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What Scholz and Biden have agreed to this week is good for Ukraine, although it must be followed by even more weapons and support, writes @andreaskluth 

If you're feeling better after a few weeks of laying off the booze, listen to your body

Paid family leave would benefit children, families and the entire economy. So why doesn't the US have it? @keds_economist  explains

The US has long criticized China for blocking American tech companies on specious national-security grounds. With TikTok, it needs to make clear it isn't doing the same

A successful energy transition depends on figuring out what to do with billions of tons of additional mining waste, writes @ClaraDFMarques 

If US lawmakers wish to impose a ban on TikTok, they need to make a more convincing case that it’s likely to cause real harm

Amazon’s frumpy, catalogue-style platform is turning off young shoppers, says @leticia 

A sixth Memphis police officer has been suspended in connection with the death of Tyre Nichols. As the nation reels, @StepCarter  focuses on body cameras: Why aren't they deterring cops from such abuses?


Global supply chains are breaking, borders rising within nation-states, stock exchanges are convulsing with fear, and recession looms over the global economy. The coronavirus has disrupted world order

People who deactivated Facebook in a study were happier afterward, reporting higher levels of life satisfaction and lower levels of depression and anxiety. That change is equal to about 25-40% of the beneficial effect typically reported for psychotherapy

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Let’s take a break from worrying about the apocalypse and celebrate some good news: ??We're living longer ?We're healthier ??Child mortality is down ?Poverty is decreasing ?Literacy is increasing ?We're killing each other less

In Ethiopia, Africa’s second-most populous nation, a bloody civil war is now in its 16th month. The fighting between Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s forces and the rebel Tigray People’s Liberation Front seems at a standstill

Pakistan's founder insisted Indian Muslims needed their own nation. Today's India is proving his point

Inflation stings most if you earn less than $300K. Here's how to deal: ➡️ Take the bus ➡️ Don’t buy in bulk ➡️ Try lentils instead of meat ➡️ Nobody said this would be fun

It’s easy to feel as if there’s no light at the end of the Covid-19 tunnel: ?ICUs are filling up ?Fresh lockdowns ?Herd immunity a long way off Yet we shouldn’t ignore the better news from Asia

Elon Musk’s endorsement of Dogecoin as “the people’s crypto” — cheered by Gene Simmons and Snoop Dogg — sent Reddit traders stampeding into the Shiba Inu-themed coin. As a result, its price is up around 1,000% year-to-date, eclipsing Bitcoin’s rise

These are the places Covid-19 spreads in the real world: ?Workplaces ?Restaurants ⛪️Churches ?Parties It doesn't really spread here: ?Public parks ?Beaches ?Quick trips to the grocery store

In August and September, more than a million people dropped out of the workforce. 80% of them were women. When women give up their careers, the choice is almost never truly a free one