My wife, Sheryl WuDunn, and I were at a conference last week on addiction, and I come away scared.
If you’re not frightened of fentanyl, you’re not paying attention. It’s a synthetic opioid that is cheap and deadly, and it’s hard to overstate its impact.
Confessions of an environmental studies prof: When I ask my university students to name the best ways to save the Chesapeake Bay and the planet, and they answer, “Don’t eat meat,” I realize I might have gone a bit overboard or perhaps not put enough emphasis on “industrial” when I talk about industrial meat.
The bay is dead. Long live the bay.
That declaration derives from 15th-century England — “The king is dead. Long live the king” — assuring the public an orderly succession. And reminding them that change is inevitable.
He had cleaned out his locker, so he could go home and kill himself. He squeezed out the front door of his junior high school, carrying a pile of books, two sweaters, a baseball bat, a glove and a …