In a painfully segregated school system like NYC’s, questions like “Which schools have families like yours?” feel as dog-whistle-y as anything coming out of the Republican primary.
Media is trying to help us understand — and, then, better resist — our own subconscious biases, which stores and advertisers use against us.
Free public defenders aren’t actually free. Some municipalities require people to pay $50-200 in “public defender application fees,” and that’s just the beginning.
Let us all swoon over Anne-Marie Slaughter’s husband.
My whole life, part of me has existed in a defensive crouch waiting for people to yell at me about my decisions. Turns out all I needed to do was write a personal essay for the Atlantic.
“Building new affordable housing in wealthy areas takes investment away from the downtrodden areas that most need it.”
Bourree Lam writes in the Atlantic about the negative results that can occur when a prospective employer asks for your salary history.
Do they just never drink lattes? Always take their lunch to work? Make their bed every morning? What could it be?
People who bring tote bags with them to the grocery store are more likely to buy junk food, apparently.