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Northern Ireland is experiencing some of the worst violence it’s seen in 8 years. Here’s why.

Brexit and suspicions of favoritism are fueling a conflict that has been simmering for years despite peace accords.

How America’s one-click obsession is warping the future of work

Alec MacGillis on Amazon and the hidden costs of its dominance.

What a fair climate target looks like for the US, the largest historical carbon emitter

Biden is about to announce a new 2030 climate target. Will it go far enough?

Supreme Court rules against California’s Covid-19 restrictions on grounds of religious liberty

The court rules that Bible study groups should be able to gather in private homes if commercial spaces are open.

The Amazon union vote is over. Here’s what happens now.

Whether or not the union’s challenge in Bessemer fails, Amazon will face labor battles elsewhere.

Biden’s Supreme Court reform commission won’t fix anything

The president’s new commission has a lot of fans — in the Federalist Society.

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Matt is joined by Faiz Shakir, former campaign manager and current adviser to Bernie Sanders, to talk about how the movement continues

Helen Oyeyemi’s unsettling new novel Peaces starts weird and gets weirder

The claim that drugs killed George Floyd relies on a racist trope

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Virginia just legalized marijuana

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Marjorie Taylor Greene’s incredible fundraising haul reveals what the GOP is really about

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