Lyft and Citi Bike Stand With the Protesters—Just Not Past 6pm
As cities enact curfews, public bikes and scooters could easily stay in service. Instead, companies are taking a side that hurts protesters and essential workers.
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The World's Most Basic Guide to Contacting Your Reps
If you want to take action against police brutality, this is an easy place to start.
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Is It Safe to Leave Hand Sanitizer in a Hot Car?
Summer is here, temperatures are on the rise, and nobody wants to accidentally set their own car on fire.
Don't Get Mad at People Quarantined With Yards—Get Even
I don't have a second home to misguidedly flee to, but I do have a fire escape and a strong sense of this summer's possibilities.
At-Home Coronavirus Testing Might Be Too Good to Be True
“There's a tremendous amount of wishful thinking in COVID-19 right now. People want to come up with a magic pill, and want to come up with a magic test.”
Never Mind Whether Shaming Is Good or Bad; Does It Work?
Before you post new photos of a crowded park or yell at a stranger to mask up, read this.
'Vibe Check?' Is the Ideal Way to Greet Friends Right Now
Coming up with an answer to "How are you?" is impossible. Assessing the vibe? Delightful.
How an Atlanta Hairstylist Set Up Her Own Salon to Stay Safe
As Georgia reopens, workers are caught between losing their unemployment and getting themselves and others sick. Here’s how one hairstylist is handling it.
How to Gently Tell Your Boomer Parents That Antibody Tests Aren't a Miracle
In theory, knowing who has antibodies and who's immune would be a large step toward reopening the country; in practice, the science isn't there yet.
How to Protect Yourself When Your State Reopens Way Too Early
Georgia and Texas ended their stay-at-home orders early, completely confusing their residents. Here are science-backed ways to stay safe in this situation.
Is the Governor of Texas Trying to Kill My Family by Reopening the State?
Despite statewide coronavirus case numbers increasing, Greg Abbott will reopen Texas on Thursday, using "the economy" as an excuse to risk people's lives and health.
I Can’t Go Anywhere, but Marfa Public Radio Takes Me to a West Texas Dive
I come for songs that aren't of my own Spotify algorithm, but stay for the weather dispatches from small Texas towns.