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covid-19
covid-19
What We Do and Don’t Know About the Omicron Variant
Scientists continue to study the new variant, while the WHO has advised everyone 60 and older to avoid travel.
politics
politics
Dr. Oz and My ‘Aha Moment’ on Oprah’s Quackery
With one of Oprah’s more dangerous celebrity creations running for the Senate, I can’t avoid reckoning with her penchant for promoting pseudoscience.
the fallout
the fallout
CNN Suspends Chris Cuomo Indefinitely
The cable-news host is out after a transcript from the NY attorney general showed he had tried to dig up info on his brother Andrew Cuomo’s accusers.
barbados
barbados
Barbados Breaks With Britain to Become World’s Newest Republic
The Caribbean nation removed Queen Elizabeth II as its head of state and promptly declared Rihanna a national hero.
2022 elections
2022 elections
New Jersey’s Dr. Oz to Enter Pennsylvania Senate Race
The pseudoscience amplifier is aiming for that sweet, sweet Trump endorsement.
politics
politics
Clinton’s Misunderstood ‘Sister Soulja Moment’ Doesn’t Need a Revival
When you understand the full context of Clinton’s 1992 remarks, calls for Biden to deliver his own challenge to Black activists make even less sense.
abortion
abortion
There’s No Such Thing As a Pro-Life Feminist
The specious claim the right uses to undermine abortion.
just asking questions
just asking questions
How Jack Dorsey Failed Twitter
Scott Galloway dances on the outgoing CEO’s grave.
the republican party
the republican party
Only Republicans Can Stop the Republicans Now
The biggest obstacle to the GOP’s political dominance is now the party’s own dearth of ideological discipline.
technology
technology
A Normie’s Guide to Becoming a Crypto Person
How to (cautiously and skeptically) fall down the rabbit hole.
q&a
q&a
How Shareholder Capitalism Crashed a Plane (Two, Actually)
Talking with the author of Flying Blind, a new book about Boeing’s deadly 737 Max.
eric's trip
eric's trip
Eric Adams Jets Off Again
With his trip to Ghana this week, the incoming mayor has gone on three international outings since the primary.
court appearances
court appearances
The Ghislaine Maxwell Trial Begins
On day one, the defense previewed its strategy of undermining the women who accused her of facilitating abuse.
new york
new york
Chris Cuomo Was Asking for Info on His Brother’s Accusers
New documents from the attorney general’s office show he was begging to help his big brother and shaking down other journalists.
games
games
Everyone Used to Hate Coach K
Why are once widely reviled sports figures so often redeemed in the public eye?
business
business
Amazon Workers Will Get Another Shot at Unionizing
There will be another election at the Bessemer, Alabama, warehouse after the company was accused of breaking the law.
crime
crime
Everything to Know About Jussie Smollett’s Trial
The actor was accused of staging his own hate crime attack in 2019. Things only got more complicated from there.
the national interest
the national interest
Lauren Boebert’s Bigoted Attack on Ilhan Omar
Smearing Muslims for fun and profit.
explainer
explainer
What Is Congress Even Doing Right Now? A Brief Guide.
Congress is tangled in interlocking bills and delayed crises. Here’s the real status and deadline on reconciliation, the debt ceiling, and the rest.
politics
politics
Trump’s 2024 Veepstakes Is Already Under Way
The former president will probably choose someone unlikely to burnish his own self-image of indispensability as his next running mate.
the national interest
the national interest
Republicans Are Undermining the Vaccine and Blaming Biden for It
“Why do so many right-wing people distrust the vaccine?” conservatives wonder. It is a mystery.
politics
politics
A Long Island Centrist Jumps Into the Governor’s Race
Representative Tom Suozzi will retire from Congress and take a shot at Albany.
silicon valley
silicon valley
At Twitter, @jack Is Out As CEO and @paraga Is In
Jack Dorsey is now leading only one large Silicon Valley company.
politics
politics
Matthew McConaughey’s Next Role Won’t Be Texas Governor
The actor announced that he will not be running for governor of his home state after all.
red meat
red meat
Welcome to the Beach Cafe, the Upper East Side’s Republican Cheers
Ann Coulter, Cindy Adams, and Donald Jr. hang out there; try the (Roger) Stone Burger.