What It Means to Be 25 Today
I will be turning 25 years old. I know 25 isn't old ... And lastly: I have no right to give advice, I only know how it feels to lose your way. I'm not saying things get better, because I have no idea if they will. I just know that when I stood on that ...
Water is a Human Right: Detroit Residents Seek U.N. Intervention as City Shuts Off Taps to Thousands
Activists have been organizing against the water shutoffs, saying they target Detroit’s most ... She has a two-year-old. She’s holding a bill for $400 in her hand, and she’s begging the man, "Don’t turn off my water." A pregnant woman with a ...
Pugilists at rest: How one generation of MMA fighters is learning to let go
Your mind goes elsewhere ... For Sell, it’s something he hasn’t ruled out. He still gets on the mats and spars with legit pros on a regular basis, he said, “and I do all right, believe me.” “But you see those old rock and roll guys, in their ...
'Your child is going to experiment': what teenagers really think
If it is actually her brain, then hey, it's not your fault at all. Actually, it is about hearts and minds, and it is massively complicated – because we are. Being a parent at this stage means ... rather than saying they can't do something.
George Saunders’s Humor
The idea that something ... could make anything right—diffuse any tension, explain any mistake—with a joke. A joke or a funny voice was a way of saying: All is well. We’ll live. We still love you. Can you talk a bit about your mother and father?