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Is this the Covid-19 endgame?

Why experts believe life could be "normal-ish" by fall — and why they fear it won’t be.

CPAC organizers begged attendees to wear masks — and got booed

CPAC 2021 shows how conservatives have learned nothing about the coronavirus.

House passes the Equality Act in a victory for LGBTQ Americans

The landmark bill, which would prohibit discrimination against LGBTQ Americans, faces unlikely odds in the Senate.

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There’s a clear fix to helping Black communities fight pollution

Industrial pollution has sickened and poisoned Black communities for decades. Environmental justice experts have a solution to stop this.

The case against caring about the Golden Globes

They’re a punchline for a good reason.

Democrats’ remaining options for raising the minimum wage, explained

Democrats haven’t given up on increasing the minimum wage just yet.

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Canceling Keystone XL

President Biden finally wants to put the Keystone XL pipeline to bed. But if the last 12 years of environmental fights are any indication, it won’t be easy.

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FDA advisers unanimously recommend Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine

This March, the Vox Book Club is going deep on gender, power, and corruption with The Power

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US releases unclassified report blaming Saudi’s crown prince for Jamal Khashoggi’s murder

1 in 7 US children live in poverty. Misplaced fears over single mothers could be why.

Biden’s secret weapon for criminal justice reform

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Rethinking Policy for Black America

Systemic racism is baked into every aspect of American life. These policies can help dismantle inequities in education, housing, health, policing, and more.

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A Trump judge’s order striking down the federal eviction moratorium, briefly explained

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Why Putin wants Alexei Navalny dead

Should we be more careful outdoors as Covid-19 variants spread?

WandaVision’s twist on Wanda Maximoff’s Scarlet Witch origin story, explained

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This golden statue of Trump at CPAC is a perfect metaphor for the state of the GOP

Virtual tips are helping content creators actually make money

The internet’s most beloved fanfiction site is undergoing a reckoning

What companies can do to speed up board diversity

Rush Limbaugh and the echo chamber that broke American politics

How Dolly Parton became a secular American saint


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All organizing is local

Professor Lara Putnam talks about the local dynamics of grassroots progressive organizing

Biden launched airstrikes against Iran-backed militias in Syria to “send a message”

The $15 minimum wage is effectively dead — for now

Coming soon to Twitter: Tweets you have to pay for

To all the clothes I’ve loved before

Marjorie Taylor Greene’s dehumanizing attack on Rep. Marie Newman’s transgender daughter, explained

Rand Paul tried to derail Rachel Levine’s historic confirmation hearing with transphobic misinformation

Why Facebook reversed its news ban in Australia

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The wild and irresistibly saucy tale of the curry con man

J. Ranji Smile served Indian food and tall tales to a hungry American public. Was he the first "celebrity chef" or a crook? The truth is complicated.

A Columbia professor argues against our drug puritanism

“We’ve made it so complicated”: Vaccine campaigns are failing to reach the most vulnerable

A single Trump judge is already sabotaging Biden’s efforts to slow deportations

The future of the middle class depends on student loan forgiveness

Biden just partially lifted Trump’s pandemic-related restrictions on legal immigration

One Good Thing: Netflix’s Ginny & Georgia is so much more than a Gilmore Girls rip-off

How Biden can rein in the Big Meat monopoly

Biden’s controversial decision to reopen temporary shelters for migrant children, explained

3 popular policies Democrats can use to fight climate change and boost the economy

Rochester police won’t face charges in Daniel Prude’s death

How bad is your state’s Covid-19 outbreak?

QAnon believers think Trump will be inaugurated again on March 4