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My Friend Was a Rising Comic. Then He Was Charged with Child Pornography

On betrayal, rage and searching for answers.
Graham Isador
9 hours ago
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'Russian Doll' Is Necessary TV for Our Isolationist Times

The Netflix original show, starring and co-created by Natasha Lyonne, speaks to the power of bonding with others.
Lauren O'Neill
a day ago
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Trump's Phony Emergency Pushed America a Little Closer Toward a Real Crisis

It's another step down a road that could lead to the end of American democracy.
Harry Cheadle
4 days ago
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A Parkland Survivor on Why Louis C.K. Is Wrong and the Movement Is Winning

People talk shit: "They're just kids, we shouldn't listen to them."
Sam Zeif
2.14.19
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Being Raised by Two Narcissists Taught Me How to Deal with Trump

Two years in, some people are still expecting one of his scandals to bring him down. I know better.
Karen Geier
2.13.19
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Trump's State of the Union Showed Us Everything Wrong with His Presidency

The dull, falsehood-laden speech just underscored how committed the president is to vicious partisan warfare.
Harry Cheadle
2.6.19
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'Brexit: The Uncivil War' and 'Vice' Give Too Much Credit to Individuals

Both films deal in the making of political ploys, but fail to highlight how it takes more than one charismatic man to enforce an ideology.
Oscar Rickett
1.26.19
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Nancy Pelosi Mopped the Floor with Trump

The president lost his shutdown battle because he was outclassed by the woman leading the House.
Harry Cheadle
1.26.19
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What I Learned Inside the Lonely, Sad World of QAnon Facebook Groups

The conspiracy theory seems to have created a lot of problems in the lives of its adherents.
K.T. Nelson
1.22.19
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We Need to Learn to Call a Racist a Racist

Fighting racism means calling it out, not hiding behind euphemisms like "racially tinged."
Issac J. Bailey
1.21.19
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Catholic Priests Keep Saying They Forgot About Sex Abuse

They seem to be the only people who cannot keep track of this crisis.
Alex Norcia
1.16.19
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Trump's Shutdown Is a Savage Assault on the Working Class

People who aren't rich and don't spend their lives trying to get rich are the ones getting screwed.
Matt Taylor
1.16.19
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