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The misunderstood Rust Belt worker vote, and its importance in 2020, explained

Union households swung dramatically for Trump in 2016. He seems to be losing ground with them in 2020.

Still haven’t voted? Don’t send your ballot by mail.

Tuesday is the last day to safely mail your ballot. Here’s what to do if you missed the deadline.

Exclusive: Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz on how to fix the economy during and after the pandemic

It’s not too late to save much of the economy — but America is still doing far too little.

Democrats want to turn Texas blue. It starts with the state House in 2020.

Electoral power, health care, and voter enthusiasm are on the line.

The 15 Silicon Valley millionaires spending the most to beat Donald Trump

These tech titans have spent $120 million over the last two years, leading Silicon Valley’s political awakening.

Why North and South Dakota are suffering the worst Covid-19 epidemics in the US

Here’s why the coronavirus outbreaks in the Dakotas got so bad.

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The Supreme Court may disenfranchise you now

Pandemic or not, the highest court in the land won’t extend Wisconsin’s deadline for mailed ballots. Good thing it’s not a swing state. Oh, wait ...

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Vox’s audience support program, explained

During the worst summer of our lives, I didn’t have internet. It was the best.

Beef is bad for the planet. Can we make it better?

PPP loans were supposed to be forgiven. So far, that hasn’t happened.

Trump’s misleading tweet about changing your vote, briefly explained

Muslims worldwide are protesting French President Macron’s crackdown on Islam

The Philadelphia police shooting of Walter Wallace Jr., explained

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To compete with China and Russia, America needs a new era of multilateralism

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States need billions to prepare for Covid-19 vaccines. The federal government isn’t helping.

The false link between Amy Coney Barrett and The Handmaid’s Tale, explained

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The case for stripping the Supreme Court of its power

The hidden cost of the Peanuts holiday specials moving from ABC to AppleTV+

One Good Thing: Witch Week, a bookish treat for the witches and weirdos in all of us

A Canadian study gave $7,500 to homeless people. Here’s how they spent it.

The absurd controversy over Joe Biden’s “transition away from the oil industry”

Plants are in demand, but it hasn’t been easy for the stores that sell them


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Biden’s border options

Dara, Jane, and Matt on the big immigration questions that will face a new administration.

How our Google searches have changed in this presidential election

This week in TikTok: Halloween is still happening ... online

The remote learning center trend, explained

What philosopher Peter Singer has learned in 45 years of advocating for animals

4 upcoming Supreme Court cases will reveal who Amy Coney Barrett really is

Suburban women have had their lives upended by Covid-19. They blame Trump.

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Trump’s pullback of pollution controls is even more hazardous than you think

The radical implications of the Supreme Court’s new ruling on Wisconsin mail-in ballots

This is the future of abortion in a post-Roe America 

What Amy Coney Barrett on the Supreme Court means for abortion rights

How an anti-democratic Constitution gave America Amy Coney Barrett

Amy Coney Barrett has officially been confirmed as a Supreme Court justice

Typhoon Molave battered the Philippines. Vietnam is next.

Chileans want a more equal society. They’re about to rewrite their constitution to have it.

US hospitals are preparing for the worst-case scenario as Covid-19 surges again

Sorry, you probably can’t wear a Biden shirt or MAGA hat when you vote

The Russian roots of our misinformation problem

Nepotism and the 2020 election, explained

European countries with spiraling Covid-19 outbreaks are shutting back down

Sarah Kliff grades Biden’s and Trump’s health care plans