Every year, 12,000 writers attend the AWP writers conference. Last year, it was one of the few conferences that chose not to cancel—and this writer went. A year later, does she regret it?
The economic exploitation of human trafficking destroys an individual’s ability to secure even their most basic needs despite working for years, even decades, and the pandemic has only compounded that turmoil.
A "return to normalcy" is on the horizon. But with all the compounding loss suffered over the last year, can we really go back to pre-pandemic life?
Vice-President Kamala Harris has. Because as someone who was single till she was nearly 50, she understands it can be isolating to live alone — so imagine doing so through the Covid pandemic.
The Republican-enabled Trump administration has cost this nation hundreds of thousands of lives and counting. We don’t owe them our consolation.
Long before the pandemic hit, we were already a country in mourning.
Our government is eager to get people back to work. And for a lot of families, that means putting economically disadvantaged kids living in pandemic hot zones in unsafe classrooms. Here’s one New Orleans teacher’s account of fighting to keep her students safe.
School shooting after school shooting thrust teachers and students into America’s gun rights debate. Now, they’re pawns in a deadly pandemic.
Vaccines have proven, time and time again, to be safe and effective at preventing disease. But with a virus as new as coronavirus, how soon is too soon to get vaccinated?
The Coronavirus pandemic doesn't just do damage to our bodies. The social isolation we're experiencing may also have a long-term impact on our brains.