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What Might Our World After Coronavirus Look Like?

(Pardee Center/Boston University, CC BY-SA)
There’s no going back to normal after COVID-19, partly because our pre-pandemic world was anything but normal.   Back in March, my colleagues at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future at Boston University thought that it might be useful to begin thinking about “the day after ... Read the full article

2020 Year in Review: Top 10 Articles from The Big Smoke America

Ta ta, 2020. What a year. The Big Smoke America is now five years old and has published over 2,100 articles and essays. Here are the Top 10 (+20 more) from 2020.

Life Is a Sweet, Tender Bruise XLI: Grief Heals and Expands the Heart; I Love the World Again

John Michael continues his series Life Is a Sweet, Tender Bruise, reflecting on life and people encountered, with two stories for this holiday season about grief and love.