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Why the Chauvin trial feels so momentous

Whether Derek Chauvin is convicted or not, his trial will have an important legacy.

What Biden’s plan to tackle housing prices is missing

Fed up with skyrocketing housing prices, voters support strong federal action.

70 years of cop shows taught us to valorize the police

Early Hollywood treated the cops as incompetent fools. Then everything changed.

The bizarre push to kill more of Montana’s wolves, explained

Four new hunting bills in the Big Sky State are reigniting a centuries-old debate.

The Christian right is racking up huge victories in the Supreme Court, thanks to Amy Coney Barrett

The Supreme Court is serious about exempting religious conservatives from the law — even when their rulings could kill people.

Our mixed feelings about The Trial of the Chicago 7, explained

The Netflix historical courtroom drama seems like a classic Oscar movie. Will it win?

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Why the US egg industry is still killing 300 million chicks a year

Hatcheries promised to stop killing male chicks by 2020. What’s taking so long?

Larry Ellison bought an $80 million mansion in Florida — but he’s tearing it down

After Georgia, companies are banding together to condemn restrictive voting laws

Introducing Down to Earth, our new project on the biodiversity crisis

Breaking down the 2021 Best Picture nominees

Maryland just repealed its police bill of rights. Here’s what it means for reform.

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SNL’s cold open pokes fun at white Americans’ optimism about Chauvin trial outcome

Michigan’s governor wants voluntary efforts to curb severe coronavirus outbreak

Northern Ireland is in the midst of its heaviest unrest in years. Here’s why.

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Top court rules against Covid-19 restrictions on grounds of religious liberty

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

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

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

The controversial autopsy at the heart of the Chauvin trial, explained

Why the author of Girl, Stop Apologizing had to apologize twice in a week

The British media narrative of Prince Philip’s death is about Meghan Markle

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It's time for class warfare

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

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

Saudi Arabia’s Yemen blockade is starving millions. Democrats want Biden to stop it.

Amazon has won a historic warehouse union election. But the battle is not over.

Biden’s first budget proposal, explained in 600 words

What Biden’s first budget proposal tells us about his vision for America

Why Taylor Swift is rerecording all her old songs

Jordan’s royal family feud and alleged coup plot, explained

It’s astounding that HBO’s new docuseries Exterminate All the Brutes even exists

“Cancel culture” forgets most racism happens in private

Why a global chip shortage is screwing up America’s pickup trucks

Where Americans stand on policing today

Why it feels like mushrooms are everywhere

The effects of Black Lives Matter protests

The problem with painting Derek Chauvin as a “bad apple”

Biden’s executive actions tackle a small part of America’s enormous gun problem

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

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

Matt Gaetz’s scandal and legal problems, explained

It looks like Amazon is changing the dates for Prime Day again

How to listen to all of Vox’s Earth Month podcasts