Entries by Tatyana Vorozhko

Journalist of the Ukrainian Voice of America Service


Methods of a totalitarian cult: how to recognize that you are being zombied

The antithesis of freedom is not a prison, not a totalitarian state, or even slavery. This is a cult, when not only the body, but also the consciousness of a person is captured. According to psychologist Michael Langon, editor-in-chief of the magazine and several books on cult practices, ...


How to do everything and be happy: a recipe for effectiveness from a successful immigrant

Everyone was faced with the problem of burnout at work, or, conversely, did not know from which side to approach a particular case. Tatiana Vorozhko shared her personal experience, opinion and recommendations, which rules of efficiency should be adhered to, and which ones are better to bypass ...


What trauma taught me: 15 observations about American medicine and society

For about three weeks I could not use both hands, and any movement of my right shoulder - when I was dressing, sleeping, trying to work on the computer, and so on - caused severe pain. It turned out that I had a partial rupture of the cartilage and shoulder cuff, severe ...


Five essential skills that American education provides

Any education provides not only knowledge, but also skills that are then used in work and everyday life. Tatiana Vorozhko writes about this in her blog for the Voice of America. For example, studying at the Faculty of History of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv helped me develop ...


Personal experience: in the USA, even a dog can be put under house arrest

One of the arguments of supporters of the idea of ​​disbanding or reducing funding for the police, which is now actively discussed in American society, is that law enforcement performs many functions in communities. In an article in the Washington Post, a fan of the idea, Georgetown University law professor Christie ...


Quarantine, we will miss: what good did self-isolation give us

No doubt about it: the coronavirus pandemic is a huge tragedy. According to official figures alone, more than 350 people have died, the number of SARS-CoV-000 virus infected is approaching 2. The world's economic indicators are expected to decline by 6% monthly, world trade ...


Laptops, lunches and online lessons: how to organize home-based learning in the USA

On Thursday evening, we learned that our school was closing last Friday, March 13, and tentatively until April 10. According to the plan, it was supposed to close on Monday and only for one day - so that teachers could come and ...


Will the American healthcare system withstand the test of coronavirus: 5 features of medicine in the US

The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic is also testing healthcare systems around the world. The peculiarities of the US medical system can both help combat the spread of the disease and significantly complicate the containment of the virus and the treatment of patients. Ambulance travel is expensive April XNUMXst ...


Without phones and coffee: 7 facts about the work of senators during a meeting on impeachment

The first two days of the impeachment case in the Senate have passed. Senators will listen to the arguments of the parties - for three days each - after which they will be able to ask questions and vote: continue the consideration or finish it and pass a verdict on guilt or innocence ...


Personal experience: what each of us can do to save the planet

I thought that there was little harm from me to the environment: on weekdays I only go to the metro by car, I don’t own a plane or yacht, I don’t drink water from plastic bottles. But, together with my 11-year-old son, inspired by the environmental protests of youth, ...

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