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The next generation of Black farmers

"It’s a reminder of my beginnings and who I am": 3 Black farmers on their relationship to their vocation.

Daunte Wright’s killing is a reminder of how quickly traffic stops can become deadly

Wright was killed by police just 10 miles from where Derek Chauvin is on trial for the killing of George Floyd.

What the Supreme Court got wrong about homicides committed by cops

Rogue officers like Derek Chauvin probably won’t be deterred by good law, but excessively vague law encourages bad behavior.

Tech billionaires are staying “very, very quiet” on proposals to tax their wealth

It is relatively easy for a billionaire to say they support higher taxes. More is on the line if they are asked to do something about it.

America’s forever war may be ending

The Biden administration announced that all US troops will be leaving Afghanistan by September 11.

Biden wants to raise taxes to pay for infrastructure. He might need the world’s help. 

Biden’s plan to tax corporations will depend on the rest of the world going along.

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Johnson & Johnson & Problems

The US government is calling for an immediate pause in Johnson & Johnson vaccinations after six recipients (out of millions) developed blood clots.

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Vox’s audience support program, explained

Sanjena Sathian’s Gold Diggers is a playful social satire with teeth

You can finally ask Facebook’s oversight board to remove bad posts. Here’s how.

The best €44 I ever spent: The first sweater I bought in years

What a 1,600-year-old New Zealand tree can tell us about climate change

How much to worry — and not worry — about inflation

Introducing Down to Earth, our new project on the biodiversity crisis

Am I spending too much time on TikTok?

What Netflix’s Seaspiracy gets wrong about fishing, explained by a marine biologist

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From beans and rice to BBQ: Muslim Americans’ Ramadan cuisine reflects their diversity

A Black Army lieutenant is suing Virginia police after being held at gunpoint

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Israel’s suspected attack on an Iranian nuclear site complicates US-Iran talks

How owning a brand’s stock keeps customers loyal

Marijuana legalization has won

New Mexico just legalized marijuana

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Why the US egg industry is still killing 300 million chicks a year

Hatcheries promised to stop killing male chicks by 2020. What’s taking so long?

Larry Ellison bought an $80 million mansion in Florida — but he’s tearing it down

After Georgia, companies are banding together to condemn restrictive voting laws


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White paper-palooza

Matt, Dara, and Vox's Umair Irfan take on a trio of white papers on the cutting edge of climate change research

The Christian right is racking up huge victories in the Supreme Court, thanks to Amy Coney Barrett

Breaking down the 2021 Best Picture nominees

Our mixed feelings about The Trial of the Chicago 7, explained

The “natural-born citizen” ceiling

The bizarre push to kill more of Montana’s wolves, explained

70 years of cop shows taught us to valorize the police

What Biden’s plan to tackle housing prices is missing

Why the Chauvin trial feels so momentous

The hottest number in conservation is rooted more in politics than science

Maryland just repealed its police bill of rights. Here’s what it means for reform.

Trump’s irate, lie-filled RNC speech shows tensions in GOP

SNL’s cold open pokes fun at white Americans’ optimism about Chauvin trial outcome

Michigan’s governor wants voluntary efforts to curb severe coronavirus outbreak

Northern Ireland is in the midst of its heaviest unrest in years. Here’s why.

Top court rules against Covid-19 restrictions on grounds of religious liberty

How America’s one-click obsession is warping the future of work

Biden’s Supreme Court reform commission won’t fix anything

The Amazon union vote is over. Here’s what happens now.

The controversial autopsy at the heart of the Chauvin trial, explained

Why the author of Girl, Stop Apologizing had to apologize twice in a week