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Q. & A.
France’s Vaccination-Pass Experiment
An expert in French politics discusses Emmanuel Macron’s approach to vaccination policy and how the current wave of protests in France differs from the American anti-vaccine movement.
By Isaac ChotinerAugust 12, 2021
Our Columnists
Did Last Summer’s Black Lives Matter Protests Change Anything?
Public officials favored symbolic gestures over policy reforms, but the country is still dramatically different than it was a year ago.
By Keeanga-Yamahtta TaylorAugust 6, 2021
Daily Comment
Why Beijing Shut Down Hong Kong’s Leading Pro-Democracy Newspaper
The fearlessness and irreverence of Apple Daily was highly prized in a society tilting toward authoritarian dominion.
By Jiayang FanJune 30, 2021
A Reporter at LargeJuly 5, 2021 Issue
Kyle Rittenhouse, American Vigilante
After he killed two people in Kenosha, opportunists turned his case into a polarizing spectacle.
By Paige WilliamsJune 28, 2021
Our Columnists
The Vital Role of Bystanders in Convicting Derek Chauvin
The former police officer’s trial recalled a bygone mode of justice, in which witnesses decided the defendant’s fate.
By Jeannie Suk GersenApril 21, 2021
Our Columnists
Why Alexey Navalny Returned to Russia
The opposition politician, who is two weeks into a hunger strike, differs from the Soviet-era dissidents, who believed that they were fighting for principle but could never defeat the system.
By Masha GessenApril 13, 2021
Politics and More Podcast
In Minneapolis and Georgia, the Fight for Racial Justice Continues
As Derek Chauvin stands trial for the killing of George Floyd, a controversial voting bill becomes law.
By Dorothy WickendenApril 1, 2021
Our Columnists
What Alexey Navalny Is Experiencing in Prison
As the Russian opposition leader’s health appears to deteriorate, plans are under way for more mass protests demanding his release.
By Masha GessenApril 1, 2021
The New Yorker Interview
Spike Lee Sees the Parallels
A conversation with the director about “Da 5 Bloods,” racial uprisings, and catching hell.
By Vinson CunninghamMarch 7, 2021
A Reporter at Large
The Russians Protesting Putin in Their Personal Lives
Since Alexey Navalny’s arrest, some Russians are reëvaluating their compromises, questioning whether the price of success—or merely getting by—has become untenable.
By Joshua YaffaMarch 4, 2021
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