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First Timer • U.S. President Joe Biden addresses a joint session of Congress on April 28. Vice President Kamala Harris and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) are on the dais behind him at the U.S. Capitol. “Now, after just 100 days, I can report to the nation: America is on the move again,” Biden said. “Turning peril into possibility. Crisis into opportunity. Setback into strength.”
The Hidden Tax on Women • It’s time to lift the heavy financial and emotional burdens imposed because period products aren’t eligible for subsidies like other essentials
Q&A: Anita Diamant
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How to Support Your Graduating Senior • The pandemic has turned the college experience on its head. Here’s some advice for students heading into one of the more challenging job markets ever
Moving Forward • New York legislator Ron Kim made headlines criticizing Governor Andrew Cuomo. Now he wants to focus on the state’s COVID-19 recovery
CAN AMERICA SEIZE THIS MOMENT? • To move the country forward after the historic conviction of George Floyd’s killer, Joe Biden must fix the criminal justice crisis he helped create, the author says
FROM RODNEY KING TO GEORGE FLOYD • How far has America come since the first shocking video of a Black man treated brutally by white police officers 30 years ago? King’s lawyer weighs in.
“Anyone can Kill you at any time.” • WHAT COPS REALLY LEARN IN THE ACADEMY AND HOW IT IMPACTS THEIR POLICING
Deadly Encounters • More than 1000 people—including police— died in clashes during the period from George Floyd’s murder to Derek Chauvin’s conviction
A Musical Chameleon Goes Retro • St. Vincent takes inspiration from the 1970s for her latest record Daddy’s Home
Unique Urban Gardens Around the World • For even the most die-hard city dweller, a quick escape into nature is always a welcome breath of fresh air. Rather than journey hours away to the mountains or forest, try looking for an urban garden nearby—they are often tucked away just around the corner. From a historic oasis in the Iranian desert to a secret Australian garden built by one determined woman, here are some of the coolest gardens in cities around the world. Take a deep breath and say aah! —Sarah Dreher