Tag: children

In the Dim Below

April 2015

Our parents were too busy launching bombs over the river to notice missing fingers.

Manash Bhattacharjee: Let Children Be

February 2015

On violence against children after the Peshawar tragedy.

Butterflies in November

December 2014

You’ll barely notice him, he won’t nag or pester you, doesn’t even sing the way other kids do.

Heather Vogell: Cracking Down on Two Schools’ Use of Restraints

August 2014

Investigators found a systematic breakdown in how educators at the schools employed restraints and seclusions.

Laura Gottesdiener: Drowning in Profits

June 2014

A Private equity firm, a missing pool fence, and the price of a child’s death.

Theodoric Meyer and T. Christian Miller: Schumer Calls on Drug Makers to Add Safety Devices to Children’s Medicines Within a Year

January 2014

It's not just baby bottles, but safety bottles that keep a child safe.

Tom Engelhardt: The Secret History of G.I. Joe

August 2013

Barbie, Joe, Darth Vader, and warmaking in children’s culture.

Interior Lives

May 2013

The award-winning novelist on the fluidity of sexuality, the intersections of art and selfishness, and her most recent book, The Woman Upstairs.

The Throwaways

March 2013

In Kenya, doctors are force-sterilizing HIV-positive women without their consent—and in some cases, without their knowledge.

Those Who Answered to Abraham

August 2011

“It is bad that a man who has swum in the great River Niger should be drowned in its small tributary.”