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How Apple helped Trump’s DOJ seize lawmakers’ data without realizing it

Some say it’s an attack on the separation of powers.

Chrissy Teigen’s fall from grace

The rise and fall of Chrissy Teigen shows how drastically Twitter changed in 10 years.

The DOJ has a plan to protect voting rights. It might not be enough.

Merrick Garland’s speech is a cry for congressional action.

The Asian American wealth gap, explained in a comic

The largest wealth gap in the country comes down to the history of Asian migration.

The richest colleges didn’t need to cut their budgets in the pandemic — but they did

For the wealthiest schools, austerity measures may not have been worth it.

Elon Musk says Tesla will once again accept bitcoin

This is good for the price of bitcoin.

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Matt is joined by researcher Emily Hamilton to talk about the topic you can't get enough of: land use policy and local zoning ordinances

Indigenous people are the world’s biggest conservationists, but they rarely get credit for it

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The Keystone XL pipeline is dead. But the fight against similar projects is far from over.

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How a single cloud computing customer caused half the internet to go dark

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Barack Obama sounds the alarm about America’s democratic erosion

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