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The real Rupert Murdoch

July 30, 2020 9:25 am

Wendi would humiliate him at dinner parties by saying things like, ‘What do you know? You are an old man’

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The curious Umbrella Man myth

July 30, 2020 5:11 am

Cockburn hasn’t seen this many people excited about an umbrella since Mary Poppins hit theaters in 1964

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No one emerges from a court fight looking clean

July 29, 2020 11:38 pm

Unless you have been accused of a crime such as murder, taking legal action is like stepping in quicksand

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Kimberly Guilfoyle: devout Catholic?

July 29, 2020 6:15 pm

The former Fox News host makes her case for Catholics supporting Trump

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A ticket to Rye

July 29, 2020 3:48 pm

Rye encapsulates a quintessential sort of Englishness: creative yet conservative, cultural yet parochial

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Sports are back — but COVID isn’t gone

July 29, 2020 2:05 pm

‘Your linemen are right next to each other spitting in each other’s faces — there’s really no avoiding that.’

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Rich people are struggling during COVID, too

July 29, 2020 10:33 am

The average age in the Hamptons has to be well over 50 so the Hinge market was a disappointment

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When ‘j’accuse’ is just a smear

July 28, 2020 5:08 pm

The false, malicious attacks on the Chicago Tribune columnist John Kass

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Hydroxychloroquine provides temporary immunity to Don Jr’s tweets

July 28, 2020 11:49 am

The President’s son can’t post

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The rise of homeschooling

July 27, 2020 2:57 pm

Homeschools may no longer be old school thanks to COVID-19

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Avocado angst: is there anything safe to eat?

July 27, 2020 12:33 pm

Such is our collective eco-anxiety that there now exists a Climate Psychology Alliance

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The myth of a ‘privacy-loving’ Harry and Meghan

July 27, 2020 11:45 am

The more hard done the Duke and Duchess appear, the more sympathy they garner from friends and allies

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A different lockdown

July 27, 2020 11:20 am

Life in Manhattan, September 2001

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The woke war on religion

July 27, 2020 8:30 am

A disturbing trend of attacking religious sites reveals a new intolerance

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Trekking towards the future

July 26, 2020 12:28 pm

In an economy that favors black economic empowerment, Afrikaners now struggle to find their footing

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Does Facebook hold the key to the Rohingya genocide?

July 26, 2020 11:23 am

The nature of the deadly crackdown in Burma has made obtaining evidence a difficult task

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Twitter has stolen my life

July 26, 2020 11:06 am

I’m a slave to my online persona. And she’s a slave to the algorithm, and we must feed the algorithm

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How Corbyn’s toxic legacy continues to sabotage Britain’s Labour party

July 25, 2020 1:27 pm

The breakdown of trust with Jews has left Labour facing potentially catastrophic legal bills

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Portnoy 2024, anyone?

July 24, 2020 4:59 pm

Barstool Sports dabbles in politics

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The allure of child trafficking conspiracy theories

July 24, 2020 1:27 pm

Why the hysteria is worth challenging

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Release the Kraken

July 24, 2020 11:27 am

Finally a sports team name gets a good reception

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How much do face masks actually help?

July 24, 2020 9:34 am

Despite two decades of pandemic preparedness, there is considerable uncertainty as to the value of wearing masks

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Turning Point USA takes on the Academy

July 23, 2020 3:14 pm

A financial boycott could send a message to liberal universities

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The Economist should be more like Walt Whitman

July 23, 2020 12:51 pm

The paper’s election modeling betrays an undercurrent of anxiety

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Is the demise of polar bears being exaggerated?

July 23, 2020 12:38 pm

Many of the assumptions about polar bears and sea ice have been made on the back of the animals’ decline in the Western Hudson Bay area of Canada