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Can Police Violence Be Curbed?

Illustration by Golden Cosmos“To look around the United States today is enough to make prophets and angels weep,” James Baldwin wrote, in 1978. This week, the staff writer Jelani Cobb speaks with a Minneapolis activist who’s been calling…

The New Theatrics of Remote Therapy

These days, the advice frequently directed at New Yorkers with deep-seated psychological difficulties is to stop having them. At a moment when every anxiety seems suddenly palpable, and every intimation of doom justified—“Congratulations…

My Stupid Quarantine Body | The New Yorker

I spent the entire month of April being sober, pretty much by accident. Some of this can be chalked up to how I’m a very social drinker who, like the rest of the world, has been abruptly deprived of the “social” part, but it’s also a…

Surviving Quarantine – Paul Stevens

Throughout the course of quarantine I have learned to survive my environment and my surroundings. I have adapted in my new habitat as did everyone else. I have evolved into my full gaming state, spending hours on my phone calling my…