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America Can't Ignore Afghanistan

Exclusive: Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan says the Taliban can be a partner for peace, not a terrorist threat - if the U.S. stays engaged.

10 mins read
Newsweek
October 08, 2021

Black Hairstyles Need Protection

In most U.S. states, employers and schools are allowed to discriminate against box braids, locs, and other traditional styles. A coalition of activists and legislators has started to change that.

10+ mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
October 18 - 25, 2021

CIA Creates Working Group on China as Threats Keep Rising

China is an especially difficult challenge for the U.S. intelligence community.

3 mins read
Techlife News
October 09, 2021

Simone Biles – ‘I Should Have Quit Way Before Tokyo'

For Simone Biles, walking away was an act of self-reclamation.

10+ mins read
New York magazine
September 27 - October 10, 2021

California 1st to Set Quota Limits for Retailers like Amazon

California became the first state to bar megaretailers from firing warehouse workers for missing quotas that interfere with bathroom and rest breaks under a new law signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom that grew from Amazon’s drive to speed goods to consumers more quickly.

3 mins read
Techlife News
September 25, 2021

We Wanted Flying Cars. Instead We Got Targeted Ads, More Surveillance, Insurrectionists, and Peter Thiel

An exclusive excerpt from The Contrarian, a new biography

10+ mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
September 20, 2021

Border Conflicts

“Covid Zero” kept Australia safe, if isolated, for 18 months. Now its states are split over how to move on

6 mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
September 20, 2021

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.

10+ mins read
The Atlantic
October 2021

What Have We Learned?

We will never forget 9/11. But a more interesting question at the 20th anniversary is, what should we remember—or more...

10+ mins read
Newsweek
September 17, 2021

The U.N.'s Own Humanitarian Crisis

Four years after promising to address its internal “scourge” of sexual assault and abuse, the massive, multinational, extralegal institution remains in conflict with itself.

10+ mins read
New York magazine
September 13 - 26, 2021

Biden's Benghazi Moment

How the deadly Kabul AIRPORT ATTACK and bungled Afghanistan pullout could HAUNT HIS PRESIDENCY–and cost him the midterms.

8 mins read
Newsweek
September 10, 2021

Was ‘Chaos-istan' Inevitable?

How Biden's influence during the Obama administration had long-lasting effects

8 mins read
Newsweek
September 10, 2021

When The State Is Absent

A year after Beirut’s devastating port blast, the government is AWOL— so the people have stepped in to rebuild

9 mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
September 06, 2021

Fighting Terrorism from Afar

Can Joe Biden’s ‘over-the-horizon’ strategy in Afghanistan keep America safe? Defense experts are skeptical

6 mins read
Newsweek
September 03, 2021

Mistakes Were Made: 9/11 At 20

We should also acknowledge that a pervasive question after 9/11—“Why do they hate us?”—was the wrong question.

10+ mins read
New York magazine
August 30 - September 12, 2021

DEA Still Insists Marijuana Has No ‘Accepted Medical Use'

DEA still maintains that the plant belongs in Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act (CSA), a category supposedly reserved for especially dangerous drugs with no accepted medical use.

2 mins read
Reason magazine
October 2021

Do We Really Need New Anti-Asian Hate Crime Laws?

A holistic look at the data shatters the narrative about bias-based violence.

10+ mins read
Reason magazine
October 2021

Everything is Infrastructure Now

How spending got out of control and words lost their meaning

10+ mins read
Reason magazine
October 2021

Cynthia Lummis, Crypto Queen Of The U.S. Senate

The Wyoming Republican explains why she’s long on bitcoin.

10+ mins read
Reason magazine
October 2021

Cashed Out

What happens when a community bail fund stops paying bail and starts trying to abolish it?

10+ mins read
Reason magazine
October 2021

Cubans Rose Up. America Should Step Up.

After thousands of Cubans poured into the streets in early July to protest the island nation’s Communist government, President Joe Biden said America “stands firmly” with the people of Cuba.

3 mins read
Reason magazine
October 2021

Ammon's Army

He built a platform that can summon 60,000 people for uprisings on demand. He’s running to become governor of Idaho. Inside Ammon Bundy’s crusade to liberate the West.

10+ mins read
Mother Jones
September/October 2021

Mad As Hell

What’s fueling America’s political rage?

10+ mins read
Mother Jones
September/October 2021

Us Lawyers Appeal UK Decision To Block Assange Extradition

Lawyers acting on behalf of the U.S. government this week challenged a British judge’s decision to block the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to face espionage charges in the United States, arguing that assessments of Assange’s mental health should be reviewed.

2 mins read
AppleMagazine
August 13, 2021

White Progressives in Pursuit of Racial Virtue

What two new books reveal about the moral limits of anti-racist self-help

10+ mins read
The Atlantic
September 2021

The 9/11 Century

Twenty years on, how should we think about the worst terrorist attack in American history?

9 mins read
The Atlantic
September 2021

‘Going Against Trump Is the Death Knell'

Six months after the Capitol riot, the 10 GOP representatives who voted to Impeach Donald Trump are fighting for their political lives

10+ mins read
Newsweek
August 06, 2021

Everyone In San Francisco Has Something To Say About Chesa

Chesa Boudin, the son of Weathermen radicals, is the nation’s most progressive prosecutor in one of the country’s most liberal cities. And now, 18 months into his term, many residents are trying to throw him out.

10+ mins read
New York magazine
August 2 - 15, 2021

86 minutes with … Kathryn Garcia

The bureaucrat enters a new phase of life: political celebrity.

6 mins read
New York magazine
August 2 - 15, 2021

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.

10+ mins read
New York magazine
July 19 - August 1, 2021

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