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  1. operators
    The Small, Litigious New York Real-Estate Dynasty You’ve Never Heard OfSuing your own mother for being a “slumlord” is just the tip of the iceberg.
  2. power
    Donate to an Abortion Fund Right NowIf you’re terrified about the overturning of Roe v. Wade, it’s the best thing you can do.
  3. capitol riot
    Checking In With the Real-Estate Brokers Who Stormed the CapitolAnd their current listings, from Chicago’s Trump Tower to a Colorado car wash franchise.
  4. semantics
    The Landlords Embarrassed to Be Called Landlords“I cringe when I hear it, and when I say it.”
  5. curbed glossary
    Cuck Money Is the New Key MoneyGet ready to raise your own rent.
  6. special delivery
    Could the USPS Become the Nation’s Largest Abortion Provider?If Roe falls, the beleaguered federal agency may eclipse the clinic.
  7. life after roe
    Is New York Really an Abortion Sanctuary State?State Senator Alessandra Biaggi says not yet, but it could be.
  8. dividing assets
    All Split Up and Nowhere to GoAre pandemic breakups behind the city’s insane one-bedroom shortage?
  9. housing
    Housing Court Is BreakingWatching the quiet chaos unfold in a Queens courtroom.
  10. new york jobs
    The Doormen of Park Avenue Got Their Deal“I don’t think anybody is going to get their own mail.”
  11. war diary
    The Ukrainian Soldier From New York Magazine’s March Cover Got MarriedAnd other updates from the authors of our oral history of the war.
  12. crime
    What Made the ‘MoMA Stabber’ Snap?And why do so many people want the reason to be homelessness?
  13. watch party
    In Norma Rae It’s Worker Solidarity First, Ambition SecondThe 1979 Sally Field classic is even more relevant today, for better or worse.
  14. power
    What Should We Do With Our Nuclear Anxiety?Many of us think of a nuclear attack as the premise for a disaster movie, not a real threat to our lives. Russia’s war in Ukraine is changing that.
  15. encounter
    Ben McKenzie, Actor Turned Crypto NaysayerWho knew the world needed a celebrity crypto anti-influencer influencer — and that it would be Ryan from The O.C.?
  16. black lives matter
    The Countless Lost Friendships“I miss everything about him,” says Ashley Burch, remembering her friend Trayvon Martin. “I miss his laugh. I miss talking to him all the time.”
  17. power
    Working Through the End Days of RoeThe staff at the Jackson Women’s Health Organization is too busy to dread what’s very likely to come.
  18. nervous state
    The Anti-Mantra for 2022These four words will hit you like a loving slap in the face.
  19. this isn’t a dream
    New Yorkers Will Endure Any Apartment Nightmare to Live HereRosemary’s Baby, Dark Water, and more films in the distinct subgenre of New York Apartment Horror.
  20. power
    The Most Sinister Argument of Today’s Supreme Court HearingThe Court’s conservative justices can’t pretend their opposition to Roe isn’t political.
  21. gone viral
    What Happened at Carmine’sA confrontation between a host and dining patrons slid neatly into every outrage narrative of 2021. Maybe a bit too neatly.
  22. tomorrow
    Weathering the WeatherMental-health professionals are trying to figure out how to talk about the climate.
  23. fall fashion
    The Red-Pilling of Kitson, the Celebrity Go-To of the AughtsIt was where Paris and Lindsay shopped for Von Dutch hats and Juicy Couture. Now its owner is pushing something even more popular: conspiracies.
  24. party safe
    What’s Going on With Fentanyl Overdoses in New York?Parties are back, and so is panic about what’s in the cocaine.
  25. in memoriam
    Janet Malcolm Couldn’t Escape Being a WriterThe late journalist famously despised her own profession, but she knew it was the best tool she had.
  26. how i get it done
    How This Green New Deal Architect Gets It DoneRhiana Gunn-Wright on choosing to have children during a climate crisis, being a Black Rhodes scholar at Oxford, and more.
