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June 13 2020

Issue No. 48

The View from Here

When Mitt Romney, wearing a mask, his normally Brylcreem-smooth hair slightly askew, joined a Black Lives Matter protest in Washington last Sunday, it was kind of a mixed blessing…

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The Making of a Predator Part I: What hidden demons drove Harvey Weinstein’s rise and fall?

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1963 All Over Again Courtney and Corrie Cockrell, grandnieces of the assassinated civil-rights hero Medgar Evers, consider his legacy through the lens of George Floyd

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Multi-Player Movement How the bobbleheaded critters of Nintendo’s Animal Crossing became enemies of the Chinese state

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The New King of All Media Scott Galloway, one half of the must-listen podcast Pivot, is everywhere these days, railing against big tech and spreading big ideas

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Not Their First Rodeo Houston’s black cowboys and cowgirls ride for Black Lives Matter, and champion their unheralded legacy

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“If the cops stop us, we’re going to look pretty silly carrying a giant cannoli around the city this time of night.”

Harry and Meghan Have Security Issues They’ll be spending millions to stay safe. If they think they’re getting Kevin Costner from The Bodyguard, they’re in for a ride

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My Crazy
Ex-Oligarch
Threats, lies, and armed guards: it’s all too real for the woman once married to a Russian dubbed “Putin’s banker”

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FOSO: Fear of Standing Out Online, the only thing worse than not showing solidarity with an important cause is showing it in the wrong way

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My Name Is Karen … … and I do not want to speak to your manager

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No Filter Required From Ai Weiwei to Banksy—11 of the wittiest artists to follow on Instagram

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Shades of Black The first major African-American filmmaker still has a lot to tell us

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Madina Visconti Italian film courses through the work of this young Milanese jewelry designer, whose storefront has just reopened

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“No land women want me, so I’m off to try my hand in the sea.”

Call of the Wild


The Last Kings of Shanghai: The Rival Jewish Dynasties That Helped Create Modern China

by Jonathan Kaufman
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Burn It Down!: Feminist Manifestos for the Revolution

Edited by Breanne Fahs
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The Family Jewels A writer’s secret history spans a century, two world wars, and countless precious artworks

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A Clean (and Green) Slate How the travel industry is using the lockdown to build sustainable, eco-friendly businesses

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