Eric Krebs
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KREBS: Sustainability blows

In “Nothing Gold Can Stay,” first published in the October 1923 Yale Review, poet Robert Frost perfectly encapsulates the melancholy bliss of autumn in New […]

KREBS: What we get wrong about getting it wrong

Big problems invite big diagnoses and even bigger public declarations of those diagnoses. Because big problems are often hard problems, people often get those diagnoses […]

The Angle S2E1: KREBS: The pandemic is over

Staff columnist Eric Krebs reads and discusses his column “The pandemic is over” with podcast editor Allison Park. Read Eric’s column here:…andemic-is-over/ The Angle: […]

KREBS: The pandemic is a flop

We live in unprecedented times, unprecedentedly unprecedented times, in fact. So unprecedented are these times that there is an unprecedented use of the word unprecedented. […]

KREBS: Forgetting 9/12

“That the President is authorized to use all necessary and appropriate force against those nations, organizations, or persons he determines planned, authorized, committed, or aided […]

KREBS: The pandemic is over

The pandemic is over. We made it through! Together again after too long apart, we must never forget the now-past pandemic’s lessons. We have to […]

KREBS: This is not war

I have dandruff. Bad, flaky, bloody dandruff. (I recently read that it’s the embarrassing sentences that most need to be written.)  Okay, I don’t have […]

KREBS: The cult of normal

These past few weeks have been decades.  It’s pretty much impossible to understate the gravity of this moment. There is no going back to normal […]

KREBS: New York, New York?

When people at Yale talk about New York, I’m often confused as to what they’re actually talking about. “New York” — often followed by “elites,” […]

Anasthasia Shilov
KREBS: Steve’s smarmy slight

Last month at the World Economic Forum in Davos, activist Greta Thunberg made headlines for her impassioned speech urging leaders to address the climate crisis […]

KREBS: Tough breakup?

Relationships at Yale are hard, and breakups, whether romantic, platonic or somewhere in between, are even harder. But breakups are both ugly and beautiful for […]

Alex Taranto