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Culture Desk
The Rise and Fall of WeWork
Employees look back on a wild ride in Unicornland.
By Lizzie WiddicombeNovember 6, 2019
Cultural Comment
What Can We Learn from the Germans About Confronting Our History?
In a recent book, the philosopher Susan Neiman makes the case for why Americans should be more familiar with the darkest parts of their country’s past.
By Lizzie WiddicombeOctober 21, 2019
Culture Desk
How to Beat Trump, According to Experts on Middle-School Bullies
When tangling with a bully, it’s more about power than content. But to truly topple a bully from the top spot you have to address the toxic forces that got him there.
By Lizzie WiddicombeOctober 14, 2019
On and Off the Avenue
Equinox Members Take a Stand Against Trump (Sort of)
After news broke that the gym’s owner would be hosting a big-ticket fund-raiser for the President in the Hamptons, members seemed to be engrossed in a complicated moral arithmetic.
By Lizzie WiddicombeAugust 9, 2019
Culture Desk
The Last Robot-Proof Job in America?
A fish-delivery startup relies on the expertise of an old-timer named Bobby Tuna.
By Lizzie WiddicombeAugust 1, 2019
On and Off the Avenue
The Newsstands of the Future Will Have No Newspapers
In thirty-nine locations, including aboard New York City’s ferries, New Stands offer an array of items, from tabletop herb gardens to vibrators, to amuse and titillate.
By Lizzie WiddicombeJune 21, 2019
The PicturesJune 24, 2019 Issue
Yes, the Ladies of “Wine Country” Have a Group Text
Rachel Dratch, Ana Gasteyer, and Paula Pell pull out the tarot cards in the wake of their girls-only comedy with Amy Poehler, Tina Fey, Maya Rudolph, and Emily Spivey.
By Lizzie WiddicombeJune 17, 2019
Annals of ParenthoodJune 3, 2019 Issue
Parenting by the Numbers
The economist Emily Oster challenges the conventional wisdom on child rearing.
By Lizzie WiddicombeMay 27, 2019
Psst Dept.July 2, 2018 Issue
Midtown’s Mattress Speakeasy
From a nondescript office suite, Craig of Craig’s Beds caters to the Cranky New Yorker.
By Lizzie WiddicombeJune 25, 2018
Annals of Human ResourcesJanuary 22, 2018 Issue
Improving Workplace Culture, One Review at a Time
With its emphasis on transparency, the jobs site Glassdoor aims to upend corporate power dynamics.
By Lizzie WiddicombeJanuary 15, 2018
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