Many fast-food chains, including McDonald’s, Wendy’s, and Krispy Kreme, are all too aware of the trends and are promising food specials. Still, the owner of a pizza restaurant in the swing state of Florida told Slate that she’s expecting “a pretty normal Tuesday night,” given that delivery apps ensure people are now able to order all the foods under the sun. (Just remember that if you do order delivery on this extra-busy night, you should tip generously.) … [Read more...] about What is America likely to eat on election night?
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With the setting of an overwhelmed hospital, viewers get a front-row seat to all the misery, pain, and confusion of the virus. We see the terrified eyes of the patients as they’re informed that they can’t go home because they’ll infect their families, and we see the exhausted eyes of the medical staff as they try to figure out how to intubate a patient when all the equipment is already in use on other patients. … [Read more...] about As pandemic winter approaches, the COVID-19 doc ’76 Days’ is a wake-up call
Even when employers do seek to advocate for the collective good, they often miss the point. In New York, for example, most large white-collar employers are members of the Partnership for New York City, a powerful nonprofit led by longtime president and CEO Kathryn Wylde. As the organization grappled with the evolving coronavirus crisis throughout the spring and summer, the partnership surveyed its members on their priorities. Employers said they were most concerned about health, transit, and childcare, in that order. But when the partnership published its “call to action” for economic recovery, in July, its ideas regarding school and childcare centered around strengthening the city’s online learning capabilities—a solution that would do little to alleviate the dual burden of full-time work and full-time oversight of Zoom-based learning. And indeed, when New York City shuttered schools in November—but still exempted restaurants and gyms—there … [Read more...] about Why “flexibility” may be the least helpful thing companies can offer working parents right now