The ‘Scourge’ Of Opioid Addiction, And President Trump’s Plan To Fix It
President Trump’s opioid plan includes the death penalty for drug dealers. Will it solve the problem? And is it even constitutional?
Life With ALS
Neuroscientist turned novelist Lisa Genova’s first book “Still Alice” was a bestseller and a movie. Her new book, "Every Note Played," is about ALS.
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We Are 'A Nation Of Immigrants,' Then And Now
The author, H.L.M. Lee, recalls his 1965 visit to the Statue of Liberty with his family of Chinese immigrants. He...
So You Want To Reduce The Deficit? This Is Where To Start
One sentence tells you everything you need to know, writes Rich Barlow: The federal government is “a giant insurance company...
Donald Trump And The Tabloid Trap
Elected officials should actually be trying to solve the problems their constituents face, writes Steve Almond, not serving as entertainers...
The Torturer, The Hack And The Hawk: A Look At Trump's New Team
Last week, the president announced potential replacements at three key jobs. Rich Barlow examines Trump's latest picks.
When A Couch Is More Than A Couch | With Kate Winslet
Kate Winslet reads Nina Riggs's essay, about an overwhelming diagnosis -- and a search for the perfect living room couch.
A Fighting Chance | With Bobby Cannavale
Bobby Cannavale ("Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle," "Mr. Robot") reads Dominick Zarrillo's essay, about a father's unconditional love for his son.