What to Actually Do About an Unequal Partnership
Silence is a vote for the status quo. If we are truly committed to gender equality, then we need to push ourselves to actually do something about it.
How to Show Up For Your Friends Without Kids — and How to Show Up For Kids and Their Parents
Parents feel like society is incredibly hostile to them; single people feel like society is incredibly hostile to them; partnered people without kids feel like society is incredibly hostile to them. All of this is true, because society is just flat-out hostile to all manner of people who aren’t exorbitantly wealthy
Last stand at Azovstal (NYT gift article)
That morning, the general director of Azovstal, an industrial behemoth with more than 11,000 workers, convened his board. The director, Enver Tskitishvili, went on a war footing, deciding to power down the blast furnaces and cease operations for the first time since World War II.
Then the board made a decision that would shape the battle for eastern Ukraine.
Deep beneath the steel plant were 36 bomb shelters, a legacy of the Cold War. The shelters, some more than 20 feet underground, had enough food to feed thousands of people for several weeks. Believing the fighting would not last long, Mr. Tskitishvili and the other executives saw the plant as a sanctuary and invited employees to come there with their families.
In a paralysed landscape, in a stalled economy, in a city where no one can plan anything, the volonteri are creating the future. They aren’t afraid of loss, siege or occupation, because they think they are going to win.
It’s not a frequent topic of discussion, but doctors die, too. And they don’t die like the rest of us. What’s unusual about them is not how much treatment they get compared to most Americans, but how little. For all the time they spend fending off the deaths of others, they tend to be fairly serene when faced with death themselves. They know exactly what is going to happen, they know the choices, and they generally have access to any sort of medical care they could want. But they go gently.
ako oddeliť dve misky (pretty funny)
… gave to toddler (clear mandate that bowls must stay together) …
Family Recipes Etched in Stone. Gravestone, That Is. (NYT gift article)