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White Churches Act On Reparations
On the Sunday before Juneteenth, the Rev. Ryan Marsh stood in front of about 50 mostly white parishioners to announce a “reparations distribution” program for the church. Marsh’s congregation at Salt House, a young Lutheran church in the Seattle subu
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Marianne Lewis & Wendy Smith
What is both/and thinking? How does it compare to either/or thinking? Smith _ As parents, partners, employees and leaders, we’re caught in tug-of-wars. Do we prioritize work or family, current targets or learning new skills, social or financial need
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Tour the World From Inside the U.S.A.
WITH INFLATION RECENTLY HITTING ITS highest rate in over 40 years, many Americans are dialing back ambitious post-pandemic travel plans. A July survey by Forbes found that U.S. vacationers, on average, have trimmed $1,636 from their travel budgets du
Newsweek2 min gelesenCrime & Violence
“Without Accountability, There Is No Justice.”
A California plan to financially com- pensate the descendants of enslaved African Americans could potentially see 2.8 million people in the state receive reparations, though details of the plan are not yet available. California’s Task Force to Study
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Newsweek US
GLOBAL EDITOR-IN-CHIEF _ Nancy Cooper DEPUTY EDITOR _ Diane Harris VICE PRESIDENT, BRAND CREATIVE _ Michael Goesele VICE PRESIDENT, DIGITAL _ Laura Davis MANAGING EDITOR _ Melissa Jewsbury OPINION EDITOR _ Josh Hammer SENIOR EDITOR AT LARGE _ Hank Gi
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The Archives
“Critics and allies alike began asking: What happened to Elon Musk, the hero of Silicon Valley, the high-tech visionary who was going to save the planet with electric vehicles?” Newsweek wrote, citing the Tesla CEO’s Twitter rampages against journali
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Talking Points
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Beijing’s Big Bet
THE TEL AVIV POLITICAL SCIENTIST WAS skeptical about the message that popped up on his social media feed offering attractive rewards if he came to work in China. “I just ignored it,” he told Newsweek. “It was kind of funny.” Yet the message from the
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Sound Bites
Former FBI double agent talks national security COMIC RELIEF ON BASE ▸ At the commissary? In a Facebook group for military spouses? Air Force wife and comedian Ashley Gutermuth dishes about the best place to score joke material. Plus: That time at t
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Abbi Jacobson
USING A BELOVED FILM LIKE A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN AS SOURCE MATE-rial for a new Amazon Prime series of the same name comes with more than just anxiety, as co-creator and star Abbi Jacobson is acutely feeling now. “This is people’s favorite f**king movi
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Prisoners in Their Homeland
ALMOST EXACTLY A YEAR AGO, THE LAST AMER-ican troops left Afghanistan and the Taliban regained full control of the country. Since then, Afghanistan has descended into worsening poverty, repression, particularly of women and girls, and international i
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In Focus
Sergeant Thorin Brant of the Kentucky National Guard carries two children from a helicopter at the Wendell H. Ford Regional Airport on July 30 after they were airlifted from nearby South Fork during a reconnaissance and rescue mission. Since July 26,
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Get Comfortable on That Tightrope
Today’s world is becoming increasingly fractured. Confirmation bias abounds where people stay within safe circles of friends and colleagues who agree with them, and the opinions they hear mirror their own rather than confront opposing views and invit
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The Archives
A conservative think tank paid scientists $10,000 to write pieces undermining climate change research, exemplifying a larger trend: “Since the late 1980s, this well-coordinated, well-funded campaign by contrarian scientists, free-market think tanks a
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Q & A Kyle Petty
Q _ What are NASCAR’s biggest challenges today? A _ The biggest challenge for any sport or business in today’s world is to be proactive and not reactive; to lead and not follow; and to be willing to change to make things better. I believe NASCAR has
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‘Acting is Harder Than Directing’
HIGH, LOW + EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN IT HAS BEEN A BIG YEAR FOR SQUID GAME STAR Lee Jung-jae. He’s won Screen Actors Guild and Critics Choice awards, been nominated for a Golden Globe, an Emmy (Squid Game got 14 Emmy nods) and received a 7-minute standi
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War On ‘Woke’
EREMY BOREING HAD NEVER PLANNED to get into the razor business. That changed in March when online shaving gear seller Harry’s yanked its ads from his conservative news site over what it called “inexcusable” views and a “values misalignment” relating
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Raising the Red Flag
The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is an American institution. While NASCAR has struggled in recent years over issues such as lack of diversity among drivers and owners, its historic affinity for the Confederate flag and its
Newsweek15 min gelesenInternational Relations
Is Putin Targeting Civilians?
