The Lifted Weight

NOVEMBER 11, 2020 BY ADAM LEE For years to come, millions of Americans will remember where they were when the presidential election was called for Joe Biden. I was at the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx with my family, enjoying a glorious autumn afternoon. It was sunny and warm, unseasonably so, and the city […]

The Great American Happiness Cliff

 JULY 8, 2020 BY ADAM LEE America is not okay. That’s the takeaway from a new poll from the National Opinion Research Center which found that Americans are the unhappiest they’ve been in 50 years: This bold — yet unsurprising — conclusion comes from the COVID Response Tracking Study, conducted by NORC at the University of Chicago. […]