By accepting aid from the food drive, people feel their class status is visible and for some men, their masculinity is exposed and denigrated. People are more vulnerable to feeling ashamed and disgraced as they may be incapable of taking care of their family during the pandemic. In the face of shame, one may feel trapped, powerless and isolated.
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Plague Journal 1: It is at once a detailed narration of human dynamics within a quarantined and imperiled population, and a metaphor for the moral choices presented by human existence. For Camus, the plague is the human condition in which random death can be visited on any of us at any time, without reason, and regardless of our virtues.
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For their part, members of Pittsburgh’s Jewish community were surprised that a group had come all the way from Boston just to support them during this difficult weekend.
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It’s Thanksgiving this week. More correctly the National Day of Mourning. A holiday ...
Among the many to weigh in on these issues, the New England First Amendment Coalition (NEFAC) has released a compelling statement... It’s on the money, and so informative and forward-looking that we thought it was our duty to excerpt it here...
Between the protesters, the counterprotesters, the media, the cops, and a handful of trolls, countless stories unfolded in Boston last weekend. These are several we encountered…
The panicked calls came from my friends and family—including my poor old mother, who was afraid I would be shot—right around the time that I arrived on Boston Common on Saturday.
Where were these nazis anyway? Where were they coming from? Did they take Uber?