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“We Didn’t Know What We Had.” • The lights are going out for the alternative press.
American Carnage • Trump used the White House to unleash a domestic terrorism movement. Security experts are worried what it will do next.
Cleaning Up Georgia • If not for the hard work of domestic workers, the Democrats might not control the Senate.
“I Never Thought I’d Be Standing in One of Those Lines.” • The economic fallout from the pandemic has meant more people in San Francisco are showing up at food banks.
Inside Jobs • How last-minute appointments will keep Trump's stench alive
The Apprentice • Before the Capitol insurrection, Josh Hawley was seen as the future of the Republican Party. He still may be.
Tyranny of the Minority • Democrats may control Washington, but the fight for democracy is far from over.
Unpopularity Contest • The case for finally doing away with the Electoral College
Or Other Crime • How Black voting rights were sabotaged by a three-word phrase in the 14th Amendment, and how they can be reconstructed
How Facebook Broke Us • The social network has pushed poison on users for years. Now we know it did so deliberately.
Preexisting Conditions • The pandemic has laid bare our other afflictions.
The Nuclear Option • Biden has signaled support for a new generation of smaller nuclear reactors. Are they the path to a carbon-free economy—or just a bid to keep a troubled industry alive?
Lost in Translation • Hey Siri, why don't digital assistants understand people who don't sound like white Americans?
Soul of America • The ambivalent essence of Joe Biden's favorite phrase.
In the Tank • Ethanol's clean promise has only led to dirtier air.
Harm to Table • A powerful lobbying group pushes to keep restaurants open. But who's being served?