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The European country where “replacement theory” reigns supreme

How Hungary turned replacement theory into state ideology.

Why must we pay to have a slightly less miserable time at the airport?

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Stop calling them “accidents”

From car crashes to environmental spills to workplace injuries, author Jessie Singer encourages us to reconsider the word "accident."

5 ways abortion bans could hurt women in the workforce

How criminalizing abortion affects women at work.

The developing Covid crisis in Beijing, explained

Covid has been running amok in the Chinese capital. What happens there will reverberate around the world.

The future of 911 is a little bit creepy

As the 911 system adapts to the age of cellphones, it’s gaining access to all kinds of new data, too.

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So I elected an autocrat

Noel King traveled to Hungary to talk to people who voted for Viktor Orbán, people being persecuted by his government, and an American just along for the ride.

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