Pivot

3 Feb. 2023
The Fed eases up on the brakes, Elon Musk looks for new ways to monetize Twitter, and Snap has another rough quarter. Also: Meta may have prevailed in a fight with the [...]
31 Jan. 2023
Today Kara’s out sick and we’re sharing an episode of Land of the Giants.When Tinder launched in 2012, it changed dating culture and our expectations around dating forever by leveraging [...]
27 Jan. 2023
Kara and Scott discuss the Bad Blood between the Senate Judiciary Committee and Live Nation, Walmart giving workers a raise, and the cancelled Murdoch merger of Fox and News Corp. Also, will [...]
24 Jan. 2023
Biden will get a new Chief of Staff, the U.S. Attorney has questions for Amazon, and Elon takes the stand. Over at Netflix: strong subscriber growth, and Reed Hastings is out as Co-CEO. And [...]
20 Jan. 2023
Kara and Scott discuss Microsoft layoffs, cryptocurrency’s surprising recovery, and Jacinda Ardern’s resignation. Plus, someone bought a Twitter bird statue for $100k, and it wasn’t [...]
18 Jan. 2023
Kara and Scott visit London's "new Palo Alto" for a live discussion on Tim Cook's pay cut, Prince Harry's memoir "Spare," and what European regulation means for social media users. Also, [...]
13 Jan. 2023
At Munich's Digital-Life-Design conference, Kara and Scott unpack EU tech regulations, Tesla's many challenges (including Twitter), and OpenAI's future in Microsoft products. Also, what the [...]

Continuing Ed — with Edward Snowden

20 Sep. 2022
“Better that right counsels be known to enemies than that the evil secrets of tyrants should be concealed from the citizens. They who can treat secretly of the affairs of a nation have it [...]

Daily Kos

3 Feb. 2023
I haven’t been poor, or even lived paycheck-to-paycheck, for a long time. Even the hardest days of struggle that I’ve faced as an adult don’t hold a candle to the nearly constant trials of my [...]
3 Feb. 2023
A Mexican restaurant in Oakland, California, is closing because it can't find enough workers. A Las Vegas restaurant needs 12 people to be fully staffed but is struggling to get by [...]
5 Feb. 2023
When I listen to Gov. Ron “DeKlantis” of Florida spewing hate out of both sides of his neck in his (successful) attacks on an Advanced Placement African American Studies course, I think [...]
5 Feb. 2023
We begin today with Jim Tankersley of The New York Times writing about the internal debate among President Joe Biden’s economic aides whether to use this coming [...]
4 Feb. 2023
UPDATE: Sunday, Feb 5, 2023 · 12:49:37 AM +00:00 · Mark Sumner The Ukraine Ministry of Defense is [...]
4 Feb. 2023
UPDATE: Saturday, Feb 4, 2023 · 9:17:45 PM +00:00 · Mark Sumner For those who wanted to know, the [...]
2 Feb. 2023
A journalism professor’s recent tweet highlighted the shockingly low salaries in the local television news industry—by issuing a challenge to local TV stations to pay better than a local [...]

National Coalition Against Censorship

1 Feb. 2023
The National Coalition Against Censorship (NCAC) has written to McKinney Independent School District in McKinney, Texas, concerning a recent change to district policy.  The District has amended [...]
30 Jan. 2023
NEW YORK - Student journalists play an essential role in their schools by covering complex and, at times, controversial issues that aim to broaden interest in contemporary issues among their peers [...]
30 Jan. 2023
NEW YORK, January 30, 2023 -  The National Coalition Against Censorship (NCAC), an alliance of 59 national literary, artistic, religious, educational, professional, labor, and civil liberties [...]
27 Jan. 2023
NEW YORK – The National Coalition Against Censorship (NCAC) today released a new resource that provides practical advice for authors whose books are being challenged and banned in K – 12 schools [...]
25 Jan. 2023
National Coalition Against Censorship joins the Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression (FIRE) in a joint letter in response to the Florida College System Council of Presidents'  pledge to [...]
24 Jan. 2023
NCAC contacts Hernando School District in Brooksville, Florida, to express its concerns about the removal of 13 books by Ellen Hopkins from its libraries. A district administrator claimed that the [...]
20 Jan. 2023
Updated 01/24/2023—  On Friday, January 20, the Florida Department of Education released a list of reasons for rejecting the Advanced Placement course. This document makes it clear that what the [...]

