A new week of work requires inspiration, not box-ticking

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An American love letter to the BBC’s Question Time

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Tips for those of us who are not natural-born runners

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The most valuable lesson a substitute teacher ever taught me

Cover up the other name in the sentence and the word “and,” and you’ll be able to tell right away which formulation makes good grammatical sense.

Four works and voices that bring me cheer

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1. Yoga With Adriene

A quick tableau of white supremacy—how it started, how it’s going

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How I Got Through This

In a year of uncertainty, at least we could take control of our marriage

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Alexander Chee writes about the ‘destructive fantasies’ we engage in when we’re stuck

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The pandemic holidays are here, and they are going to be very, very different this year

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Sarah Begley

Director at Medium working with authors and books. Formerly a staff writer and editor at Time.

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