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Lies and honest mistakes

Aeon · 13 min

Our crisis of public knowledge is an ethical crisis. Rewarding ‘truthfulness’ above ‘truth’ is a step towards a solution.

The Other Side of Angela Merkel

Foreign Policy · 17 min

This summer, as the pandemic eases and Europe opens again for business and pleasure, the Merkel era will end. After her 16-year reign as Germany’s chancellor, Angela Merkel deserves admiration and praise on many counts.

What the American dream looks like for immigrants

Vox · 19 min

Upward mobility is common for the millions who come to the US. But there’s a lot more to the story. Over the past 40 years, the prospect of achieving or maintaining a foothold in the middle class has faded for millions of Americans.