Brooklyn Bond

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On Losing a Husband, and (Almost) Losing a Wedding Ring

My husband died in May, the morning after his older brother’s wedding, in San Francisco. The wedding was a joyful celebration, the next morning its opposite.<p>Peter was only thirty-nine. An autopsy revealed that he died from Loeffler’s endocarditis, a disease as rare in its diagnosis as it is …

New York State

You can find anything on Craigslist. I found my obsession, my worst nightmare.

<i>This story is part of a series called</i> <i>Craigslist Confessional</i><i>. Writer Helena Bala has been meeting people via Craigslist and documenting their stories for over two years. Each story is written as it was told to her. Bala says that by listening to their stories, she hopes to bear witness to her</i> …

Relationships

Silicon Valley parents are raising their kids tech-free — and it should be a red flag

It's 9 a.m. in Sunnyvale, California and Minni Shahi is on her way to work at the Apple headquarters in Cupertino. Her husband, a former Googler named Vijay Koduri, is meeting his business partner at a local Starbucks to discuss their startup, a YouTube clip-making business called HashCut.<p>Shahi and …

Myanmar's Suu Kyi calls for free and fair elections as campaign starts | Reuters

YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi launched her campaign on Tuesday for the first general election since the end of military rule saying it was a crucial turning point and calling on the global community to monitor the outcome.<p>In a video message posted on her National …

Woman Shares 14 Things Men Can Do Better After #MeToo Campaign Goes Viral

"Thanks for trying to be decent men. We see you."<p>Earlier this week, the hashtag #MeToo went viral after actress Alyssa Milano tweeted the idea based …

The Collapse of Trumpcare and the Rise of Single Payer

Two major developments in September upended US healthcare politics. The month’s end saw the failure of a last-ditch blitz by Senate Republicans to …

You decide: Would you remove these children from their families?

Every day, Australia's child protection workers face a heartbreaking and fraught decision: leave a child in a potentially dangerous family situation, …

Fact check: Are insurers 'enriched' by Obama health law, as Trump says?

President Donald Trump says health insurers have been "enriched" by President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act. So why are companies pulling back from the law's insurance marketplaces?<p>__<p>TRUMP: "I won't do anything to enrich the insurance companies because right now the insurance companies are …

Without an analysis of the patriarchy, we will remain powerless to change the abuse of women that is present in varying degrees everywhere<p>Late at night I gaze upon the faces of the women of the YPJ, the Kurdish all-female military organisation, as they unfurl flags in Raqqa. Isis is not entirely …

Feminism