Opinion | 758 doctors for 19 million kids. The safety net for kids is gone.
Jun 07, 2023 | Washington Post
Backlogs for early intervention services are months long. 25 states have critical shortages of special education teachers. What's a parent to do? More →
It's infuriatingly hard to understand how closed models train on their input
Jun 07, 2023 | simonwillison.net
How to Prepare for Wildfire Smoke, According to Doctors at Harvard
Jun 07, 2023 | Heatmap News
Experts explain what you can do about the smoke engulfing the East Coast and Midwest. More →
Analysis | America’s doughnut capital. Can we stop at just one?
Jun 06, 2023 | Washington Post
No country loves fried dough more than the United States. But is America split by a hidden doughnut divide? We investigate. More →
Supreme Risk: An Interactive Guide to Rights the Supreme Court Could Take Away
Jun 04, 2023 | ProPublica
Most rights are based in statute, but dozens — such as rights to same-sex marriage, search warrants and Miranda warnings — are based on judicial rulings that the Supreme Court can overturn and that current justices have questioned some aspect of. More →
Journalists at country’s largest newspaper chain will walk off the job
Jun 02, 2023 | Washington Post
Hundreds of staffers at Gannett newspapers across seven states are protesting their company’s leadership and job cuts. More →
Pork-pocalypse now? In wake of Supreme Court ruling and 2016 vote, pork prices could soar in Mass. - The Boston Globe
May 27, 2023 | BostonGlobe.com
A 2016 animal welfare ballot measure that would prohibit most US pork from being sold in Massachusetts could finally take effect as soon as next month. And pork purveyors here say that means prices are about to pop. More →
From the editor: Sonoma County trans student-athlete’s story is not ours to tell
May 25, 2023 | Santa Rosa Press Democrat
The national firestorm that ignited last week over a Sonoma County transgender student-athlete is bullying, plain and simple, says Richard A. Green, executive editor of The Press Democrat. More →
As wildfire smoke worsens public health, government watchdog calls EPA response 'ad hoc'
May 23, 2023 | MuckRock
Congressional investigators say the use of a regulatory loophole to erase smoke pollution from the official record is on the rise. More →
Gannett is experiencing a mass exodus among top execs. Here’s who has left. - Poynter
May 23, 2023 | www.poynter.org
I Know One Way the Supreme Court Got to How It Is. I Watched It Happen for Years.
May 22, 2023 | Slate Magazine
There are solutions we could begin right now. More →
Eat more beans. Please.
May 16, 2023 | Vox
Beans are high in protein, efficient to grow, and can even improve soil health. They cost less than conventional or new plant-based meats, and they’re increasingly getting attention among foodies. More →
Unpacking the Myths of Drilling in MMA, BJJ, and Kickboxing: Understanding Ecological Dynamics
May 13, 2023 | Primal MKE - MMA Fitness BJJ Grappling kickboxing best milwaukee west allis
The world of martial arts has been long dominated by the belief that repetitive drilling leads to perfected techniques and muscle memory. However, this conventional wisdom is often contradicted by research and practices in the dynamic and complex... More →
It’s Tennis vs. Pickleball vs. Padel. Or Is It?
May 11, 2023 | www.nytimes.com
What the end of the COVID public health emergency means in Massachusetts
May 11, 2023 | www.wbur.org
After more than three years, COVID public health emergencies at the federal level and in Massachusetts come to an end Thursday. Here's what will change with testing, masking, vaccination and more. More →
God Emperor of Dune would make a terrible movie — and we need it
May 11, 2023 | Polygon
C’mon, Denis Villeneuve, give us our giant philosophical worm king More →
The Same Work but a Lot Less Pay for Women. Welcome to Tennis in 2023.
May 10, 2023 | www.nytimes.com
Life Expectancy and Inequality
May 09, 2023 | Medium
America is experiencing the greatest gap in life expectancy across regions in the last 40 years More →
Opinion | Pickleball is the worst
May 08, 2023 | Washington Post
Any game you can take up after breakfast and be pretty good at by lunch is not a sport. And it isn't even great exercise. More →
Analysis | America’s learned helplessness on guns
May 08, 2023 | Washington Post
The debate over how to address gun violence is between doing something and doing nothing. More →