun flames,...
Jessica Lustig“The fire caught up to Jolly on Pearson Road, blasting her car with heat. She reached for the stethoscope slung around her neck and flinched as the metal burned. Her steering wheel was melting — the plastic stuck to her hands.” Harrowing
For two decades, domestic counterterrorism strategy has ignored the rising danger of far-right extremism. In the atmosphere of willful indifference, a virulent movement has grown and metastasized.
Jessica Lustig"White supremacists and other far-right extremists have killed far more people since 9/11 than any other category of domestic extremist." Major 11K-word @nytmag investigation by @janetreitman on rising danger and the failures of govt + law enforcement
Jacques Audiard is one of France’s greatest living filmmakers. With ‘The Sisters Brothers,’ he takes on the most American genre.
Jessica LustigCan a French director make an American western? While directing Joaquin Phoenix, Riz Ahmed, Jake Gyllenhaal and John C. Reilly in French? @thomaschattwill’s delightful @NYTmag profile of Jacques Audiard
Inside the growth of Goop — the most controversial brand in the wellness industry.
Jessica LustigIs it a profile, a business story, a societal diagnosis laced with hilarious and moving personal writing? Yes. The new @NYTmag cover story is a high-wire act that only @taffyakner could pull off
The conceptual artist‘s singular work on identity is the subject of a sprawling retrospective at MoMA — one Piper, though alive and well, has never seen.
Jessica LustigOne of the most challenging and extraordinary profiles I’ve ever seen a writer pull off: @thomaschattwill on the conceptual artist and philosopher Adrian Piper, in this weekend’s @NYTmag and online here
The answer to the disparity in death rates has everything to do with the lived experience of being a black woman in America.
Jessica LustigThis major @nytmag cover story, nearly 10K words on the intertwined crisis of black infant and maternal mortality, is the culmination of close to a year of deep reporting and tremendous writing by @lindavillarosa (who shares her own experience too)
An on-the-ground investigation reveals that the U.S.-led battle against ISIS — hailed as the most precise air campaign in history — is killing far more Iraqi civilians than the coalition has acknowledged.