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Italy’s prime minister just resigned. What the heck comes next?

Italy’s prime minister resigned on Tuesday, throwing a twist in far-right, anti-immigrant leader Matteo Salvini’s power play to get early elections.

1619 and the cult of American innocence

What the conservative critics of the New York Times’s 1619 Project miss.

Scientists weighed all the mass in the Milky Way galaxy. It’s mind-boggling.

The Milky Way has a mass of 1.5 trillion suns. We have no idea what most of it is made of.

The Matrix 4 is happening. Keanu Reeves, Carrie Ann Moss, and Lana Wachowski will all return.

The new sequel, the first for the franchise since 2003, may be a result of Keanu Reeves’s very good year.

Trump’s potential recession playbook: conspiracies, lies, and scapegoats

If the economy does falter, it might not be ideal to have a president who’s going to lie about it.

Kamala Harris and Bernie Sanders’s fight on health care is really about the wealthy

The divide between Harris and Sanders on health care is deepening.

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Ending the endless war

This weekend in Afghanistan was one of the deadliest this year. Vox’s Jenn Williams explains whether America can end its longest war.

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More than half of House Democrats now support opening an impeachment inquiry against Trump

The New York Times 1619 Project is reshaping the conversation on slavery. Conservatives hate it.

Report: Spider-Man will leave MCU, as Marvel and Sony end their partnership

Poll: voters who reject racism are more energized for 2020 than they were in 2016

Frats are throwing parties with Tinder and Bumble. This isn’t exactly new.

The artistry of the late Richard Williams, from Roger Rabbit to the Pink Panther

We asked 3 prisoners about the movement to give them voting rights

American Factory, the first film in the Obamas’ Netflix slate, is one of the year’s best docs

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How China used Facebook and Twitter to spread disinformation about the Hong Kong protests

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Where Sicko Mode’s weirdest moments came from

Hard seltzer is here to stay

America’s first generic abortion pill, explained

Here are the candidates who qualified for the third Democratic debate — and those who might miss out

Elizabeth Warren’s criminal justice reform plan, explained

Art Spiegelman, creator of Maus, calls out Marvel Comics for its “apolitical” politics

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We’ve worried about overpopulation for centuries. And we’ve always been wrong.

Money Talks: He has a kid, she doesn’t

Elizabeth Warren confronts her handling of Native American ancestry claims

Suburban women want Congress to act on gun control, Republican poll finds

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Vox Sentences: Planned Parenthood loses funding

Billie Eilish, the neo-goth, chart-topping 17-year-old pop star, explained

The Terror: Infamy turns America’s WWII internment camps into a bleak ghost story

Sudan signs power-sharing deal as its former dictator goes to trial

Bernie Sanders wants to ban police use of facial recognition tech

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Bernie Sanders’s criminal justice reform plan, explained

Planned Parenthood leaves federal funding program due to Trump administration rule

Apple’s The Morning Show, starring Jennifer Aniston, looks dour and joyless in its first trailer

Daniel Pantaleo, the NYPD officer involved in Eric Garner’s death, has been fired

The 6 things you most need to know about Trump’s new climate plan

How white women’s “investment” in slavery has shaped America today

The US government’s battle with Chinese telecom giant Huawei, explained

The Archive of Our Own just won a Hugo. That’s huge for fanfiction.

“This is 2019 and not 1819”: mounted police leading a black man by a rope sparks outrage

What HBO’s The Righteous Gemstones gets right about evangelicals

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I was skeptical of unions. Then I joined one.

A union isn’t just right for Vox Media, but for everyone.

Why cashier’s checks are part of so many online scams

5 winners and 5 losers from Succession season 2, episode 2, “Vaulter”