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The long history of trans voters’ disenfranchisement, explained

Trans people have always been disenfranchised. Voter ID laws are making the problem worse.

Trans Twitter and the beauty of online anonymity

The internet can seem like a horrible wasteland. But in small pockets of social media, love and support can be found among those with marginalized identities.

The Supreme Court’s role in economic policy, explained

There’s more to the judiciary than the culture wars.

The hell that is remote learning, explained in a comic

Here’s what one week of online school is like for my 7- and 5-year-old kids.

The extremely profitable (and ethically murky) business of reselling dumbbells

Dumbbells are impossibly expensive right now, thanks in large part to resellers taking advantage of a shortage.

How to fix Lebanon’s political crisis

The Beirut port explosion exposed Lebanon’s deep political rot.

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RBG’s seat

Republicans appear ready to fill the seat left vacant by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg before the end of the year. Vox’s Ian Millhiser explains Democrats’ last defense.

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156 countries are teaming up for a Covid-19 vaccine. But not the US or China.

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“It affects virtually nobody”: Trump erases coronavirus victims as US death toll hits 200,000

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After RBG

Vox’s judiciary expert Ian Milhiser joins the panel to explain Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s legacy and the future of American jurisprudence

David French and I debate polarization, secession, and the filibuster 

Trump at the UN: America is good, China is bad

Mitch McConnell has the votes to move forward with a Supreme Court nominee

How to save the economy for everyone

The battle to define the Biden economic team, explained

You can now personalize your iPhone home screen. People are already making it weird. 

What it’s like fighting for the right to vote as an ex-felon

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The Vox Senate interview: Sara Gideon is Susan Collins’s most serious challenger in decades

The future of the Senate may come down to Susan Collins

Who is a terrorist, actually?

It’s easier than ever to find out how your favorite websites are tracking you

Making sense of Marvel’s delightfully bizarre WandaVision trailer

After 6 months and $1.8 billion, Quibi wants a new owner. That will be a hard sell.

Trump says the US is “out of Syria.” But more US troops are heading there.

Can the Senate vote on a replacement for Justice Ginsburg before the election?

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Noam Chomsky’s Green New Deal

Trump and Biden want you to believe they’re more anti-war than they are