Entangled in the Errors of Our Leaders

The wave of sexual assault accusations following the Harvey Weinstein scandal has found its way into politics, with Senate candidate Roy Moore, a Republican from Alabama, and Senator Al Franken, a Democrat from Minnesota, both […]

An Extremely Expensive Name

It’s no secret that a school’s name is important in the college admissions process: students are aware from a very young age that recognizable and well-respected schools are extremely hard to get into and offer […]

Why I Weep for the Tomato

When you walk into a grocery store, you are not seeing a representative sample of that year’s harvest. You are choosing from a subset of the produce that made it to grocery stores—which is a […]

A Hopeful Direction for Healthcare

Last week, I wrote about the Swiss health care system as a potential model for the United States. For those who haven’t read it: Switzerland has an all-payer system in which private insurers together negotiate […]

Swiss Superiority, Without a Single Prayer

The holes in American healthcare, and how Switzerland’s example can patch them By NATALIE GUBBAY Last week, the New York Times published an article titled “Best Health Care System in the World: Which One Would […]

Erasing and Removing, Rather than Rehabilitating

The erasure of history is nothing new. White people erase history every day by denying the role of their own elected policy—from government law-and-order initiatives to their local town permitting processes—in maintaining racial hierarchy in […]