Showing posts from August 30, 2020

What’s on TV Monday: ‘All or Nothing’ and ‘American Ninja Warrior’

By BY PETER LIBBEY Arts An Amazon sports docuseries returns, this time focusing on the soccer club Tottenham Hotspur. And an athletic competition show prepares for a new season with a special event. New York Times Movies, Television, Documentary Films and Programs August 31, 2020 at 05:00AM

Meet Germany’s Bizarre Anti-Lockdown Protesters

By BY ANNA SAUERBREY Opinion A strange mix of conspiracy theorists, far-right extremists and ordinary citizens have taken to the streets. Why? New York Times Demonstrations, Protests and Riots, Conspiracy Theories, QAnon, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) August 31, 2020 at 05:00AM

As Japan’s Abe Leaves, ‘Abenomics’ Will Remain, for Good or Ill

By BY BEN DOOLEY AND HIKARI HIDA Business The departing prime minister’s policies helped shake Japan out of decades of stagnation. But long-term restructuring efforts are needed to keep its economy charging forward. New York Times Economic Conditions and Trends, International Trade and World Market, Stimulus (Economic) August 31, 2020 at 04:01AM

The Runway Lights Failed, So Villagers Used Their Headlights to Aid an Airlift

By Unknown Author U.S. A child was waiting to be flown to Anchorage, but the pilot of a LifeMed Alaska flight could not see the runway at the airport in Igiugig, Alaska, officials said. New York Times Airlines and Airplanes, Airports, Pilots, Airlifts, Rural Areas, All-Terrain Vehicles (ATV) August 31, 2020 at 03:41AM

Your Monday Briefing

By BY NATASHA FROST Briefing Belarus, Portland protests, British schools: Here’s what you need to know. New York Times August 31, 2020 at 02:42AM

No Corrections: Aug. 31, 2020

By Unknown Author Corrections No corrections appeared in print on Monday, Aug. 31, 2020. New York Times August 31, 2020 at 02:06AM

Quotation of the Day: As China Flexes, Taiwan Revamps Its Military

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Monday, August 31, 2020. New York Times August 31, 2020 at 02:03AM

How to Help Someone Who Lost Their Job

By BY DORIE CHEVLEN Smarter Living Check in, but not too much. New York Times August 31, 2020 at 02:00AM

Think You’re Making Good Climate Choices? Take This Mini-Quiz

By BY VERONICA PENNEY Climate Most Americans don’t have the information they need to effectively reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, according to new research. You might be one of them. New York Times August 31, 2020 at 01:34AM

I’m Still Reading Andrew Sullivan. But I Can’t Defend Him.

By BY BEN SMITH Business He’s one of the most influential journalists of the last three decades, but he’s shadowed by a 1994 magazine cover story that claimed to show a link between race and I.Q. New York Times Writing and Writers, Race and Ethnicity, Same-Sex Marriage, Civil Unions and Domestic Partnerships, Intelligence and Intelligence Tests (IQ), Blogs and Blogging (Internet), Media, Magazines August 31, 2020 at 01:30AM

Portland Shooting Amplifies Tensions in Presidential Race

By BY MIKE BAKER, THOMAS KAPLAN AND SHANE GOLDMACHER U.S. A fatal shooting after clashes in Portland came on the heels of the shooting deaths of two people during confrontations in Kenosha, Wis., earlier in the week. New York Times Demonstrations, Protests and Riots, Presidential Election of 2020, George Floyd Protests (2020), Federal-State Relations (US), Fringe Groups and Movements August 31, 2020 at 12:51AM

Trump, Vicar of Fear and Violence

By BY CHARLES M. BLOW Opinion He continues the old practice of stoking white victimhood for votes. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020, Black People, Whites, Presidents and Presidency (US), Politics and Government, Crime and Criminals August 31, 2020 at 12:22AM

Jon Rahm Sinks a Big Putt to Win Playoff at the BMW Championship

By BY ASSOCIATED PRESS Sports Dustin Johnson, the third-round leader, forced the playoff with Rahm, who shut the door by sinking a putt of over 65 feet for a birdie 3 on the first extra hole. New York Times Golf August 31, 2020 at 12:10AM

Stories of 2020: Five Lives Caught in a Year of Upheaval and Pain

By BY PETER BAKER, JOHN BRANCH, JOHN ELIGON, REID J. EPSTEIN, DAN LEVIN AND MARC STEIN U.S. In a year that has filled morgues, emptied schools, shuttered workplaces, swelled unemployment lines and polarized the electorate, these are a few of the Americans struggling to respond. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), George Floyd Protests (2020), Presidential Election of 2020, Police Brutality, Misconduct and Shootings, Black People, Wildfires, Race and Ethnicity, Demonstrations, Protests and Riots August 30, 2020 at 11:31PM

