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February 6/13, 2023, Issue
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LA’s Grand Experiment in UBI
Last year, the city sent $1,000 a month to 3,200 people.
followed four participants throughout the duration of the program.
Unredacted NIH E-mails Show Efforts to Rule Out a Lab Origin of Covid
In early 2020, top scientists told Anthony Fauci they were concerned that SARS-CoV-2 appeared potentially “engineered.” Here’s a look at what happened next.
Meet Dennis Oya, Patient Zero of the TB Outbreak Sweeping Washington’s Prisons
investigation into the latest deadly side effect of mass incarceration.
Katharine S. Walter
In a Land of Apartheid, a Trip to the Beach Can Be an Act of Resistance
Not long ago,
’s Palestine correspondent snuck into a moshav to sunbathe, because no one owns the sea.
The Left Was Missing in Action From the McCarthy Spectacle
Watching the GOP’s circular firing squad during the speaker votes was entertaining, but what do progressive Democrats have to show for rallying round their party’s leadership?
The Surprising Strength of Brazil’s Democracy
Seeming similarities between the attack on the presidential palace in Brasília and the US Capitol abound. But Brazilian democracy has proved more resilient.
Omar G. Encarnación
The Supreme Court Is About to Make It Even Riskier to Strike
The Roberts court is famously anti-union. With
Glacier Northwest v. Teamsters
, it’s poised to make it easier for employers to sue striking workers.
The January 6 Report and Trump’s Gospel of Success
On the anniversary of the insurrection at the Capitol, the House select committee’s report documents the former president’s culpability—and his state of mind.
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Why It’s Okay for Progressives to Enjoy Sam Bankman-Fried’s Downfall
The fallen plutocrat was also the chief financier of a counterrevolution inside the Democratic Party.
How Should Men Apologize for Sexual Misconduct?
Scott Stringer’s lawsuit against a woman who described being sexually harassed by him is a case study in what not to do.
Why Americans Binge on Prince Harry vs. the Royals
Books & the Arts
The Strange Thrills of “The Crown”
While the infighting and personal lives of the British royals is boring, their desperate struggle to protect the monarchy makes for fine television.
Three Short Poems
What Does It Take to Win?
In his new history of American politics, Timothy Shenk examines the past and future of political realignments.
The Anxious Influences of Netflix’s “White Noise”
What has Noah Baumbach wrought in his adaptation of the 1985 postmodern novel?
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Rikers Just Had Its Deadliest Year. Two Authors Explain Why It’s Still Open.
A conversation with Graham Rayman and Reuven Blau about their new book on Rikers Island, a jail system plagued by decades of institutional inertia.
Letters From the February 6/13, 2023, Issue
The pink tide and democracy… Netizen power… The rules of the game…