smith is a National Magazine Award–winning essayist and journalist
Who Gets to Count as a Health Care Expert?
Americans are emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic like survivors of a wildfire surveying an unfamiliar landscape. As we take stock of what’s left, we are forced to rebuild, but we need not simply restore what...By s.e. smith
Why Are We Upset About a Dog When Thousands Are Dying of Ebola?
3,439 people have died of Ebola in West Africa. But what we all care about is the case of Excalibur the dogBy s.e. smith
Subway Thinks You're Too Fat for Your Halloween Costume
Subway has built up an entire empire around shaming people into losing weightBy s.e. smith
Disabled Teens Should Also Have Access to Birth Control
Leaving disabled teens without access to reproductive health tools (and sexual education) means that they can be exposed to higher risks than their peersBy s.e. smith
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