Readers consider why kids are so fascinated by trash-pickup vehicles—and why adults aren’t.
Readers discuss why glasses and contact lenses are so difficult to get in the United States.
Readers respond to our November 2019 issue and more.
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Readers respond to our October 2019 issue and more.
The value of these pre-wedding social events reaches far beyond the happy couple.
Readers discuss whether the crowd’s reaction to Trump at Game 5 of the World Series was an act of patriotism or bullying.
Gail Sheehy and Liza Mundy discuss the end of fertility—and the diversity of women’s experiences.
Readers defend the risks of a costly new peanut-allergy treatment.
A former member of the prime minister’s foreign-policy staff encourages Canadian progressives to consider other candidates.
Readers respond to our September 2019 cover story and more.
Members of the Anthropocene Working Group defend the proposed geological epoch.
Two leaders in higher education respond to Senator Ben Sasse’s (incomplete) list of the questions facing American colleges and universities.
Readers push back on a proposal to exclude corporate-law partners from federal judiciary nominations.
Readers respond to August 2019 articles on stock buybacks, the return of measles, and DIY coffins.
“Paper straws are not going to solve the ocean plastics crisis,” a reader writes. But they’re a good first step.
A reader pushes back on the notion that Moynihan was “quiet” in the face of Richard Nixon’s racism.
Some get right to work. Others watch the sun come up and listen to the birds.
After Jeffrey Epstein’s death, readers discuss the mistreatment of inmates in U.S. correctional facilities and state penitentiaries.