Cyra Master

Cyra Master is a W.E.B. Du Bois fellow at the Atlantic. Previously, she was an editor at the nonprofit Center for Law and Social Policy and was a reporter for the New Hampshire Eagle Tribune. She is a graduate of Emerson College.
  • The Plan on the Table (Part 1)

    Director of the National Economic Council Larry Summers says the stimulus package is balanced with substantial investments, protections, and tax cuts.

  • Counter Point

    House Minority Leader John Boehner gives the GOP's take on the economic stimulus package.

  • Deal From Hell

    The WSJ's Heidi Moore says the Bank of America-Merrill Lynch deal set a record for "merger-integration disaster." With the departure of John Thain…

  • On Target

    Pres. Obama says it appears Congress will pass a stimulus bill by February 16.

  • Ways and Means Panel Moves $357 Billion Stimulus Bill

    The House Ways and Means Committee split along party lines Thursday to move a $367 billion economic stimulus package to the House floor.Abandoning…

  • Recession: A Global Outlook (Part 1)

    Megan and Tufts University's Daniel W. Drezner give their (somewhat gloomy) take on the economy.

  • Economic Pearl Harbor

    Warren Buffett and Tom Brokaw talk about the economy, taxes, and Pres. Obama.

  • I'm So Sorry

    At his confirmation hearing Wednesday, Tim Geithner apologizes for his "careless, avoidable" but "unintentional" mistakes in preparing his tax…

  • Those Who Don't Learn From History...

    Milton Friedman explains the role gold (and the Fed) played in the Great Depression. From the 1980 series "Free To Choose."

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CrossFit Versus Yoga: Choose a Side

How a workout becomes a social identity

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Is Technology Making Us Better Storytellers?

The minds behind House of Cards and The Moth weigh in.

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A Short Film That Skewers Hollywood

A studio executive concocts an animated blockbuster. Who cares about the story?

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In Online Dating, Everyone's a Little Bit Racist

The co-founder of OKCupid shares findings from his analysis of millions of users' data.

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What Is a Sandwich?

We're overthinking sandwiches, so you don't have to.

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Let's Talk About Not Smoking

Why does smoking maintain its allure? James Hamblin seeks the wisdom of a cool person.

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