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  • December 2016

    December 2016

    America’s gambling problem, how history will remember Obama’s presidency, and how to avoid war with Beijing. Plus, stolen valor, the case against cats, and more

  • November 2016

    November 2016

    The Tech Issue: The view from Silicon Valley, how social media is changing war, and breaking your internet addiction. Plus, a rare presidential endorsement, Jane Jacobs on the fragility of democracy, and much more

  • October 2016

    October 2016

    The Politics Issue: A presidential Ponzi scheme, sizing up the debates, Trump’s punk-rock appeal, and female-leader backlash. Plus, museums learn to love selfies, the failure of poetry, Ta-Nehisi Coates on O. J. Simpson, and much more.

  • September 2016

    September 2016

    Transplanting human heads to save lives, evaluating U.S. homeland security 15 years after 9/11, how the plight of the white underclass drives American politics, reclaiming critical inquiry in Vietnamese schools, and much more

  • July/August 2016

    July/Aug 2016

    The mystery behind Jesus’s (probably fake) wife, white nationalism in the GOP, the timepieces of the rich and famous (and powerful), a potential diagnosis on American politics, Liberia after Ebola, and much more

  • June 2016

    June 2016

    A psychological guide to a Trump presidency, a different Trump on Pennsylvania Avenue, teaching children resilience, the rise and fall of UFC champ Conor McGregor, Proust on a cellphone, and much more

  • May 2016

    May 2016

    The Money Report: The secret shame of the American middle class, fake children in Thailand, why luck matters, Bernie Sanders vs. a socialist, and more

  • April 2016

    April 2016

    Jeffrey Goldberg interviews Obama, a preview of the new Black Panther comic, why you should quit your job, David Bowie’s resurrections, the bold history of abolition, and more  

  • March 2016

    March 2016

    James Fallows uncovers the strength in America, an attempted coup in the Gambia, the teenagers fluent in high-order math, why we still miss John Stewart, and much more

  • January/February 2016

    Jan/Feb 2016

    How the DEA took down one of the world’s most notorious drug cartels, the U.S. moves left, Erika Christakis on the decline of preschools, inside Volkswagen’s scandal, the GOP’s internal war, and more

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