Intercepted

1 Feb. 2023
The Supreme Court is hearing a case that could dismantle the Indian Child Welfare Act, also known as ICWA. The law was passed in 1978 to combat a history of forced family separation in the [...]
25 Jan. 2023
The North Carolina Supreme Court rejected a partisan gerrymandered congressional map drawn to heavily favor Republicans last year. The map violated the state’s constitution. The North Carolina [...]
18 Jan. 2023
Last year, the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade and demolish nearly half a century of abortion rights put to rest any remaining questions as to how far the 6-3 [...]
21 Dec. 2022
Last week, the Justice Department sued the state of Arizona and its governor, Doug Ducey, for installing a shipping container wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. This week on Intercepted: Ryan [...]
30 Nov. 2022
For a month and a half, Iran has been rocked by protests. The sustained demonstration, which were kicked off after a young woman was killed by the notorious morality police, are the most serious [...]
16 Nov. 2022
In 2019, Ajay Kumar, an asylum-seeker from India, began a hunger strike while in ICE detention to demand his release. In response, the U.S. government force-fed Kumar. The Intercept accessed footage [...]
2 Nov. 2022
This week, the Federal Reserve is expected to raise interest rates again, despite coming under scrutiny in recent months for its aggressive hikes to battle inflation. This week on Intercepted: Jon [...]

POLITICO

5 Feb. 2023
Americans for Prosperity, a fundraising organization established by powerful conservatives Charles and David Koch, is not endorsing former President Donald Trump in the 2024 Republican primary, the [...]
4 Feb. 2023
LOS ANGELES — Several of her House colleagues are already running for her Senate seat. She isn’t raising real money. And it’s so widely assumed that Sen. Dianne Feinstein is on her way out that [...]
3 Feb. 2023
A small group of longtime Kevin McCarthy aides who decamped downtown to lobby are suddenly some of the most influential and sought-after people in Washington. They remain intensely loyal to the new [...]
3 Feb. 2023
Every week political cartoonists throughout the country and across the political spectrum apply their ink-stained skills to capture the foibles, memes, hypocrisies and other head-slapping events in [...]
2 Feb. 2023
Defeated Arizona gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake met with officials at the National Republican Senatorial Committee on Thursday, two people familiar with the matter told POLITICO. The meeting [...]
2 Feb. 2023
The U.S. supports blocking Russian and Belarusian athletes from the 2024 Olympics unless it is “absolutely clear” that they are not representing their respective countries, the White House [...]
2 Feb. 2023
Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders will deliver the Republican response to President Joe Biden's State of the Union address next week, GOP leaders from both houses of Congress announced Thursday. [...]

The American Spectator

5 Feb. 2023
I declare herewith once more and most emphatically that the guilt of the German people in this war — into which they were forced by you — consists solely in trying to end the eternal difficulties [...]
5 Feb. 2023
In recent years, we have heard much about the need to accept the findings of “the science,” despite the fact that such a thing does not exist. Scientists and informed observers know that science [...]
5 Feb. 2023
Seemingly out of nowhere, “reforming” Social Security has become a point of emphasis for some Washington Republicans. It began to bubble up with Sen. Rick Scott’s policy manifesto and now may [...]
5 Feb. 2023
I recently received The American Spectator’s Barbara Olson Award. It was a great honor, particularly because I knew Barbara, the lawyer, congressional investigator, and conservative force of nature [...]
5 Feb. 2023
Saturday I had a disastrous night last night. The woman who is the closest to me of any human on earth had a wild panic attack while watching Perry Mason. It was terrifying. She was shaking like a [...]
5 Feb. 2023
The Washington Post reported this week that “allies” of Hunter Biden are considering setting up a legal defense fund for the president’s son. Has President Joe Biden’s son [...]
4 Feb. 2023
The Man of the Crowd: Edgar Allan Poe and the City By Scott Peeples (Princeton University Press, 224 pages, $25) The writer Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1849) spent his entire life searching for a place [...]

