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Two Degrees of Separation From a Bomber

A TIME.com column I wrote today with my husband, Nicholas Christakis: We spent a tense hour last Monday checking Facebook and Twitter to account for all 400 of our students at Harvard College, several of whom had been running in the marathon … Continue reading

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My Big Fat American Government

Hey, props to Boston! Taxachusetts, I heart you. Gimme some B-I-G government! O big/bloated/corrupt government-shunners, O bombastic, ignorant Tea partiers, O federal trough-slopping hypocrites… come on, just admit it. Didn’t we all see this week what robust public investments in health, … Continue reading

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White-out

  I hope you don’t mind the attitude, but I’m feeling just the teensiest bit triumphantly badass this morning. My Massachusetts pride is partially restored.  I remember back when we had real snow, when my dad, in the Blizzard of … Continue reading

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