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bob woodward

What the hell happened to Bob Woodward?

September 11, 2020 9:48 am

The legendary reporter has a problem with the truth

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People trust the media less than Trump on COVID. Here’s why

September 10, 2020 1:59 pm

Congratulations, esteemed colleagues: you did it

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Too much learning is a dangerous thing

September 10, 2020 9:07 am

Head, Hand, Heart: Why Intelligence Is Over-Rewarded, Manual Workers Matter, and Caregivers Deserve More Respect by David Goodhart reviewed

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The dark side of ‘cute’ culture

September 10, 2020 12:44 am

Every character in popular TV shows for young kids has a big domed head, button nose and huge wide-apart eyes

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Being a do-gooder did me no good at all

September 10, 2020 12:26 am

People who throw themselves into good works are actually esteemed less than scurrilous hacks

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Trump should take lessons in lying from Joe Biden

September 10, 2020 12:04 am

The one-sided reporting of undeniable goings-on in America is a real eye-opener

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A leaf from Verdi’s book

September 9, 2020 3:20 pm

Can radicchio take root in the Pacific Northwest?

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I love Greece and the Greeks but they have destroyed Athens

September 9, 2020 2:54 pm

Much of this city is now one long cement block after another

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Waiting game: the NFL takes the COVID challenge

September 8, 2020 1:14 pm

The NFL is right to do everything in its power to start the season as planned

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Reflections of an outgoing President

September 7, 2020 10:06 am

From the desk of Donald J. Trump

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Insufferable San Francisco

September 7, 2020 9:38 am

Suburban rockers have ruined my city

jessica krug

Hasn’t Jessica Krug suffered enough?

September 7, 2020 9:00 am

Pretending to be black is a common side-effect of trauma

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We are living in an age of cultural climate change

September 6, 2020 12:42 pm

Without moral principles, freedom will not survive

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Our lady of hope

September 6, 2020 12:09 pm

Notre-Dame: The Soul of France by Agnès Poirier reviewed

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Pita Shack flashback

September 6, 2020 11:56 am

The bloody horrors that have waylaid Iraq since the 2003 invasion obliterate thoughts of its glorious past

might

Might ‘may’ kill ‘might’?

September 5, 2020 11:54 am

In recent years the distinction between may and might in the present tense has collapsed

jason peters

Jason Peters writes to entertain his friends and exasperate his enemies

September 5, 2020 11:43 am

No one who eats food or laughs at jokes should be without his new book

Sources: Atlantic editor Jeffrey Goldberg weeps in his office ‘all the time’

September 4, 2020 9:53 pm

Goldberg reported Friday that Trump derided fallen soldiers during a 2018 trip to France

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Eye on the pies: food in the age of ‘cultural appropriation’

September 4, 2020 11:34 am

Am I, a not-Chinese person, allowed to make sesame buns?

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A view from 2027

September 3, 2020 1:06 pm

‘The Pink Shirts are now knocking on doors daily to ask if any Deplorables live there’

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Emmanuel Macron is a Karen

September 3, 2020 12:18 pm

The French president berated a journalist who dared to try to cover his complicated maneuvers in Lebanon

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Bubbles in paradise

September 3, 2020 11:37 am

On Churchill’s favorite fizz

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What’s galling about the Sussexes’ Netflix deal

September 3, 2020 8:58 am

If you want to head-up a television production company then what you really need is to be born — or marry — into vast wealth

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Bob Geldof is an unconventional Zoom host

September 3, 2020 12:42 am

You can take all the phony sincerity in him, place it in the navel of a firefly and still have room for a dozen anti-Taki insults

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A relic of the golden age of motoring

September 3, 2020 12:33 am

The A272 through Sussex epitomizes everything I love about the England that once was