Works in Progress

25 Jul. 2022
Happy summer from the Works in Progress team. We hope you are staying cool. In our new issue out today, we have articles on how to fix peer review, rescue our roads from cars, and use [...]
22 Apr. 2022
Calum Heath illustrates the cover for this issue. He is a freelance illustrator based in Oxford, UK. You can follow him on Instagram here. Hello from the Works in Progress team! In case you missed [...]
17 Feb. 2022
We are pleased to announce that Works in Progress has a new home at Stripe, where we’ll be teaming up with Stripe Press to further ideas for economic, scientific and technological advancement. In [...]

FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast

2 Feb. 2023
Americans are spending more and more time alone, and more than a third reported experiencing “serious loneliness" in 2021. The director of the Harvard Study of Adult Development -- the [...]
31 Jan. 2023
Although much of our elections-related attention is already trained on 2024, there are consequential elections happening this very calendar year. The crew discusses the races to watch in [...]
26 Jan. 2023
In his new book "Aftermath: The Last Days of the Baby Boom and the Future of Power in America," Washington Post national columnist Philip Bump argues that many of the fissures that the [...]
23 Jan. 2023
The crew discusses how debates on both the debt ceiling and the future of Rep. George Santos’s career might unfold. In light of new data showing union membership at its lowest point since [...]
17 Jan. 2023
Over the weekend, the White House announced that five more classified documents from the Obama administration were found at President Biden's Delaware home. The crew asks whether comparisons [...]
12 Jan. 2023
As we head into the new year and our attention begins to turn to the presidential primaries, we decided to reair our audio documentary series, “The Primaries Project.” It originally [...]
9 Jan. 2023
The crew looks at why it took 15 votes to get Rep. Kevin McCarthy elected House Speaker and what that process says about the two years ahead and the GOP more broadly. They also consider how [...]

Institute for the Study of War

5 Feb. 2023
 Kateryna Stepanenko, Riley Bailey, Grace Mappes, Angela Howard, and Frederick W. KaganFebruary 4, 7:15 pm ET Click here to see ISW’s interactive map of the Russian invasion of [...]
4 Feb. 2023
 Nicholas Carl, Annika Ganzeveld, Amin Soltani, Zachary Coles, and Frederick W. KaganFebruary 3, 2023, 5:00 pm ETThe Iran Crisis Updates are produced by the Critical Threats Project (CTP) at the [...]
4 Feb. 2023
 Karolina Hird, Grace Mappes, Riley Bailey, Layne Philipson, George Barros, and Layne Philipson, and Frederick W. KaganFebruary 3, 7pm ETClick here to see ISW’s interactive map of [...]
3 Feb. 2023
Kitaneh Fitzpatrick, Annika Ganzeveld, Johanna Moore, and Frederick W. KaganFebruary 2, 2023, 4:30 pm ETThe Iran Crisis Updates are produced by the Critical Threats Project (CTP) at the American [...]
3 Feb. 2023
Karolina Hird, Riley Bailey, George Barros, Layne Philipson, Nicole Wolkov, and Frederick W. KaganFebruary 2, 7:15pm ET Click here to see ISW’s interactive map of the Russian [...]
2 Feb. 2023
Authors: Brian Carter, Kathryn Tyson, Liam Karr, and Peter MillsData Cutoff: February 1, 2023, at 10 a.m.Key Takeaways:Iraq. The Islamic State in Iraq and al Sham likely made a strategic [...]
2 Feb. 2023
Kitaneh Fitzpatrick, Zachary Coles, Annika Ganzeveld, Amin Soltani, and Frederick W. KaganFebruary 1, 2023, 5:30 pm ETThe Iran Crisis Updates are produced by the Critical Threats Project (CTP) at the [...]

