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The Bosses Are At It Again

The United States’ response to the COVID-19 pandemic has, for the most part, reflected the political economic paradigm under which its citizens have lived for a few decades now. In exchange for crushing inequality and in the absence of a substantive social safety net, we at least have access to a rich bounty of consumer […]

Capital
It's Jamie Dimon, America's finance boss.

Everest Base Camp Is In The Midst Of A COVID-19 Outbreak

The Great Outdoors
Trekkers walk along a path at Namche Bazar town in the Everest region of Solukhumbu district on April 25, 2021. (Photo by PRAKASH MATHEMA / AFP) (Photo by PRAKASH MATHEMA/AFP via Getty Images)

Chill Out About Masks

Media Meltdowns

Baseball’s Off To A Strong Start

MLB
Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers hits a first inning two run home run off of a pitch from Shane Bieber #57 of the Cleveland Indians during Opening Day at Comerica Park on April 01, 2021 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

The COVID Vaccine’s Side Effects Were No Match For My Steel-Trap Mind And Columnist’s Body (This Time Around, Anyway)

Life Lessons
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Yes, You Can Build A Curling Simulator In The Comfort Of Your Own Home

Curling

The Finish Line Is In Sight

Things We Actually Like

Joel Embiid And Ben Simmons Get Out Of Meaningless Obligation

NBA

Dana White And Chechen Dictator Meddle With UFC Fighter Who Wants To Retire Due To Lasting COVID-19 Effects

MMA
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - SEPTEMBER 19: In this handout image provided by UFC, Khamzat Chimaev of Chechnya celebrates after his knockout victory over Gerald Meerschaert in their middleweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on September 19, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

An Alienating Journey Through The Amazon Warehouse

Politics
The Amazon logo at a new Amazon warehouse, set against a black sky.

An Epidemiologist Explains The Challenges Of Vaccinating A Neurotic Nation

Interviews
A patient receives a COVID-19 vaccination on February 4, 2021 in Federal Way, Washington. Swedish Medical Center held a mobile vaccination clinic at the Pacific Islander Community Association of Washington to serve racial and ethnic minority groups disproportionately affected by COVID-19.

Nobody Wants To Play In This Damn All-Star Game

NBA

De’Aaron Fox Is Right To Think An All-Star Game Would Be Stupid

NBA
De'Aaron Fox of the Sacramento Kings throws a pass.

Why The NWHL Bubble Burst

NWHL
A general view of a face off during the first period of the Isobel Cup Game between the Buffalo Beauts and the Boston Pride at Herb Brooks Arena on February 01, 2021 in Lake Placid, New York.

333 NFL Players Were Placed On The COVID-19 Reserve List This Season, And Other Findings From Our Data Collection

NFL
Cam Newton, quarterback, of the New England Patriots, looks on from the sideline wearing a mask and rain jacket during the game against the Baltimore Ravens at Gillette Stadium on November 15, 2020 in Foxborough, Massachusetts.

MLS Is Showing Us How Ugly A Pandemic Labor Battle Can Get

Soccer
Don Garber

Go To A Miami Heat Game If You Want A Dog To Tell You Whether You’ve Contracted A Deadly Virus

NBA
virus-sniffing dog

The Premier League Is Losing Its Battle Against COVID-19

Soccer
Scott Parker, Manager of Fulham is interviewed after the FA Cup Third Round match between Queens Park Rangers and Fulham at The Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium on January 09, 2021 in London, England.

What Is Kyrie Irving Doing?

NBA
Kyrie Irving has the look of disappointment on court.

I’m A Paramedic. Nothing Prepared Me For What I’ve Seen During The Pandemic

Politics
Ambluances
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