The world since Anita Hill (The Conversation)
by Meg Bond
Just how much have things changed since Anita Hill’s testimony about Clarence Thomas in 1991? Tallying up instances of harassment and assault isn’t simple, but there are some trends we can see in the data.
Why aren’t millennials getting divorced? (The Cut)
by Katie Heaney
Millennials get divorced a lot less than their elders did. But that may be less a sign of new respect for the sanctity of wedding vows and more a result of class divisions and caution around marriage.
The society for reviving the dead (Nursing Clio)
by Sarah Swedberg
In the eighteenth century, there was a very real danger of being mistakenly buried alive. So much so that a club formed to revive apparent victims of drowning and other fatal events, sometimes using tickling or snuff.
Why TB is so deadly (Vox)
by Abigail Higgins
Treatment of tuberculosis is 85 percent effective when done correctly. But the disease killed 1.6 million people last year, and less-than-perfect treatment regimens may be making the situation worse.
Housing growth without disruption (Slate)
by Henry Grabar
Housing in big cities often plays out as a zero-sum game between established ethnic enclaves and gentrifying newcomers. But a study of three distinct groups in New York City shows how some longstanding neighborhood residents embrace growth in their backyards.
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