n+1

27 Jan. 2023
For thirteen years I had an interest in echolocation jamming, ever since I read Lynne Peeples reporting in Scientific American on Aaron Cochran’s doctoral research into how tiger moths click to [...]
25 Jan. 2023
There is a symmetry between Corky Lee’s passing and the rise of Stop Anti-Asian Hate: the departure of Asian America’s greatest documentarian and its most visible recent efflorescence. Years [...]
18 Jan. 2023
To celebrate a year since the publication of Ari M. Brostoff’s essay collection, Missing Time, join n+1 for an evening with Brostoff and contributor Blair McClendon. They’ll discuss the book, [...]
13 Jan. 2023
Join n+1 for a discussion between the poets Eugene Ostashevsky and Genya Turovskaya. They’ll be discussing ghost languages, host languages, translation, and Ostashevsky’s new collection The [...]
10 Jan. 2023
She is cutting, wary, funny, and wise. Her style is what I wish I had instead of the chipper inner voice I’m stuck with. Nothing in Malcolm’s writing is dull or amiss unless she’s quoting [...]
6 Jan. 2023
That Panahi was arrested shortly after completing the film—and that he is now serving out the six-year prison sentence originally handed down in 2010 in Tehran’s infamous Ervin Prison—is an [...]
24 Dec. 2022
“You should see my kids,” Issam continued. At his home in La Capelette, a neighborhood in the tenth arrondissement, one child had been wearing face paint in the colors of the French flag, the [...]

The Intercept

4 Feb. 2023
“I don’t want to jump to a conclusion. I want to arrive at one.” Shapearl Wells uttered those words during our first meeting at the Invisible Institute almost six years ago. She would repeat [...]
4 Feb. 2023
Foto: Marcos Oliveira/Agência Senado Um ex-deputado se encontra com um senador e diz que tem um assunto urgente. Em seguida, liga para o presidente da República e passa o telefone ao senador. O [...]
3 Feb. 2023
Rep. Ilhan Omar, who was removed from the House Foreign Affairs Committee, is seen following a vote at the U.S. Capitol, in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 2, 2023. Photo: Ricky Carioti/The Washington [...]
3 Feb. 2023
“White Supremacy Culture,” an article by Tema Okun, was first written to outline and analyze how white supremacy operates in organizations. But in the past few years, with renewed attention on [...]
3 Feb. 2023
A war between China and Taiwan will be extremely good for business at America’s Frontier Fund, a tech investment outfit whose co-founder and CEO sits on both the State Department Foreign [...]
3 Feb. 2023
The champions of the “free market” are frantically lobbying to block the Federal Trade Commission’s imminent ban on noncompete agreements, which prevent workers from seeking better-paying jobs [...]
3 Feb. 2023
Graffiti on a Christian pregnancy center that does anti-abortion counseling in Portland, Oregon on June 27, 2022. Photo: John Rudoff/Sipa USA via AP The Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances, or [...]

The Intercept Deconstructed

3 Feb. 2023
“White Supremacy Culture,” an article by Tema Okun, was first written to outline and analyze how white supremacy operates in organizations. But in the past few years, with renewed attention on [...]
24 Jan. 2023
President Joe Biden is naming Jeff Zients to be his next chief of staff. Zients, a corporate Democrat, was previously in the White House helping steer its pandemic response and leading vaccination [...]
20 Jan. 2023
Russia brokered a cease-fire agreement in 2020 between Armenia and Azerbaijan. The two were engaged in a bloody six-week war, the deadliest in the region in decades. Conflict between the two [...]
13 Jan. 2023
Ten years ago this week, Aaron Swartz, a key figure in the fight for an open internet, died by suicide. This week we also learned of the tragic death of New York Times journalist Blake [...]
6 Jan. 2023
Last week Israel inaugurated the most right-wing government in its history, with the country’s longest-serving prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, at the helm once again. Avner Gvaryahu of the [...]
22 Dec. 2022
Last week, the Biden administration declassified a trove of documents related to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. While this action brings the government closer to the full disclosure [...]
13 Dec. 2022
The new documentary “To the End” takes viewers behind the nationwide organizing efforts that culminated in the landmark climate provisions of the 2022 Inflation Reduction Act. The film focuses on [...]

