Lydia McMullen-Laird appears in the following:
Monday, January 04, 2021
In 2020, music helped people survive and process the grief, anxiety, and loneliness of the pandemic.
Wednesday, December 30, 2020
A new variant of the coronavirus has been spreading rapidly in parts of the world including the U.K., and now that variant has been detected here in the U.S.
Tuesday, December 29, 2020
Nearly 400 treaties exist in the U.S. to protect tribal lands and hunting and fishing rights—and they have rarely been honored. But that may be changing.
Monday, December 28, 2020
Last week, President Trump pardoned or commuted dozens of people. The majority of the President's pardons in his term have been those of supporters and loyalists to the president.
Friday, December 25, 2020
The city’s new grading system is supposed to make big buildings more energy efficient, but it’s also stressing out those who don’t want to post a black mark at the doorway.
Wednesday, December 23, 2020
It’s been a tough year. We discuss the hope and resilience that got us through the collective trauma and devastation of 2020.
Tuesday, December 22, 2020
A new report from New York City’s Department of Investigations found NYPD often used excessive force and did not have a clear strategy to respond to the mass demonstrations.
Monday, December 21, 2020
A recent New York Times investigation found that Pornhub was full of videos showing child rape and sexual abuse.
Thursday, December 17, 2020
Throughout his presidency, Donald Trump promoted right-wing conspiracy theories and even encouraged right-wing extremist groups like the Proud Boys.
Wednesday, December 16, 2020
From fashion masks to sweatpants and slippers, this pandemic has changed a lot about expectations of how we dress.
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Photojournalists documenting COVID-19 on the frontlines have been, for many of us, our window into suffering, grief, and empathy of the past year.
Monday, December 14, 2020
Amid the pandemic, many consumers have become reliant on food delivery apps, but many of their workers say that they haven't been treated appropriately in return.
Monday, December 07, 2020
On December 1, the iconic telescope at the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico collapsed to the ground after decades of astronomical discoveries.
Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Dr. Anthony Fauci has been a central figure in the national battle against the coronavirus.
Thursday, November 19, 2020
No matter who you are, there’s a good chance you or someone in your life is experiencing some form of burnout right now.
Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Conflicts have escalated in the African nations of Nigeria and Ethiopia and could present challenges for a Biden/Harris administration.
Thursday, November 12, 2020
On Wednesday, the U.S. reported a record of 144,000 new confirmed cases of COVID-19.
Monday, November 09, 2020
President Trump has yet to concede in the 2020 presidential election, and the Trump campaign has already announced a number of legal challenges to the results.
Wednesday, November 04, 2020
Julián Castro weighs in on the election results so far.
Monday, October 26, 2020
Across the U.S., approximately 60 million people have already cast their vote for president.