Articles by Lily Sánchez
Of Course We Should All be Working Less
America’s pro-work culture is destroying our health and well-being. Bernie Sanders has the right idea in calling for a 4-day workweek.
Doctors Who Spread Medical Misinformation Should Lose Their Licenses. Why Don’t They?
Doctors have been some of the worst spreaders of medical misinformation in recent years. Why do most of them get away with it?
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. is a Lying Crank Posing as a Progressive Alternative to Biden
The only ‘herd immunity’ we need is against abysmal candidates like RFK Jr. He has spent decades as a professional liar and is not the kind of person who should be anywhere near power.
We Need Empathy, Not Just Etiquette, On The Subway
Jordan Neely’s murder is a reminder that we need more than just civility toward other people in public. We actually need to give a damn about them.
The Surgeon General Should Stop Telling People to Solve the Loneliness Crisis on Their Own
The Surgeon General, in recent comments about ‘Our epidemic of loneliness and isolation,’ gives individual solutions to what is a systemic problem that requires large-scale policy solutions.
We Can’t Make Healthcare Fair Until We Reject the Logic of Scarcity
In his new book, physician writer Ricardo Nuila uses the safety-net hospital where he works as a model for healthcare reform. It’s true that healthcare ought to be public, universal, and government funded, but to build a truly just healthcare system and a healthy society, we must reject the underlying logic of scarcity built into the healthcare system and the idea that healthcare is simply a transaction or a fair deal.
On Slowing Down to Cook
Life is hectic. But to eat meals quickly and not cook is to miss out on an enjoyable sensory experience that connects us to the natural world, different cultures, and to each other.
Why We Should Abolish the Family
The family is a conservative project that limits human flourishing. The family must be abolished.
Abortion Restrictions Force Medical Personnel To Commit Grave Ethical Violations
In a post-Roe world, doctors will increasingly face a terrible choice: to follow heinous laws or to uphold ethical obligations to provide patients the care they need. When law and professional duty conflict, medical personnel must carry out their duty regardless of the state’s commands.
U.S. Policymaking on Sex and Reproduction is Based on Damaging Conservative Assumptions
Legislation around sex and reproduction ought to empower people by educating them and enhancing their freedom—as opposed to promoting shame and stigmatization.
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