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The Biggest Loss in Paradise? Its Elders.

Dozens of seniors are dead and hundreds are missing. How do we better protect this vulnerable population from future natural disasters?

 

Unpopular Opinions: All Hail Pigeons

These misunderstood, resilient creatures simply reflect humanity’s creation of poverty and waste — and disgust for them says a lot about us.

 




Culture

These Are the Cliches I Can’t Stand

It is a joy to be an editor. But as marketing-speak conquers journalism, I have an ever-growing spreadsheet that lists more than 100 soul-crushing no-nos.

 

Five Words I’m Trying Not to Use

When I realized the r-word had somehow crept back into my working vocabulary, I had to work hard to stop. Here are some others I've tried to move beyond.