My Turn: Healing the collective trauma of 9/11

...who witnessed the twin towers fall will ever forget that day. And no one can question the severe psychological wounds New Yorkers suffered by being so close to ground zero. But because their trauma was so recognizable, there were teams of professionally-trained...
My Turn: Our search for villains and heroes

...America's environmental movement, Thoreau's book "Walden" earned him the title of national hero. But in a recent New Yorker article titled "Pond Scum," Kathryn Schulz questions why we admire him at all given "his hypocrisy, his sanctimony...
Creating our own nice weather

...things you can accomplish indoors that day. Maybe this is the perfect day to catch up on your two years of backlogged New Yorker Magazine articles. That dining table you've been telling yourself you are going to build out of scrap lumber - what...
Martha Redbone to play in Juneau Sept. 30

...upbringing, as well as elements of folk, country gospel, stomp chants, old-time string band and other genres.The New Yorker wrote of the album: "In a brilliant collision of cultures, the powerful blues and soul singer Martha Redbone has recorded...
Sen. Schumer squeezed on Obama's Iran nuclear deal

...both sides.The Emergency Committee for Israel announced an ad campaign on New York City cable television encouraging New Yorkers to "Call Sen. Schumer and tell him he must stand firm" on his insistence that the deal allow nuclear inspections...
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$1,000-per-pill drug overtaken by pricier successor with infected blood, by drug users sharing needles, and sometimes through sexual activity.Daniel Rosario, a New Yorker who works in retail, said his insurer would not pay for Harvoni because his hepatitis C hadn't advanced to the point...
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Five ways to celebrate poetry month

...pocketpoem.? Request a National Poetry Month poster designed by Roz Chast: 2014 National Book Award finalist and New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast created this year's official National Poetry Month poster, which features a line of poetry by...
How spending became an American way of life

...disposable income began to soar. During George W. Bush's presidency, the average household debt went off the charts. New Yorker magazine cartoonist William Haefeli recently challenged the party's faithful about this. He drew two well-dressed...
Five Good Reads: John Morgan

...River. Morgan has published five books of poetry as well as a collection of essays and his work has appeared in The New Yorker, Poetry, The Paris Review, The Alaska Quarterly Review, and many other magazines and anthologies. A few years ago...
Today in history for Tuesday, Feb. 17

...In 1913, the Armory Show, a landmark modern art exhibit, opened in New York City.In 1925, the first issue of The New Yorker magazine (bearing the cover date of Feb. 21) was published.In 1933, Newsweek magazine was first published under...


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