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America isn’t panicking about inflation

How worried you are about inflation largely depends on how you vote, a new poll shows.

Can we save the planet by shrinking the economy?

The "degrowth" movement to fight the climate crisis offers a romantic, utopian vision. But it’s not a policy agenda.

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

Citizen will scare you for free. Now it will give you a digital bodyguard — for a price.

How TikTok became a haven for queer and questioning kids

Queer signaling in the age of TikTok.

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

There have been many bad-faith "scandals" linked to the president’s son. Walter Shaub thinks this one should be taken seriously.

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

Digital distractions such as social media and smartphones wreak havoc on our attention spans. Could they also be making us less ethical?

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The Provincetown cluster

Vox’s Dylan Scott explains what an outbreak in a mostly vaccinated beach town taught the CDC about the delta variant.

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Why the US Army tried to exterminate the bison

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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

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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.

Trump’s aggressive efforts to overturn election results come to light

Here’s how police can get your data — even if you aren’t suspected of a crime

Biden’s fight to de-Trumpify the courts, explained

Will the Tokyo Olympics be a superspreader event?

“Progressive prosecutors” are working within the system to change it. How is that going?

The Green Knight is glorious and a little baffling. Let’s untangle it.

Feds are seizing cryptocurrency from criminals. Now they have to figure out what to do with it.

How much worse can the coronavirus get?


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Getting power to the people

Matt is joined by Liza Reed of the Niskanen Center to talk about energy policy, electricity transmission, and America's complex power delivery system

Is it a HIPAA violation for your employer to require vaccines?

America’s mental health moment is finally here

Why school lunches feel like they’re frozen in time

Homeownership can bring out the worst in you

Yes, Covid-19 vaccine mandates are legal

The Great Regression

What’s in the new infrastructure bill — and why it’s a big deal

Is Merrick Garland letting Trump’s people off the hook?

Is Robinhood the next meme stock?

The 4 main fault lines that divide the vaccinated and the unvaccinated

Beetles, drought, and fires are a ticking time bomb in the West

Medical debt was cut nearly in half in states that expanded Medicaid

The new Pursuit of Love TV show means it’s time to remember the Mitfords

The magic, sex, and violence of the 14th-century poem behind The Green Knight

Biden is turning back Haitian migrants at sea, echoing a shameful chapter in US history

LA’s favorite flea market is a teen fashion paradise

How to make the child tax credit more accessible

The worst money we’ve ever spent

For hackers, space is the final frontier

Google and Facebook lead the way with Covid-19 vaccine mandates. Will corporate America follow?