Depression and Anxiety Threatened to Kill My Career. So I Came Clean About It.

Depression and Anxiety Threatened to Kill My Career. So I Came Clean About It.

Yasha Hartberg

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Co-published with The Guardian. Teaching was my dream job, writes Yasha Hartberg. But how would students react to a professor who could barely keep his life together?

Sesame Street Changed My Life. We Must Protect It So It Can Mold More Kids’ Lives.

Sesame Street Changed My Life. We Must Protect It So It Can Mold More Kids’ Lives.

Bobbi Dempsey

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Co-published with HuffPost. We need to support Sesame Street to ensure the show is available to all children, especially for kids from backgrounds like mine, or we will lose what we began to achieve a half-century ago.

Let’s Push the Language of Journalism Past Its Limits

Let’s Push the Language of Journalism Past Its Limits

Alissa Quart

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Co-published with Columbia Journalism Review. When words and traditional genres fail us, what other techniques might journalists deploy to break through the thicket of bigoted remarks and familiar stories of misery?

I’m a Black Physician. I Understand When Patients Say They Don’t Trust Medicine.

I’m a Black Physician. I Understand When Patients Say They Don’t Trust Medicine.

Armen Henderson

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Co-published with The Philadelphia InquirerIf white people were under-treated for pain at the same rate black people are today, institutions and individuals would be swiftly held accountable.

Honey Bees, Worker Bees, and the Economic Violence of Land Grabs

Honey Bees, Worker Bees, and the Economic Violence of Land Grabs

Melissa Chadburn

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Co-published with Longreads. Melissa Chadburn challenges her own belief that environmental justice issues are reserved for people of privilege.

My Family Was On A TLC Reality Show. Here’s The Dark Secret That Never Aired.

My Family Was On A TLC Reality Show. Here’s The Dark Secret That Never Aired.

Cynthia Jeub

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Co-published with HuffPost. Twelve years ago, Cynthia Jeub appeared on a TLC reality TV show featuring large families. But the cameras didn’t capture everything, especially the abuse she suffered at the hands of her “Quiverfull” parents.

What's the Common Denominator Among Sexual Harassers? Too Often, It's Money

What's the Common Denominator Among Sexual Harassers? Too Often, It's Money

Alissa Quart

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Co-published with The GuardianThe greater the imbalance of income and power, the more opportunity there is to take advantage. As a result, many women feel trapped by their abusers.