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Asking for a Friend
September 4, 2020
A Thank You Note
This column spanned almost five years, and I was lucky to be able to help during so many drastic changes in our world.
July 24, 2020
Can We Attend a Big Fat Covid Wedding?
Another reader feels class resentment toward a friend riding out the pandemic at his country home.
June 12, 2020
Should I Confront My TERFy Ex-Colleagues on Social Media?
A lefty hockey mom wonders if her Facebook posts are affecting her kids’ social lives.
May 1, 2020
Should We Be Kind to the Rich?
A reader also asks about the ethics of ordering groceries online during the pandemic.
March 27, 2020
My Anxious Wife Is Stockpiling Pop-Tarts! What Should I Do?
Another readers asks how to show solidarity amid lockdown.
The Nation is reader supported.
February 28, 2020
I’m Roasting at the Office. What Can I Do?
Another reader asks if life will become “chill” after they graduate.
January 31, 2020
How Can I Help My Mom’s Domestic Worker Get a Dignified Retirement?
Another reader asks, “Why haven’t we gotten past restrictive gender roles around child care and socializing?”
January 10, 2020
A New Mom Asks, ‘When Does It Get Better?’
Another reader inquires about WhatsApp etiquette.
November 15, 2019
My Friend’s Husband Joined the Racist Brexit Party. Help!
Another reader asks why they got fired after they’d already quit.
October 25, 2019
Our Town Is Broke. Should We Accept Investment From a Homophobe and a Tea Partier?
Another reader asks what they should do if a school integration plan causes “logistical mayhem” for their family.