Articles tagged with children-and-family

Ariella Aïsha Azoulay

On language and belonging.

Christine Henneberg

My patients and I don’t use words like “choice” or “viability.”

Sophie Lewis

Netflix’s Maid and three recent best-sellers depict the agonies and rage of being a low-wage housekeeper or nanny. But all fail to identify capitalism itself as the culprit.

Joseph J. Fischel

Arguments that kink has no place in a post-#MeToo Pride may appear reasonable, but celebrating public sexuality is an important step toward a future free of racism and homophobia.

John Crowley

Amidst a boys’ club of ’70s-era comics, Shary Flenniken’s Trots and Bonnie was unique for its feminist depiction of the political and sexual awakening of young women.

Ben Zdencanovic

Direct payments to families should replace backdoor tax breaks, which obscure the failures of capitalism to sustain social reproduction.

Briana Last Joanna Wuest

On the surface, Fulton v. Philadelphia poses a question about religious conscience—but its proponents hope it will enable conservatives to pick and choose which laws they have to follow.

Deborah Taffa The Millions Machu Picchu
Deborah Taffa

“Healing never restores us to the way we were before getting hurt.” A trip to Machu Picchu ends up offering surprising insights into what it means to be a survivor of the genocide of Native Americans.

Elizabeth Catte Pure American Staunton Western State Hospital
Ellen Wayland-Smith

Elizabeth Catte’s new book examines how Virginia progressives believed the forced sterilization of poor whites would pave the way to a bright future—and how their legacy endures in national parks and prisons.

Michael McColly Care COVID HIV AIDS
Michael McColly

Indifference toward the most vulnerable has driven the death toll of COVID-19, just as it did during the height of the HIV/AIDS crisis. Against this backdrop, even small acts of kindness can make a difference.