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Wall Street isn’t to blame for the chaotic housing market

The boogeyman isn’t who you want it to be.

Biden’s plan to increase legal immigration could aid the pandemic economy recovery

Employers need to be able to hire both foreign and American workers in order to bounce back.

Is there an uncontroversial way to teach America’s racist history?

A historian on the unavoidable discomfort around anti-racist education.

What are you legally allowed to say at work? A group of fired Googlers could change the rules.

The NLRB is expanding its complaint against Google.

Indigenous people are the world’s biggest conservationists, but they rarely get credit for it

More than 30 percent of the Earth is already conserved. Thank Indigenous people and local communities.

The pandemic tattoo craze is here

Tattoo studios are booked and busy after periods of monthslong closures.

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Zoning our way through it

Matt is joined by researcher Emily Hamilton to talk about the topic you can't get enough of: land use policy and local zoning ordinances

How Snapchat became the forgotten social platform

New York gave every detained immigrant a lawyer. It could serve as a national model.

Nobody knows exactly how tornadoes form — and the mystery can be deadly

The FBI recovered most of Colonial Pipeline’s ransom, but the ransomware threat remains

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How radical gardeners took back New York City

Your Echo is now sharing your internet with your neighbors. Here’s how to opt out.

A House Democrat is trying to hold Republicans civilly responsible for the Capitol attack

The US is telling migrants “don’t come.” They might not be listening.

The emptiness of “couple goals” TikToks

Democratic voters are divided on whether Biden should crack down on Israel

Justice Kavanaugh hands down some surprisingly hopeful news for women’s equality

Democrats’ doomed voting bill is too broad to pass — and not broad enough to work

Apple’s iOS 15 will come with better privacy for people who pay for it

Medicaid is a hassle for doctors. That’s hurting patients.

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America’s cruel unemployment experiment

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