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Seriously, just tax the rich

What the debate about paying for infrastructure misses.

The battle for the future of “gig” work

Ride-sharing companies are pushing to make a third category of "independent" worker the law of the land. Drivers say the notion of independence is little more than a mirage.

Vaccine passports can liberate America

The CDC’s new mask guidance promises freedom. Vaccine passports can make it reality.

When Elon Musk tweets, crypto prices move

How Elon Musk affects bitcoin prices, in one chart.

How Citizen sparked a $30,000 manhunt for the wrong guy

The public safety app’s new feature accidentally harked back to its Vigilante roots.

Bill Gates will never be the same

The aura that Gates built over the past two decades may be permanently shattered.

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The 2020* Olympics

*Are being held this summer in Tokyo. And it’s a mess.

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Google’s plan to make search more sentient

Child tax credit payments start going to families in July. Here’s how to get yours.

The House passes bill to combat anti-Asian hate crimes

Seems like everyone hates Instagram for kids

What the cicadas will leave behind

Take a mental break with the new Vox crossword

One Good Thing: HBO Max’s Hacks features the amazing Jean Smart as an aging comedy legend

The blandness of TikTok’s biggest stars

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The best £85 I ever spent: A cat to keep me company when I restarted my life

Brett Kavanaugh’s latest decision should alarm liberals

Parler is back in Apple’s App Store, with a promise to crack down on hate speech

The incomplete promise of Medicaid expansion

Covid-19 proved bad indoor air quality makes us sick. We can fix that.

The FCC’s big bet on Elon Musk

The human cost of Biden’s travel ban on India

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Dodger Stadium’s violent origin story

Mourning my grandmother — and India — from across the ocean

The Supreme Court just took a case that poses a major threat to Roe v. Wade

The Olympics’ Covid-19 dilemma

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Masks off! Party time?

The Atlantic's Derek Thompson joins Matt and Vox's Libby Nelson to talk about the confusing public health and policy messages of the pandemic

Many Americans struggle with debt. Social media doesn’t help. 

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The black box economy

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Can sports ever really be “fair”?

Anti-trans bills, women’s sports, and the misguided pursuit of an even playing field.

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Who deserves a book deal?

As former Trump officials and other polarizing figures seek book deals, publishing is caught in a generational battle that’s becoming an existential crisis.

Why Mare of Easttown’s latest episode is its biggest yet

It never made sense for AT&T to buy WarnerMedia. Now it’s undoing its $100 billion deal.

The GOP whitewash of the Capitol attack shows the need for a January 6 commission

“Get the vaccine and enjoy life with no masks”: Kate McKinnon returns as SNL’s Dr. Fauci

“Shocked and horrified”: Gaza news bureau is destroyed on live TV

Israel’s unraveling

We should be talking about the death of Mikayla Miller

The US should give away its vaccine doses. Now.

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Why captchas are getting harder

WeWork’s CEO says remote workers are less engaged. Is he right?

Israel’s Iron Dome, explained by an expert

How Gold Diggers finds the horror in petty high school betrayal

What went wrong with The Woman in the Window?

One Good Thing: The gorgeous horror movie St. Maud finds religious ecstasy in self-destruction