Preaching Equality, Start-Up Didn’t Practice It With Employees

By BY ERIN GRIFFITH Business Current and former workers at Carta, a hot Silicon Valley fintech company, said they were belittled, excluded and punished if they spoke up. New York Times Workplace Hazards and Violations, Start-ups, Women and Girls, Discrimination August 30, 2020 at 09:00AM

Malcolm X, Laurence Fishburne and ‘the Theater of Your Mind’

By BY LAUREN CHRISTENSEN Books The Oscar-nominated actor narrates “The Autobiography of Malcolm X” in an audiobook project he says “doesn’t change my perspective so much as it amplifies it.” New York Times Books and Literature, Black Lives Matter Movement, Black People, Civil Rights Movement (1954-68), Race and Ethnicity, Audiobooks, Writing and Writers, Actors and Actresses August 30, 2020 at 09:00AM

Política y estética del meme

By BY JORGE CARRIÓN en Español Estos mensajes breves y generalmente irónicos son el auténtico telón de fondo de nuestra época. Y antes de reírnos y compartirlos, valdría la pena analizarlos, especialmente por su contenido político, pero también como una forma artística. New York Times Computers and the Internet, Art, Politics and Government August 30, 2020 at 09:00AM

What’s on TV Sunday: The VMAs and ‘Driven to Abstraction’

By BY LAUREN MESSMAN Arts The MTV Video Music Awards come to New York. And a new documentary retraces a major art world scandal. New York Times Television, Movies August 30, 2020 at 09:00AM

Veteranos militares buscan una cura en retiros de terapia alucinógena en la selva

By BY ERNESTO LONDOÑO AND ADAM FERGUSON en Español La ayahuasca atrae a miles de personas cada año, entre ellas a soldados retirados. Quienes ofrecen la sustancia son exponentes de un boyante mercado de la salud mental sin regulaciones ni permisos. New York Times Veterans, Drug Abuse and Traffic, Mental Health and Disorders, Depression (Mental), Antidepressants, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder August 30, 2020 at 07:10AM

Breonna Taylor’s Life Was Changing. Then the Police Came to Her Door.

By Unknown Author U.S. An ex-boyfriend’s run-ins with the law entangled her even as she tried to move on. Interviews, documents and jailhouse recordings help explain how she landed in the middle of a deadly drug raid. New York Times Police Brutality, Misconduct and Shootings, Black Lives Matter Movement, George Floyd Protests (2020), Racial Profiling, Search and Seizure, Drug Abuse and Traffic August 30, 2020 at 07:00AM

‘A Hail Mary’: Psychedelic Therapy Draws Veterans to Jungle Retreats

By BY ERNESTO LONDOÑO AND ADAM FERGUSON World Ayahuasca, a vomit-inducing hallucinogenic brew, draws thousands of people each year — including former soldiers — to jungle retreats that have become an unlicensed and unregulated mental health marketplace. New York Times Veterans, Drug Abuse and Traffic, Mental Health and Disorders, Depression (Mental), Antidepressants, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder August 30, 2020 at 07:00AM

Looking to Reopen, Colleges Become Labs for Coronavirus Tests and Tracking Apps

By BY MATT RICHTEL U.S. Universities are pioneering technology that could help society combat the pandemic. New York Times Coronavirus Reopenings, Colleges and Universities, Contact Tracing (Public Health), Mobile Applications, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Tests (Medical), Sewers and Sewage, Disease Rates August 30, 2020 at 07:00AM

The Pandemic’s Secret Formula: Backyard Workouts and Lots of Sleep

By BY JERÉ LONGMAN Sports Limitations imposed by the coronavirus have helped, not hurt, the performances of some world-class athletes. New York Times Track and Field, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Sports Injuries August 30, 2020 at 07:00AM

New Yorkers Are Fleeing to the Suburbs: ‘The Demand Is Insane’

By BY MATTHEW HAAG New York The pandemic is spurring home sales as prosperous city residents seek more space. One listing had 97 showings and received 24 offers. New York Times Politics and Government, Economic Conditions and Trends, Real Estate and Housing (Residential), Suburbs August 30, 2020 at 07:00AM

‘I Turned to See a Man Behind Me Wearing a Sweater That I Also Own’

By Unknown Author New York Bonding at a butcher shop, a rainy day ode and more reader tales of New York City in this week’s Metropolitan Diary. New York Times August 30, 2020 at 07:00AM