WITH UKRAINE CLAIMING THAT RUSSIA HAS COMMITTED as many as 25,000 war crimes, more than a dozen organizations are busy putting together indictments that they hope will eventually land soldiers, commanders and even Vladimir Putin in court. On the surf
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Talking Points
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Trading With The Enemy
IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING RUSSIA’S INVASION of Ukraine on February 24, a relative handful of foreign-based companies announced they would be leaving Russia. Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, a Yale School of Management professor who is tracking the companies that have
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Newsweek US
GLOBAL EDITOR-IN-CHIEF _ Nancy Cooper DEPUTY EDITOR _ Diane Harris VICE PRESIDENT, BRAND CREATIVE _ Michael Goesele VICE PRESIDENT, DIGITAL _ Laura Davis MANAGING EDITOR _ Melissa Jewsbury OPINION EDITOR _ Josh Hammer SENIOR EDITOR AT LARGE _ Hank Gi
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Kevin Bacon
SIX DEGREES OF KEVIN BACON JUST GOT EVEN EASIER BECAUSE HE’S GOT two big projects coming out this summer: the third season of Showtime’s City on a Hill (July 31) and the film They/Them (Peacock, August 5). “I feel a very strong need to humanize the c
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Dangerous Medicine
BY THE TIME A YOUNG MOTHER-TO-BE GOT TO Dr. Tony Ogburn one night in July, the prognosis for the baby was grim. The pregnant woman had come in through the obstetric emergency room at DHR Health, a busy medical center in Edinburg, Texas, complaining o
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Just Chilling
An elephant in a zoo cools down under a spray of water on July 20 as a record-setting heat wave sweeps over northern Europe. Across the continent, wild and domesticated animals are dealing with the repercussions of high temperatures, as wildfires rag
Newsweek7 min gelesenIntelligence (AI) & Semantics
How Blake Lemoine Stuck Up for His Friend, the Machine
WHEN BLAKE LEMOINE WENT public in June about his experience with an advanced artificial intelligence program at Google called LaMDA—the two, he says, have become “friends”—his story was greeted with fascination, skepticism and a dash of mockery usual
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The Archives
“When Gateses make billions, plenty of people make millions,” Newsweek said of the technology company stock options creating a new economic class. “They’re people whose wealth is the product of the New Economy of ideas.” Despite predictions of broad
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AMERICA’S BEST Petcare BRANDS 2022
NEWSWEEK AND GLOBAL DATA AND RESEARCH FIRM Statista are proud to introduce America’s Best Petcare Brands 2022, our second annual ranking of the leading products, services and retailers for pets. We surveyed over 20,000 pet owners and asked them about
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Billy Porter
JOHN HUGHES CREATED THE MOLD FOR TEEN COMEDIES, BUT MANY OF those films were lacking something: diversity. That’s where Billy Porter’s Anything’s Possible (July 22) comes in. “There wasn’t anybody that looked like me in those [Hughes] movies, so I ha
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Recession-proof Your Finances
THE SIGNS OF FINANCIAL GLOOM ARE SEEM-ingly everywhere. Inflation is now at its highest point in more than 40 years. Stocks officially fell into a bear market in June, dropping more than 20 percent from their peak in January. Bonds and cryptocurrency
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