Category Archives: NY Times


Mar

09

2017

Making Child Care Affordable for All

March 9, 2017 To the Editor: Re “An Unlikely Champion of Affordable Child Care” (news article, March 3): President Trump’s proposed child care plan, promoted by his daughter Ivanka, would serve to put the Trump brand on an important social policy reform but do little to help the low-income families who most need help paying for services. According to a recent Tax Policy Center report,…

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Mar

08

2017

Teenagers Do Dumb Things, but There Are Ways to Limit Recklessness

March 8, 2017 Adolescence By LISA DAMOUR By now parents are familiar with the worrisome finding that the thrill-seeking centers of the adolescent brain can readily outmatch the teenage brain’s emerging rational control systems. I count myself among the adults who find this neurological account of adolescent recklessness to be both clarifying and confounding. It helpfully explains why really thoughtful teenagers sometimes do really dumb…

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Mar

07

2017

Valerie June: The First Time I Lost a Parent

By VALERIE JUNE March 7, 2017 Although my dad was one of the friendliest people I’ve ever known, his life seemed to be fully focused on his family and his businesses. My father had two companies: Music Makers Productions, where he promoted the likes of Prince and Bobby Womack, and Hockett Construction and Demolition Company, where he made the bulk of his living for his wife and…

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Mar

01

2017

Should You Tell Uber Your Driver Was High?

The magazine’s ethicist columnist on whether to report a driver you believe was DUI and whether to tell your friend’s divorce lawyer about the illegal actions of her ex.



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