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RESPONSIBLE GUN OWNERSHIP IS A LIE
How to convince Americans that firearms won’t make them safer
Where Is Our Paradise of Guilt-Free Sex?
Half a century after the sexual revolution, we still haven’t reconciled what we should want with what we do want.
The Unwritten Rules of Black TV
For decades, Black writers and producers have had to tell stories that fit what white executives deemed “authentic.” Can a new generation finally change that?
THE XANAX OF STAND-UP
Nate Bargatze’s humor is slow, inoffensive, even soothing. And he’s one of the hottest acts in comedy.
The Quiet Moments
In 2009 and 2010, while on assignment in Afghanistan’s Helmand, Kunar, and Wardak provinces, the photographer Adam Ferguson took a break from his journalistic work documenting the war to create portraits of American service members.
PLAN Z FOR IMMIGRATION
“A moral failing and a national shame.”
Peter Thiel Hates a Copycat
The billionaire’s extreme contrarianism is the secret to his success.
HOW I FELL FOR FORMULA 1
Netflix got Americans like me to finally care about auto racing. The NFL might want to take notes.
Everybody Wants to Rule the World
A new game builds on the addictive appeal of Sid Meier’s Civilization.
Colson Whitehead Subverts the Crime Novel
In a country born of theft, everyone is an accomplice.
THE MAN WHO SAVED 100 NATIONS
Daniel Everette Hale – Call Me a Traitor
Daniel Hale was an Air Force intelligence analyst who hated American empire, found Edward Snowden too compromising, and taught us almost everything we know about the drone war. The documents he leaked were published in 2015. Then he waited. Nothing changed.
DESPITE HACKS, US NOT SEEKING WIDENED DOMESTIC SURVEILLANCE
The Biden administration is not planning to step up government surveillance of the U.S. internet even as state-backed foreign hackers and cybercriminals increasingly use it to evade detection, a senior administration official said.
WINONA WANTS TO CUT DEPP A BREAK WITH ‘SCISSORHANDS 2'
STRANGER Things” star Winona Ryder is trying to save ex Johnny Depp’s career by pushing a sequel to their cult hit, “Edward Scissorhands,” sources said.
Glenn Greenwald – ‘Journalists are Authoritarians'
Glenn Greenwald discusses what went wrong at the outlet he co-founded, what’s wrong with the ACLU, and what might go wrong in the Biden administration.
EVIL GENIUS 2: WORLD DOMINATION
No, dear reader, I expect you to die
AFTER A SIX-YEAR BREAK SERVING UP COFFEE, SANDWICHES AND MUFFINS IN ONTARIO, THIS RESILIENT CANADIAN ALT-ROCKER IS BACK WITH A FRESH NEW RELEASE, THE APTLY TITLED TOTAL FREEDOM
From Afghanistan to Vietnam, take a culinary journey around the world without ever leaving Baltimore.
How To Stay Anonymous Online
Some might argue that the internet was built on anonymity, paving the way for a place where free speech reigns supreme. But after years of learning about who’s snooping into everything we do online, privacy on the web is hardly a given.
Justice Department Files Lawsuit Against Snowden Over Memoir
The U.S. government filed a lawsuit against former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, alleging he violated nondisclosure agreements by publishing a memoir without giving the government an opportunity to review it first.