Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Subscribe Log In Style | How Much Hip Can the Desert Absorb? domains An unlikely art festival blooms in no man’s land, like Burning Man and Coachella before it. But this one is different! Maybe. Laura Lombardi takes a photo of "The Open House" by Keith Jones and Lee Henderson at the Bombay Beach Biennale. Credit Credit Alex Welsh for The New York Times Supported by ByPenelope Green April 12, 2019 BOMBAY BEACH, Calif. — On a blustery Thursday in late March, Stefan Ashkenazy, a hotelier and arts patron from Los Angeles, was bucketing through town in his dusty Chevy Tahoe, pointing out the sights while overseeing the finishing touches on a medley of unusual construction projects: a skeletal-looking Ferris wheel, which, he said, would soon be part of a voodoo-noir, circus-themed sculpture park; a mock subdivision of derelict concrete brick and wood … [Read more...] about How Much Hip Can the Desert Absorb?
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Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Log In How to Leave the Trump White House With a Million Dollar Parachute Feature The Washington-based literary agency Javelin has mastered the art of the Trump tell-all book — and come up with a blueprint for how to get out of the administration in one piece. Keith Urbahn (left) and Matt Latimer outside the White House this month. Credit Credit Chris Buck for The New York Times Supported by ByJason Zengerle March 26, 2019 On May 10, 2017, less than 24 hours after President Trump fired James Comey as F.B.I. director, Comey received an email from a man he had never met. The correspondent, Matt Latimer, began by praising Comey’s “decades of faithful service to the United States government and to the cause of law and order” and offering sympathy for the “tumultuous period” he was going through. Then Latimer got to the heart of … [Read more...] about How to Leave the Trump White House With a Million Dollar Parachute
‘This Is Not Who I Am’: For Harvard Admissions Dean, The Trial Is Personal The trial investigating whether the College discriminates against Asian-Americans could decide the fate of affirmative action in America. But for Dean of Admissions William R. Fitzsimmons '67, it could also decide who he is at Harvard — and how he is remembered. Harvard's long-serving Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid William R. Fitzsimmons '67 (far right) exits the courthouse during the admissions trial. Dean of Admissions William R. Fitzsimmons ’67 had just hit his sixth hour testifying behind the wood-paneled witness stand in the Harvard admissions trial when things got personal. The lawyer questioning Fitzsimmons — John M. Hughes, an attorney for Students for Fair Admissions, the anti-affirmative action advocacy group suing Harvard — pointed to comments College interviewers had scribbled on certain Asian-American students’ application files unearthed … [Read more...] about ‘This Is Not Who I Am’: For Harvard Admissions Dean, The Trial Is Personal
REVERE — In her three-bedroom duplex with a sloping backyard overlooking the rolling hills of the neighborhood, Patricia Carbajal thought about the life she’d worked so hard to build and everything that was now at risk. Curled up in her bed was her 4-year-old daughter, Camila, who wanted to snuggle. Downstairs was the television that Patricia wanted to be near. She was anxiously awaiting word on whether the Trump administration would cancel the program that has allowed her to live and work in the United States — a status given to her and tens of thousands of other Honduran immigrants nearly two decades ago, regardless of whether they had come to the United States legally.“You want to go downstairs and watch the news with mommy?” Patricia asked. “Vamos a cocinar. I have to cook.”What she really had to do was listen to the news. And so, curled up for a few minutes more with Camila, she strained to hear the Univision report on the TV downstairs.So … [Read more...] about After 19 years, the US has become home. But for how much longer?
It charts each employee's vacation schedule, has a 'no work talk' after 7 p.m. rule and other practices to promote work-life balance. Lydia Belanger Published 8:10 am CDT, Wednesday, August 8, 2018 Photo: Wundervisuals | Getty Images Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Photo: Wundervisuals | Getty Images What This Company Has Learned From Making It Mandatory for Employees to Take 4 Weeks of Vacation Per Year 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Editor’s Note: In this series, The Way We Work, Entrepreneur Associate Editor Lydia Belanger examines how people foster productivity, focus, collaboration, creativity and culture in the workplace. The number of paid days off that Americans take annually began declining in the mid-1990s, dropping below three full weeks a year, according to the U.S. Travel Association’s … [Read more...] about What This Company Has Learned From Making It Mandatory for Employees to Take 4 Weeks of Vacation Per Year