  27. reckoning with a reckoning
    Inside the Booming Diversity-Equity-and-Inclusion Industrial ComplexWhat are companies desperate for diversity consultants actually buying?
  28. crime
    Another Scheming High-School Mom Has Been ArrestedA Florida mother and daughter face up to 16 years in prison for allegedly conspiring to rig a homecoming election.
  29. capitol insurrection
    Bumble Hero Turns in Capitol Rioter“We are not a match,” the user wrote, before tipping off the FBI.
  30. the office
    Remember the Office?A look back at 150 years of cubicles, corner offices, all-nighters, and the holiday party.
  31. how i get it done
    Bethenny Frankel Isn’t Your GirlbossBut there is a clause in financial contracts named after her.
  32. oops
    Why Was Matt Gaetz Venmoing an Accused Sex Trafficker?He reportedly labeled a public payment on the app with the nickname of an 18-year-old woman.
  33. power
    Everything We Know About Allegations Against Andrew CuomoThe governor faces allegations of sexual misconduct, bullying, and fostering a toxic environment from at least nine people.
  34. essential workers
    New York’s Nursing Homes Were on the Brink. Then COVID Hit.Coronavirus ripped through nursing homes, killing thousands. One year later, nurses say they never stood a chance.
  35. ew
    Representative Matt Gaetz Used to ‘Score’ His Sexual Conquests at WorkAccording to a report, he and other Florida lawmakers played a game where they’d target women to sleep with.
  36. aoc
    AOC Decries ‘Horrifying’ Conditions at the BorderShe took the Biden administration to task in a virtual town hall.
  37. mass shootings
    There Have Been 7 Mass Shootings in the Past 7 DaysAs the U.S. comes out of lockdown, we face a horrifying return to what counts as normalcy here.
  38. anti-asian violence
    At Least 5 Asian People Were Attacked in NYC This WeekendThe NYPD is investigating all five as potential hate crimes.
  39. mysteries
    Things That Could Be ‘The Snyder Cut’What is it? We may never ever know, and please don’t tell us.
  40. politics
    172 Republicans Voted to Oppose the Violence Against Women ActTheir priorities could not be any clearer.
  41. atlanta shootings
    They’ll Call It Anything But RacismLaw enforcement in Atlanta said a gunman’s attacks on Asian-owned massage parlors were “not racially motivated.”
  42. crime
    Asian Women Are Facing a Terrifying Rise in Hate IncidentsAccording to new data, 68 percent of anti-Asian incidents reported in the past year came from women.
  43. power
    Arkansas Just Passed a Near-Total Ban on AbortionThe law — which is blatantly unconstitutional — would make it a felony to perform an abortion. There is no exception for rape or incest.
  44. delightful
    Someone Finally Got Piers Morgan to Shut UpThe contemptible TV host stormed off set after his co-anchor criticized his treatment of Meghan Markle — and now he’s left the show altogether.
  45. power
    ‘I Really Believe the Senate Is Broken’Representative Pramila Jayapal on the infuriatingly difficult fight for a $15 minimum wage.
  46. losers
    Ted Cruz Is Already Trying to Joke About His Cancún TripWhile other Texas politicians are in his home state, surveying billions of dollars of damage.
  47. power
    Joe Biden Can Cancel All Student Debt. He Just Won’t.According to Astra Taylor of the Debt Collective and Philadelphia city-council member Kendra Brooks, he lacks the political will and the conviction.
  48. trolls
    Marjorie Taylor Greene Would Like to Remind You She’s a Hateful BigotThe QAnon congresswoman posted a hateful sign directly across from her colleague, Marie Newman, whose daughter is trans.
  49. power
    Working Two Jobs, and Barely SurvivingThe abject inhumanity of America’s minimum wage, as told by one home health aide.
  50. police violence
    A Man Died After Police Knelt on His Neck for 5 MinutesWhat to know about Angelo Quinto, who died after a horrifying, violent arrest in December.
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