The Political Scene | The New Yorker

3 Feb. 2023
The Republican Nikki Haley is widely expected to announce a Presidential run later this month. As a former U.N. Ambassador and South Carolina governor, Haley brings strong credentials to a sparse [...]
1 Feb. 2023
Last Thursday, the Memphis Police Department announced that it was firing five police officers who beat a man named Tyre Nichols to death during a traffic stop. Shortly afterward, all five officers [...]
30 Jan. 2023
For years, many on the right have been lambasting a certain kind of progressive sensibility denoted with the term “political correctness”—endless fodder for Rush Limbaugh and others in the [...]
27 Jan. 2023
The White House chief of staff is the second most powerful but hardest gig in Washington, D.C. Dick Cheney blamed the job for giving him his first heart attack, during the Ford Administration. A [...]
25 Jan. 2023
Last weekend, a man shot and killed eleven people at a ballroom-dance studio in Monterey Park, California, an Asian enclave outside of Los Angeles. Then, less than forty-eight hours later, in Half [...]
23 Jan. 2023
George Santos is hardly the first scammer elected to office—but his lies, David Remnick says, are “extra.” Most Americans learned of Santos’s extraordinary fabrications from a New York Times [...]
20 Jan. 2023
President Biden has faced remarkable challenges in his first two years in office, from the overturning of the national right to abortion and the management of the U.S.’s COVID response, to the [...]

The Problem With Jon Stewart

1 Feb. 2023
The media may have moved on from its wall-to-wall coverage of the killing of Tyre Nichols, but the nation is still hurting. This week, we’re discussing how incorrectly diagnosing the [...]
25 Jan. 2023
The media is chasing the classified documents fiasco like it’s spy vs. spy, Trump vs. Biden. But on this week’s episode, we’re breaking down the absurdity of a national security system [...]
18 Jan. 2023
Brazil’s insurrection is just the latest in a series of attacks on democracy around the world. So we’re talking to Anne Applebaum, a staff writer at The Atlantic and author of the book [...]
11 Jan. 2023
It’s 2023 and we’re coming in hot with a conversation about COVID vaccines! We’re joined by Dr. Gregory A. Poland (director of Mayo Clinic’s Vaccine Research Group), Dr. Saad Omer [...]
19 Dec. 2022
The year is almost over and we’re going out with a bang! Entrepreneur Mark Cuban is here. Nobel Peace Prize winner Maria Ressa is here. Whip-smart journalist Julia Ioffe is here. Come on, [...]
14 Dec. 2022
This week we’re joined by Miguel Cardona, the U.S. Secretary of Education. We cover why schools aren’t evolving fast enough to keep up with current challenges, how the shifting roles of [...]
7 Dec. 2022
“Whatever fun name you wanna put on it, it’s the same damn thing we’ve seen over and over again.” David Dayen, executive editor of The American Prospect, joins us to discuss the [...]

The Problem With Jon Stewart

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The Ex-Worker

31 Jan. 2023
We’ve survived 2022—and with it, the ebb tide following the upheavals of 2019 and 2020. Both in the United States and around the world, this has been a year of challenges and reversals. In this [...]
31 Jan. 2023
In November, CrimethInc. was banned from Twitter by Elon Musk, part of a concerted campaign by right wing trolls and the world’s richest man to shift global political discourse to the right. Why is [...]
29 Jan. 2023
In this episode, we continue our coverage of the struggle to Stop Cop City and defend the Weelaunee Forest in Atlanta, Georgia. While Episode 85 offered a history and analysis of the first phases of [...]
27 Jan. 2023
The Ex-Worker is back! Episode 85 introduces the history behind the struggle to Stop Cop City and defend the Weelaunee Forest in Atlanta, Georgia. For nearly two years, a coalition of anarchists, [...]
15 Apr. 2022
April 15th is Steal Something From Work Day! For over a decade, we’ve celebrated the everyday resistance that workers undertake to challenge their exploitation when the boss isn’t watching. [...]
11 Mar. 2022
Even as Russian forces continue their brutal assault on Ukraine, a growing domestic uprising is challenging the empire from within. This episode of the Ex-Worker focuses on the anti-war movement in [...]
4 Mar. 2022
As the Russian invasion of Ukraine proceeds, anarchists on both sides of the border are mobilizing to resist. This episode collects a variety of statements and accounts from anti-authoritarians [...]

