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    How Jack Dorsey Failed TwitterScott Galloway dances on the outgoing CEO’s grave.
  2. 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.
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    An Obama Economic Adviser on Biden’s Big Inflation Problem“I’ve long thought Washington was doing too little, but it has now overcorrected and done too much,” says Harvard’s Jason Furman.
  4. the sports section
    Steve Somers’s Final SchmoozeThe eccentric WFAN host on retiring after 34 years, his favorite callers, and talking New York sports when the teams aren’t very good.
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    Why Facebook’s Metaverse Is Dead on ArrivalScott Galloway thinks Mark Zuckerberg is exactly the wrong person to build an alternate reality.
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    Harvard Has Too Much Money to Have So Few StudentsScott Galloway on gargantuan endowments and why elite universities’ obsession with exclusivity and prestige is unethical.
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    Ozy and Embracing the ‘Fake It Till You Make It’ PhilosophyScott Galloway on the rise of the storyteller CEO and the risk of vision becoming fiction.
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    ‘A Fire Age Is Upon Us’Fire historian Stephen Pyne puts the ever-worsening problem of wildfires, and humans’ relationship with fire, into context.
  9. rikers island
    ‘It’s Hard to Find the Words to Describe How Bad It Is Right Now on Rikers’Legal Aid Society attorney Corey Stoughton shares her thoughts on the current crisis at Rikers Island.
  10. games
    Dave Zirin Thinks the Kaepernick Era Is Just BeginningTalking with the veteran sports journalist about his new book, which examines how the activist quarterback transformed the sports landscape.
  11. covid-19
    Don’t Panic, But Breakthrough Cases May Be a Bigger Issue Than You’ve Been ToldThe vaccines work very well, but current public-health communications may be understating the frequency of infections among the vaccinated.
  12. covid-19
    Too Many People Are Dying Right NowThe trend of U.S. hospitalizations and deaths amid the Delta wave appears to be far worse that what many had expected.
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    ‘There’s No Silver Bullet’: What Polling Reveals About Vaccine HesitancyKFF’s Mollyann Brodie shares her data-informed thoughts on the influence of partisanship, vaccine mandates, and the Delta variant.
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    ‘The Steele Dossier Was a Case Study in How Reporters Get Manipulated’There is a shady underworld of spies for hire whose objective is to spin the information received by the American public. Usually, it works.
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    How the Pentagon Can Improve the Way It Studies UFOsHarvard astrophysicist Avi Loeb lays out the steps U.S. officials should take to ensure science is at the center of our revamped approach to UFOs.
  16. covid-19
    The Implications of the Lab-Leak HypothesisThe epidemiologist Marc Lipsitch explains the risks of the virus research done at the Wuhan Institute.
  17. our climate
    Adam Tooze on Climate Politics After COVIDThe eminent economic historian on the inadequacy of Biden’s climate plan, American provincialism, and whether enlightened capital will save us all.
  18. covid-19
    What Really Happened With That Weird Yankees COVID OutbreakThe infections are not a surprise. They may even be a good thing.
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    Suzanne Simard Changed How the World Sees TreesThe pathbreaking ecologist on what she’s learned about interspecies collaboration, tree sentience, and nature’s resilience.
  20. politics
    Preet Bharara Thinks Giuliani Is in ‘Deep Trouble’The former federal prosecutor weighs in on Rudy’s legal jeopardy after the raid on his home.
  21. money
    A Unified Monetary Theory of Beeple and BidenIn a system rigged by the rich, outsiders have to make their own volatility.
  22. 2020 hindsight
    David Shor on Why Trump Was Good for the GOP — and How Dems Can Win in 2022The data scientist shares his latest theories on why Democrats lost Hispanic support in 2020 and what the party must do to avoid disaster in 2022.
  23. global politics
    Only the Left Can Save Globalization NowTo restore shared prosperity and avert a new cold war, progressives must disavow protectionism and make globalism great again.
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    Marjorie Taylor Greene Is the ‘Worst Enemy’ for Her CausesA long talk with John Cowan, the Republican neurosurgeon who Greene defeated in the 2020 GOP primary for Georgia’s 14th congressional district.
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    Is the GameStop Horde a Mob or a Movement?Sinan Aral mostly predicted the Reddit-fueled meltdown on Wall Street this week — and he sees parallels to the Capitol riot.
