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Why women in America are still second-class citizens
As Women’s History Month begins, let’s start with the present, writes Claire Bond Potter.
What makes it all worth it
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Lab can’t leak what it never had
A “lab accident” is not a conspiracy. However, in 2023, all versions of the lab leak theory presuppose a conspiracy, writes Lindsay Beyerstein.
This is how I support my family
You’re on the free list. Come on over!
In America, sex is never sex
How to accidentally reinforce the sadistic politics of sex.
Will AI overthrow its capitalist overlords?
The fear of Bing is fear of a worker revolution, writes Noah Berlatsky.
Believe it or not, rejecting Black studies hurts white people
Struggle recognizes struggle, writes Rod Graham.
Scott Adams and why capitalism kneels before a bigger god
You’d think the customer would always be right.
DeSantis and Doctor Antivax
Florida’s surgeon general is running the anti-vaccination playbook.
Snowed in? A great time to recommend the Editorial Board!
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