Trove – 4 Things Worth Reading

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‘Trove’ is a weekly compilation of stories and articles that have captured my attention and compelled me to read on.

Happy reading!

  • Parent Health Care and Modern Medicine’s Obsession With Longevity – The era of medical miracles has created a new phase of aging, as far from living as it is from dying. A son’s plea to let his mother go. | New York Magazine
  • In Defense of the Faculty Lounge –  A defense of the faculty lounge, that magical idea factory that has become, in the current presidential campaign, an object of unexpected derision.| Bloomberg
  • Why Women Still Can’t Have It All – It’s time to stop fooling ourselves, says a woman who left a position of power: the women who have managed to be both mothers and top professionals are superhuman, rich, or self-employed. If we truly believe in equal opportunity for all women, here’s what has to change. | Anne-Marie Slaughter – The Atlantic
  • How Texas Inflicts Bad Textbooks on Us – No matter where you live, if your children go to public schools, the textbooks they use were very possibly written under Texas influence.| Gail Collins, The New York Review of Books

Something Awesome:

  • A Story for Tomorrow: A Cinematic Meditation on the Human Condition | Brain Pickings