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The Politics Behind India’s COVID Crisis
The coronavirus thrives off of complacent leaders, such as Prime Minister Narendra Modi—and has exacerbated the contours of global inequality.
By Steve Coll
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The Pennsylvania lawmaker embodies the belief that God intended America to be a Christian nation.
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Don’t Panic Over One Weak Jobs Report
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Revisiting the Brat Pack
Andrew McCarthy reflects on being typecast, his struggles with addiction, and learning to like John Hughes movies.
By Michael Schulman
Sunday Reading: Celebrating Mother’s Day
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Flowers Are the Ultimate Symbols
By Jessi Jezewska Stevens
The Movement for Police and Prison Abolition
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Was a Scholar Not Hired Because of Her Writing on Palestine?
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The New York Philharmonic Mourns and Rebuilds
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The Secret Papers of a Republican Operative
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Customer Reviews of Mom: The V.R. Experience
By Sarah Schmelling
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By John Kenney
Satire from The Borowitz Report
Millions Ask Facebook to Ban Their Relatives
By Andy Borowitz
Blitt’s Kvetchbook
The Many Faces of Mitch McConnell
By Barry Blitt
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