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Every year, the same grim warnings about drugged candy are issued with scant evidence to back up the fear campaign.
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Fox News's tiresome outrage machine pushes onward.
Technology is sparking all sorts of (not so) new philosophical questions about what it means to be.
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How many variations on "I identify as..." do we need in this world?
Writer Aaron Rupar talks about his exit from Vox and the start of the Public Notice Substack [podcast + transcript]Listen now (39 min) | You probably know him from Twitter, but you should get to know his Substack.
The disdain this paper has for its readers makes me feel like a sucker for paying for it.
Why, oh, why does this keep coming up?
We've all got a lot on our plates these days.