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Did We Fail?

By |November 17th, 2016|Tags: , , , , |

Like many journalists, I am having a crisis of the soul. In the days since November 8's election a form of self reflection has become very popular among newsrooms of every stripe. Writing for the New York Times, columnist [...]

Running Like Hell From Dengue

By |November 9th, 2016|Tags: , , |

So very many things scare me. Recently a colleague reached out to share the story she wrote about contracting dengue, or "breakbone," fever. (Jodi Ettenberg, of the superlative Legal Nomads.) Dengue gets its gruesome nickname from [...]

Rules for Flying

By |April 1st, 2016|Tags: , , , |

Yesterday I wrote an open letter to the passenger in front of me on my flight back from Lima. I'll give her credit, in the quest to make physics her bitch she wasn't a quitter. No matter how [...]