Hannah Zeavin / N+1Dec 14, 2022
Bernadette Mayer’s work opened up the subject of poetry so that friendship, as much as romantic love or sex, might be central to its content. Dig deeper ( 13 Min. Read )
Frida Berrigan / TomDispatchOct 8, 2018
Facing a world in which there are now two forms of potential humanly induced annihilation --- the fast and slow ones --- I don’t simply want to dump them on my son. Dig deeper ( 9 Min. Read )
By Elaine MargolinApr 28, 2017
Peter Andreas' memoir explores a "childhood chasing the revolution" as the son of an impulsive, self-centered political radical who cloaked her narcissism behind pro-Marxist rhetoric. Dig deeper ( 6 Min. Read )
By Nina Martin / ProPublicaAug 25, 2016
Two new reports show that pregnancy-related deaths and severe obstetrical complications rose as the state slashed funding for family planning, but researchers and state officials say more information is needed to understand the trend. Dig deeper ( 6 Min. Read )
By Elaine MargolinAug 19, 2016
Nadja Spiegelman's new memoir is an attempt to decode her mother's wounds: "The past was always there on her body, but I couldn't see it It was underneath everything else: the blueprint we both carried". Dig deeper ( 5 Min. Read )
Robert Scheer / TruthdigMay 8, 2016
In honor of Mother's Day, we've republished Robert Scheer's account of his mother's struggles as an immigrant living in fear of deportation. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigApr 11, 2016
Air pollution contributes to 16,000 preterm births annually and costs the country billions of dollars in medical costs and lost productivity, the first study of the phenomenon suggests. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigAug 1, 2015
When recognized and empowered, Muslim mothers can play a robust role in protecting their families and communities. It's a role enshrined in the Islamic tradition. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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