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“I think this is a wake-up call”: Seeing a familiar face in the Capitol riot

Some are grappling with the prevalence of extremism in America, after seeing co-workers and fellow churchgoers in the riot.

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Okay, Google: unionize!

A very big tech company now has a very small union. Recode’s Shirin Ghaffary explains why highly paid workers in an anti-union industry still organized and made history.

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The Next Four Years: Fighting tech monopolies

Charlotte Slaiman joins Matt to discuss the ongoing antitrust cases against Google and Facebook, and the prospects for tech regulation in the Biden administration.

A running list of corporate responses to the Capitol riot

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What the history of the Ku Klux Klan can teach us about the Capitol riot

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Trump released a tweet-like statement denouncing violence. He still needs to do more.