A Photographer’s Parents Wave Farewell
体育投注平台Deanna Dikeman’s portrait series doubles as a family album, compressing nearly three decades of her parents’ adieux into a deft and affecting chronology.
THE DEAD ZONE
体育投注平台A REPORTER AT LARGE about the 1918 Spanish flu epidemic, which killed between twenty and forty million people, and an upcoming attempt to find a sample of …
Trump Weekends in Florida as Fear of the Coronavirus Rises
体育投注平台Even as New York’s governor declares a state of emergency, the President continues his efforts to minimize the seriousness of the emerging epidemic.
The Weekend Crossword: Friday, March 6, 2020
Why Alaskans Are Trying to Recall Their Governor
体育投注平台Mike Dunleavy slashed public services in Alaska under the guise of populism. Now a statewide movement wants to remove him from office.
How Pandemics Change History
The historian Frank M. Snowden discusses the politics of restricting travel during epidemics, how inhumane responses to sickness have upended governments, and how artists have reacted to disease outbreaks.
The Man Behind Trump’s Facebook Juggernaut
Thomas Piketty Goes Global
Now that the celebrity economist’s boldest ideas have been adopted by mainstream politicians, he has an even more provocative vision for transcending capitalism and overcoming our “inequality regime.”
The Innocuous and Familiar Story of Bernie Sanders’s Trip to Russia
The End of Egyptian Cotton
A series of political and climatic upheavals has yielded diminishing quality in a commodity once believed to be the best in the world.
Susan Collins Unable to Decide Whether to Wash Hands
体育投注平台The Maine senator said that she had set “no timetable” for making her choice, stressing that it was a decision “I do not take lightly.”
A Hostage-Taker Dies in Iran and Other Coronavirus Stories
Iran’s revolutionaries have described their theocracy as “the government of God.” But the Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, told his people this week that they’re now on their own when it comes to COVID-19.
“The Way Back” and “Sorry We Missed You,” Reviewed: Two Oblivious Depictions of the Working Class
体育投注平台Removing the complex humanity from the working-class characters they seek to exalt, both films present stick figures with many misfortunes and little discourse.
The Electable Female Candidate
The Strange Terror of Watching the Coronavirus Take Rome
Poverty, Pride, and Prejudice in Kansas
A pending cap on A.T.M. withdrawals for Kansas welfare recipients is the state’s latest show of scorn for low-income residents.
Elizabeth Warren’s American Leadership
The Massachusetts senator’s fight for the Democratic nomination all but guaranteed that there will be more candidates like her to come.
Freeman Dyson’s Letters Offer Another Glimpse of Genius
Through his correspondence, the renowned physicist revealed himself as a different sort of thinker—casually wise, surprisingly earnest, and always attuned to the multiple layers of our human existence.
Mark Meadows and the Dinosaur Property
A fight among fossil hunters, a dubious documentary, and the conservative congressman from North Carolina.
A Mass Shooter’s Tragic Past
How South Korea Is Composting Its Way to Sustainability
Prep for Prep and the Fault Lines in New York’s Schools
Do programs that help low-income students of color get into selective private schools obscure the system’s deeper inequalities?
We Are All Irrational Panic Shoppers
体育投注平台When we see people go out of their way to protect themselves from disaster, no matter how unlikely, we don’t want to be the only ones left undefended.
The Weekday Crossword: Monday, March 2, 2020
“Minor Feelings” and the Possibilities of Asian-American Identity
I Work from Home
“Portrait of a Lady on Fire” Is More Than a “Manifesto on the Female Gaze”
Céline Sciamma builds her finespun romance out of glances and stares, while also thoroughly exploring the entanglements between artistic creation and burgeoning love.
Will Hunter Biden Jeopardize His Father’s Campaign?
The Haunted California Idyll of German Writers in Exile
Wartime émigrés in L.A. felt an excruciating dissonance between their circumstances and the horrors unfolding in Europe.