The Final Straw Radio

5 Feb. 2023
This week we are re-airing an interview from November 10th, 2019, by Scott Branson with Eli Meyerhoff about his book “Beyond Education: Radical Studying for Another World”. In this book, [...]
29 Jan. 2023
This week, we share our chat with Tom Wetzel on his recently published book Overcoming Capitalism: Strategy for the Working Class in the 21st Century (AK Press, 2022). Tom is an organizer with [...]
22 Jan. 2023
This week on The Final Straw, we feature three segments: words from a friend of Manuel “Tortuguita” Teran, the forest defender killed by law enforcement on January 18th outside of Atlanta, [...]
15 Jan. 2023
We’re happy to share Scott’s interview with Rhiannon Firth about her recent book, Disaster Anarchy: Mutual Aid and Radical Action. You can get the book at a discount using the code “firth30”, [...]
8 Jan. 2023
This week on the show, we’re sharing two local conversations with community organizers providing mutual aid in Asheville, NC. Bail Out Transcript Water Crisis Transcript PDF (Unimposed) Zine [...]
1 Jan. 2023
I’m sure that many people coming out of this holiday season, returning from visiting relatives will wonder: “couldn’t we abolish the capitalist family structure?” We’ve got great news! [...]
25 Dec. 2022
This week on the show, we featured 2 segments: a chat with Michael Kimble & Gerald Griffin about conditions in Donaldson CF prison in Alabama; and Jim J. Ayers, a 42 year resident in 6 generations of [...]

The Lincoln Project

3 Feb. 2023
Host Reed Galen is joined by Jay McKenzie, the founder of “Did Nothing Wrong”, a newsletter and podcast that seeks to make sense of the chaotic narratives that threaten to hijack our nation’s [...]
1 Feb. 2023
Host Reed Galen is joined by Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez, the President and Executive Director of NextGen America, the nation’s largest youth voter organization. They discuss, the ever-changing [...]
27 Jan. 2023
Host Reed Galen is joined by Alexander Theodoridis, Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. They discuss the current state of polling in the U.S. and how [...]
25 Jan. 2023
Host Reed Galen is joined by Ron Insana (Senior Analyst and Commentator at CNBC) to discuss the current state of our nation’s economy, the Republican’s flirtation with the debt ceiling, why the [...]
20 Jan. 2023
Host Reed Galen is joined by Author and Senior Book Editor at The Atlantic, Gal Beckerman. They discuss how radical ideas originate and the workings of the movements that form around them, how social [...]
18 Jan. 2023
Host Reed Galen is joined by Joshua Zeitz…historian, New York Times bestselling author, and contributing editor to Politico Magazine. They discuss the evolution of Abraham Lincoln’s faith [...]
13 Jan. 2023
Host Reed Galen is joined by David Rothkopf (Contributing Columnist for The Daily Beast and Host of Deep State Radio) to discuss where our nation stands two years into the Biden administration, how [...]

Rolling Stone

5 Feb. 2023
Frankie Valli, Sheryl Crow and Lil Wayne also gave memorable performances as the Davis Gala made its in-person return for the first time since 2020 as the pandemic derailed the event
5 Feb. 2023
Once again, the conversation on the right-wing network led back to Hunter Biden
5 Feb. 2023
"We could not have cared less about the gender politics at the time, and we still do not," said Heart's Nancy Wilson at the gathering before the 65th annual Grammy Awards
5 Feb. 2023
Rep. Nancy Mace (R-S.C.) is disappointed in her party. But so far, she'll still toe its line.
5 Feb. 2023
Man on the Run, directed by Oscar-winning filmmaker Morgan Neville, is "the definitive document of Paul’s emergence from the dissolution of the world’s biggest band"
5 Feb. 2023
Writing songs for top acts used to be a reliable source of income. Now, thanks to a rapidly changing industry, songwriters face trouble making ends meet 
5 Feb. 2023
British band was joined by Jacob Collier and the Jason Max Ferdinand Singers, an uber-talented choir of Black women and men from across the country
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