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    How Rapid Antigen Tests Could (In Theory) Quash the Pandemic Within Weeks“We have this academic precision, and it’s really screwing us up in terms of being able to act with the urgency we need,” says Harvard’s Michael Mina.
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    Michael Cohen on How ‘Monster’ Trump Will Undermine BidenThe onetime fixer, now out of prison, breaks down his ex-boss’s postelection tantrum.
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    CNN’s John King: ‘I’m Addicted’ to the Magic WallHis other habit during a very long Election Week? “My doctor’s probably gonna kill me, but I have a pot of coffee.”
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    Scott Galloway on the Antitrust Case Against GoogleThe case is sure to take years, but the ramifications for Silicon Valley — and the country in general — may be huge.
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    How to Restore the Justice Department After Trump Leaves OfficeConstitutional-law expert Mark Tushnet on his call for a bipartisan commission to investigate the many ways the DOJ shattered norms under Trump.
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    A Bioethicist on Trump’s COVID-19 Treatment Plan“You’ve got to imagine that COVID patients are going to be clamoring to get access to Regeneron.”
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    Trump Is on Steroids. How Worried Should We Be?The president was given dexamethasone to treat COVID-19. A leading expert breaks down what it means for his health, both physical and mental.
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    Bill Gates on the Pandemic: ‘You Hope It Doesn’t Stretch Past 2022.’The philanthropist shares his thoughts about COVID-19 vaccines, America’s failures, and when we can expect real global relief.
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    What’s the Matter With Populism? Nothing.Historian Thomas Frank wants to reclaim real American populism from both liberal detractors and conservative pretenders.
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    A Historian of Economic Crisis on the World After COVID-19A leading expert on financial crises explains how the pandemic is upending economic orthodoxy and raising the stakes of the 2020 election.
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    David Shor’s Unified Theory of American PoliticsA socialist data scientist (and supposed cancel-culture victim) details all he learned from eight years at the apex of Democratic consulting.
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    Anthony Fauci’s Boss on Why Things Could Be Much Better SoonNIH Director Francis Collins says he’s “guardedly optimistic” we’ll have at least one safe and effective vaccine by the end of the year.
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    Lessons From the ACT UP Era, for Today’s Protesters“We talked about safer sex in the ’80s, and now we have to talk about safer living.”
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    Brooklyn President and Former NYPDer Eric Adams on the Police and the Protests“When they do something wrong, the mayor has to have zero tolerance of it.”
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    We’ll Need Mass Debt Forgiveness to Recover From the CoronavirusEconomist James Galbraith argues that a debt jubilee is a “practical necessity” for reestablishing a functioning economic system.
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    This Is What It’s Like to Watch Live, Professional Baseball Right NowA conversation with Lotte Giants staffer Sung Min Kim.
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    Expert Explainer: What the Trump Administration Doesn’t Get About VaccinesDr. Peter Hotez on herd-immunity risks, children and COVID-19, and the White House’s wishful thinking.
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    Why Humanity Will Probably Botch the Next Pandemic, TooA conversation with Mike Davis, author of 2005’s The Monster at Our Door: The Global Threat of Avian Flu, about nationalism, capitalism, and COVID-19.
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    Expert Explainer: Why Talk of a Fall Vaccine Is ‘Irresponsible’Dr. Peter Hotez believes that a rushed medical process could play into anti-vaxxers’ hands.
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    Expert Explainer: Remdesivir, Vaccine Odds, and NYC Herd Immunity“The thing I’m really holding out for is a whole other class of drugs,” says Dr. Nahid Bhadelia of Boston University.
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    Why the U.S. Coronavirus Crisis Is More Trump’s Fault Than the WHO or ChinaA leading critic of Trump’s coronavirus response explains why offshoring blame for the U.S. outbreak just underlines the president’s failure.
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    What to Expect From the Race to Develop Coronavirus VaccinesDr. Peter Hotez explains the potential timeline for a coronavirus vaccine and shares his thoughts on chloroquine, remdesivir, and biotech bluster.
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    ‘PTSD Waiting to Happen’: Bioethicist Ezekiel Emanuel on Coronavirus Triage“We thought we were so rich, we thought the system was so well resourced we wouldn’t have to make those choices.”
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    A Leading Silicon Valley Investor Talks Coronavirus Fears and Solutions“This is not the time for dithering,” says the Silicon Valley investor and NBA-team owner.
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    Matthew Broderick’s Sister Recounts Near-Death Coronavirus ExperienceReverend Janet Broderick says her religious beliefs and training helped her get through the worst.
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