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High Wire

Big Pharma's Opioid Greed Was Even Worse Than We Thought

"The Sackler family is just as shameless, and only marginally less ruthless, than the drug cartels."
Maia Szalavitz
9.13.18
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The Bailouts for the Rich Are Why America Is So Screwed Right Now

Did they prevent a full-scale collapse? Yes. Was it necessary to do it the way we did? Not at all.
Matt Stoller
9.13.18
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Do Media Companies Report Too Much on Mass Shooters?

Sound, iterative journalism can keep rumor-mongering at bay—unless it feeds a "contagion" effect of violence.
Krishna Andavolu
9.13.18
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Seventeen Years Later, America Still Has No Idea What to Do on 9/11

Garfield the cat is staring at a painting of the American flag—what are you doing?
Harry Cheadle
9.11.18
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There's a Lie at the Heart of Nike's New Kaepernick Ad

The tagline should be: "Believe in something. Even when the billionaires who control your fate take your dream away."
Harry Cheadle
9.6.18
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An Anonymous Trump Adviser Just Called Him 'Amoral' and 'Anti-Democratic'

The 'New York Times' ran an op-ed that is a great example of the mental gymnastics it takes to work for Trump.
Harry Cheadle
9.5.18
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Reminder: George W. Bush Is Still Very, Very Bad

He's not cute! Why is everyone saying he's cute?
Eve Peyser
9.4.18
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No One Who Works for Trump Ever Wins in the End

Lots of people were eager to jump on the Trump train, but it turns out that train is more a rollercoaster that inevitably ends suddenly in a brick wall.
Harry Cheadle
8.22.18
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Trump Is Making America So Goddamn Dumb

If you listen to him, you might think California doesn't have enough water to properly fight its wildfires. Don't listen to him.
Harry Cheadle
8.9.18
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How We Kill Our Trainwreck Celebrities

What “Whitney” and “McQueen” say about us.
Connor Garel
8.8.18
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The Russia Scandal Might Help Trump Get Reelected

If his opponents focus too much on theories of collusion and "kompromat," they'll risk glossing over the real failings of his presidency.
Harry Cheadle
7.21.18
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I’m Transforming into a Nightmare Clown to Beat My Post-Sobriety Anxiety

I'm forcing myself to get on stage... what could possibly go wrong?
Jaik Puppyteeth
7.19.18