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America’s monopoly problem, explained by your internet bill

We should be asking the government and corporate America how we got here. Instead, we just keep handing over our money.

Jeff Bezos just made one of the largest charitable gifts ever

The Amazon billionaire has committed $10 billion to combat climate change.

6 myths about the history of Black people in America

Six historians weigh in on Black history’s biggest misconceptions, including the Tuskegee experiment and enslaved people’s finances.

The best $500 I ever spent: My autism diagnosis

My rule-following autistic brain wouldn’t allow me to think of myself as really autistic until someone officially diagnosed me as such.

The unfair pressure for Birds of Prey to be a great feminist superhero movie

Imagine if Birds of Prey and Harley Quinn had the same freedom as Joker.

The radical moral implications of luck in human life

Acknowledging the role of luck is the secular equivalent of religious awakening.

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A new investigation reveals what you may have suspected: dating apps can be very dangerous. But there are safer ways to look for love online.

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How Democrats can talk about race and win

Why liberals are bad at politics

The best argument for each of the 2020 Democratic frontrunners

I reported through a mass shooting at my own newspaper. Now I’m taking a buyout.

Pete Buttigieg replies to Rush Limbaugh’s homophobic comments: “I love my husband”

Over 1,100 former DOJ officials say Attorney General Bill Barr must resign

Biden says Sanders’s response to his supporters’ online attacks is not “sufficient”

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A new report raises more questions about Bloomberg’s alleged sexism and sexual harassment

Poll: Bernie Sanders is beating every other candidate in Nevada

France reports the first coronavirus death outside of Asia

Why prediction markets are bad at predicting who’ll be president 

It looks like Amazon throttled sales of a zine after its author publicly criticized Amazon

Trump is sending armed tactical forces to arrest immigrants in sanctuary cities

The US and Taliban take a first step toward a peace deal in Afghanistan

Sonic the Hedgehog’s live-action movie seemed doomed to fail. It escaped unscathed.

Facebook canceled a 5,000-person conference in San Francisco because of coronavirus

This animation shows what would happen if leap years didn’t exist

Andrew McCabe, Michael Flynn, and the latest Justice Department drama, explained

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Pornhub’s content moderation problem

A company called GirlsDoPorn uploaded videos to Pornhub and other sites without the consent of the women in them. VICE’s Samantha Cole explains why these videos are still all over the internet.

What we know (and don’t know) about the Nevada caucus “tool”

“This is a president declaring himself above the law”: A former ethics chief on Trump’s dangerous new era

Furious Oracle employees are demanding that Larry Ellison cancel his Trump fundraiser

Some Tea Party Republicans in South Carolina are voting for Bernie Sanders

Tinder may not get you a date. It will get your data.

Listen: Billie Eilish’s big 2020 continues with James Bond theme “No Time to Die”

Trump just got bad news from Neil Gorsuch’s mentor in a big Medicaid case

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This photo triggered China’s Cultural Revolution

It’s time for Hillary to say “I’m with her”

Dwyane Wade’s unflinching support of his trans daughter is a turning point

Bernie Sanders is leading the 2 most important states on Super Tuesday

The life-and-death consequences of naming the coronavirus

Why the coronavirus outbreak might be much bigger than we know

The false promise of “renewable natural gas”

Could these drugs save your relationship?

Exploring the history of seduction, from Casanova to Tinder

How Justice Scalia paved the way for Trump’s assault on the rule of law

7 things to know about the private equity industry

Why Medicare-for-all works for Bernie Sanders — and nobody else

It’s 2020. Where are our self-driving cars?