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The New York Times is right: We need climate self-care more than climate diets

“Relax” by Koijots is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0


I work in fast food — cleaning, grilling, smiling — and I know why you don’t want me to earn $15 an hour

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How I Got Radicalized

Only a certain class of kid can make the best matcha macarons

Oliva and Remy Bond from Season 6 of MasterChef Junior. Photo illustration; source: Mike Pont/Getty Images


THE WAY WE WORK NOW

‘We had to keep traveling because it’s part of our job’

Photo illustration; source image courtesy of Luke Martin of Chopstick Travel


The Way We Work Now

Our restaurant has been open at full capacity for weeks — even indoors

Photo illustration; source: SERGIO FLORES/AFP via Getty Images


Before Guy Fieri started saving restaurants hit by the pandemic, he saved a Syrian restaurant on the brink of collapse

Guy Fieri holding and pointing to a small plaque that says “Flavortown”.
Guy Fieri holding and pointing to a small plaque that says “Flavortown”.
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Consumers have been boycotting the brand since its CEO came out for Trump

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Amid horrifying Covid-19 racial disparities, America needs to expand access to healthy food

The line to get into a grocery store in Chicago, Illinois on May 1, 2020. Photo: Xinhua News Agency/Getty Images


Column

Lockdown has drained the joy from cooking

Photo: Photographer, Basak Gurbuz Derman/Getty Images


The Medium Universe would like to speak to the manager about this (in)famous meme

  • Phoebe Maltz Bovy expertly details why everyone is suddenly talking about “Karen” — the viral meme meant to torch the archetype of an entitled middle-aged white woman — and how debates around the meme’s treatment toward issues of race, privilege, and gender often miss the mark. “The ‘Karen’ question is really the problem with ambivalent spots on the privilege hierarchy,” she writes. …

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