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Red-State Death, Blue-State Health?

New York Times columnist Paul Krugman uses ‘deaths of despair’ as a partisan bludgeon.

Going Local in a Troubled Time

Finding local solutions to national problems offers an approach better fitting of the diversity of American communities.

Return of the Notman

The age of opioids (among other contaminations) suggests a look back at the odd Robinson Jeffers, and at what he said in his poems—and at his cranky and ruthless life as a semi-solitary poet living on what was then a wild stretch of the central California coast.

Loneliness Is Fueling The Opioid Epidemic. Here’s How You Can Help.

Social despair more so than economic despair is the main driver behind our current opioid crisis; the task before us looms large, but there is a way to repair and rebuild social capital.