Ester Bloom

Ester Bloom

Writer, editor

Pop culture, politics, literature, highly personal finance, business, feminism

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Make america great article
The Atlantic

What Does Donald Trump's 'Great' America Look Like? - The Atlantic

What Does Donald Trump's 'Great' America Look Like?...

The Atlantic

When Neighborhoods Gentrify, Why Aren't Their Public Schools ...

When Neighborhoods Gentrify, Why Aren't Their Publi...

The Atlantic

The Revival of America's Hand-Painted-Sign Industry - The Atlantic

The Revival of America's Hand-Painted-Sign Industry...

Maids article
The Atlantic

Maids in America: The Decline of Domestic Help - The Atlantic

The absence of maids—exploited, largely invisible workers who decades ago made keeping a house in order look much easier—is one of the biggest reasons today’s middle-class families feel stretched for time.

Facebook article
The Atlantic

How Are the Great-Grandkids of the Richest Gilded-Age Americans ...

How Are the Great-Grandkids of the Richest Gilded-A...

Facebook article
The Atlantic

Why Air Travel Makes Us Uniquely Crazy - The Atlantic

Why Air Travel Makes Us Uniquely Crazy - The Atlant...

Lead 960 article
The Atlantic

Having a Baby on Obamacare

Having a Baby on Obamacare

Berlatsky austen post article
The Atlantic

Men Read Jane Austen, Stephenie Meyer, and Ursula K. Le Guin

Female authors can teach men more about themselves, and women, and humans in general....

The Atlantic

Athletes' Bras, Jay-Z's Art Exhibit: The Week's Best Pop-Culture Writing

The most intriguing articles about entertainment we've come across in the past seven days...

The Atlantic

How 'Treat Yourself' Became a Capitalist Command

Corporations love telling Americans they “deserve” fancy electronics and indulgent food....

The Atlantic

The Politics of Crowdfunding a Hobby—or a Honeymoon

People are divided over whether personal fundraising is intrusive and vain, or a vital sharing of responsibility....

The Atlantic

Getting to the Bottom of Harvard Graduates' Gender Pay Gap

If the women of the Ivy League aren’t making as much money as their male peers, what hope does everyone else have?...

The Atlantic

The Unconscionable Difficulty of Getting Health Insurance for a Newborn

My own plan only covered my child as an extension of me for the first two days. After that, he was on his own....

The Atlantic

The Value of Being Difficult

One thing I’ve learned during my Obamacare pregnancy: Sometimes the only way to get quality information in the American health-care system is to be a nuisance....

The Atlantic

For Sale (to Women Only)

From financial advice to house-cleaning, plenty of companies sell their services only to ladies. Is this more than savvy marketing?...