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by Graham Vyse

Remote Living

Why are Americans becoming more socially isolated and lonely? Daniel Cox on the erosion of friendship in the U.S.
Democracy 12 min read
by Phoebe Maltz Bovy

The Rights of Others

Why has mandating COVID-19 vaccinations been such an issue in so many places? Arthur Caplan on the public limits of persuasion and personal liberty.
Health 12 min read
by Graham Vyse

Heat of the Moment

What’s causing this summer’s brutal temperatures across the U.S. and extreme conditions around the world? Noah Diffenbaugh on the climate science behind the weather.
Science 8 min read
by Graham Vyse

Scam Likely

Why is it so hard to stop phone fraud? Marguerite Reardon on how it works, and how the U.S. is trying to disrupt it.
Economy 8 min read
by Michael Bluhm

Patria y Vida

What’s behind the protests in Cuba? Javier Corrales on political repression, economic stagnation, and how Cubans overcame their fear of confronting the government.
Democracy 12 min read
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