Katie Way

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Beauty Chains Are Lagging When It Comes to Masking Policies. Why?

Despite their commitments to "self-care," too many spas, makeup superstores, and salon chains are lax about mask-wearing, putting customers and employees at risk.
Katie Way
7.24.20
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Here Are the Major American Retailers That Do—And Don't—Require Masks

The government won't make us protect ourselves and others, but some companies will. Thanks, President Best Buy!
Katie Way
7.21.20
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Summer Camps Have Become a New Hotbed for COVID-19 Spread

COVID-19 outbreaks at day camps and sleepaway camps are throwing yet another wrench in summer plans across the U.S.
Katie Way
7.16.20
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The Go-To Instagram for NYC Protest Updates Explains How They Do It

The team behind @justiceforgeorgenyc talked about what it takes to track protests and keep their followers informed.
Katie Way
7.13.20
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We Should Be Talking More About Opening Schools and Less About Businesses

Education experts (and desperate parents) are begging us to actually, seriously think of the children.
Katie Way
7.10.20
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Despite Racist Asian Tropes, YA Novel’s Film Adaptation Moves Ahead

‘Eleanor and Park’ has been widely criticized for descriptions of its Asian character, but that hasn’t fazed Hollywood.
Katie Way
7.8.20
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Can't Imagine a World Without Police? Start Here

Wondering if killer cops should be locked up? Hearing terms like 'community accountability' and 'restorative justice' but confused about what they mean? Here's a primer on the police abolitionist vision of the future.
Katie Way
6.26.20
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Diet Critics Are Scared Millennials Aren’t Eating ‘Healthy’ in the Pandemic

We’re in the middle of several crises; heaven forbid we have some potato chips about it.
Katie Way
6.22.20
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'Little Bubbles': the Pandemic Coping Strategy That Refuses to Go Away

In place of adequate containment strategies, we have... designers trying to encase us in little pods during every activity.
Katie Way
6.17.20
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How to Handle COVID-19 Testing While Protesting

Here’s what experts say about how to balance fighting one public health pandemic with containing another.
Katie Way
6.11.20
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Police Violence at Protests Is Undeniable. All the Videos Are Right Here

In reaction to civilians and politicians in denial that cops are striking first at anti-racism protests, two activists are cataloguing every video they can find in a public spreadsheet.
Katie Way
6.6.20
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There's Something Weird About Cuomo Asking Protesters to Get COVID Tests

Protesters are risking infection, but the vast majority of them are in a city where anyone can already get tested for any reason (or no reason at all).
Katie Way
6.5.20
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