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When Pete Hamill Was the Editor of the New York Daily News
When the newsroom rumors began to circulate that Hamill was on thin ice, the staff put together a petition demanding that he remain. The publishers were unimpressed.
By Tom RobbinsAugust 6, 2020
The Uncertainties Facing New York City’s Young Essential Workers
Many teen-agers working in grocery stores and restaurants are grappling with the pressure to help support their families, protect vulnerable loved ones, and plan for their own futures.
By Alexis OkeowoAugust 3, 2020
“Equipo Trump”: The President’s Brazen Attempt to Win Over Latino Voters
Capitalizing on support from Mexico’s President, the Trump campaign is trying to court Hispanics in battleground states.
By Stephania TaladridJuly 31, 2020
The Coronavirus Pandemic Has Intensified Systemic Economic Racism Against Black Americans
Without bold government action, many African-Americans will have an especially hard time recovering from the recession.
By Steven GreenhouseJuly 30, 2020
After Beating Back the Coronavirus, Jamaica Prioritizes Tourism Over Public Health
Opening its borders to American tourists puts the country’s population at risk.
By Natalie MeadeJuly 23, 2020
The Stranded Babies of the Coronavirus Disaster
A Brooklyn couple’s daughter was due to be born in April, to a surrogate in Ukraine. Then the virus struck.
By Lizzie WiddicombeJuly 20, 2020
Is the Saudi Government Plotting Against Another U.S.-Based Critic?
Ali Soufan, a decorated veteran of U.S. law enforcement, has become the target of a vitriolic social-media campaign that appears to involve some of the same people who had targeted Jamal Khashoggi.
By Dexter FilkinsJuly 16, 2020
The Promising Results of a Citywide Basic-Income Experiment
A program in Stockton, California—historically, the foreclosure capital of the U.S.—has been providing an unconditional five hundred dollars per month to a group of residents.
By Linnea Feldman Emison July 15, 2020
How Texas Republicans Politicized the Coronavirus Pandemic
The machismo inherent in taking risks during a pandemic is particularly potent in Texas, where the state G.O.P. lauds “self-respect and self-reliance.”
By Lauren HilgersJuly 14, 2020
How Jair Bolsonaro and the Coronavirus Put Brazil’s Systemic Racism on Display
As the country’s infection rates have risen, a clearer picture has emerged of whose lives the President apparently deems disposable.
By Anakwa DwamenaJuly 8, 2020
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