Vote Like Your Health Depends on It

If mismanagement of a pandemic, widespread corruption, impeachment, the end of government oversight and accountability, racism, the caging of immigrant children, abuse of the powers of the state, and continued voter suppression are not enough to decide your vote this election season, here are seven public health issues that might guide your thinking. The four […]

COVID-19, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: An Online Series

Over the course of June, BU Diversity & Inclusion hosted a series of virtual conversations that address broader societal impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. With the help of leading experts across multiple fields, our goal was to catalyze important new dialogue about inequities, challenges, and opportunities exposed by the virus. Mental Health and Race Social […]

That Discomfort You’re Feeling is Grief

Some of the HBR edit staff met virtually the other day — a screen full of faces in a scene becoming more common everywhere. We talked about the content we’re commissioning in this harrowing time of a pandemic and how we can help people. But we also talked about how we were feeling. One colleague […]

The Overselling of Gratitude

Being told that all of us should regularly take time to list the things we’re grateful for sets my teeth on edge. It took me a while to figure out why. I realize that anyone who criticizes gratitude (really? gratitude??) risks being labeled not merely a contrarian but a curmudgeon, and even the fact that […]