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Why it matters that Tucker Carlson is broadcasting from Hungary this week

The country has become a model for a rising kind of authoritarianism.

The chip shortage is getting worse

The semiconductor supply crunch came for cars and phones. Now consumers are facing higher prices.

Covid-19 cases now fall into 3 distinct categories

The US epidemic — and people’s risk from Covid-19 — has changed in this latest wave of cases.

The case against the concept of biodiversity

It’s more controversial than you might think.

Will China’s national security law break Hong Kong as a business hub?

The national security law has stifled democracy in the global financial center.

What a meatless future could mean for farmers

A plant-based food system would be a win for animals and the environment. How workers would fare is less clear.

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The fight to ban evictions

Democrats this week scrambled to extend a federal evictions moratorium amid the government's failure to deliver tens of billions of dollars to renters in need. Vox’s Ian Millhiser and Jerusalem Demsas explain.

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The danger of anti-China rhetoric

How Gossip Girl broke the fantasy of being the world’s most special girl

The surprisingly okay state of consumer debt

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Streaming space tourism is the new reality TV

Biden thinks his new eviction moratorium may be doomed. Here’s why he’s trying it anyway.

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Biden’s immigration policy isn’t Trump’s — but it’s still a disappointment

Why so many dead fish are washing up on Florida’s beaches

Delta is surging. Your boss wants you in the office. Is it safe?

One way the US could have prevented the fight over the eviction moratorium

This company claims to help the world’s biggest corporations recycle. Activists say it’s greenwashing.

The best way to avoid future variants is to vaccinate the world

America isn’t taking care of caregivers

48 million people provide unpaid care to their loved ones in the US. Here’s how to help them.

The Amazon union drive isn’t over yet

New York City issues vaccine mandate for indoor activities, confuses entire country

The anti-American right

Why the CDC changed its mask guidance, according to an epidemiologist 


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Back to School: All for pre-K, and pre-K for all

Vox's Jerusalem Demsas joins Matt and Dara to discuss how pre-K programs could lead to societal changes on a state and national level

Breakthrough cases aren’t the cause of the US Covid-19 surge

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Why it’s so hard to make CGI skin look real

One Good Thing: Clear eyes, full hearts, please watch Friday Night Lights on Netflix

One policy that could challenge a century of fossil-fuel dominance

How TikTok became a haven for queer and questioning kids

Citizen, the controversial safety app, is ready to profit from its fear-based platform

Can we save the planet by shrinking the economy?

America isn’t panicking about inflation

It’s hard to be a moral person. Technology is making it harder.

Why Obama’s former ethics czar is highly critical of Hunter Biden’s lucrative art sales

The lapsed eviction moratorium is the Supreme Court’s fault


Why the US Army tried to exterminate the bison


Why the “wolf turn” is such a big deal

Congress wants to make going to the airport less miserable

The $5,000 quest for the perfect butt

How kidnap-for-ransom became the “most lucrative industry in Nigeria”

What empty offices mean for America’s cities — and workers

Federal eviction protections have ended, leaving renters scrambling

Hosting the Olympics comes at a massive cost

These immigrants have one shot to come to the US. But Biden has to act.