Respected Urban Policy Magazine Runs Column Sympathizing With Christchurch Shooter 

The day after 50 people were murdered by a white supremacist at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, a U.S. political publication called City Journal ran a piece that edged right up to justifying the shooting. City Journal isn’t a fringe outlet—it’s a mainstream magazine, widely respected in the world of urban…

This Special House Election in North Carolina Is Already Wacky as Hell 

On February 10th, Republican Rep. Walter Jones died at the age of 76, after holding office in North Carolina’s 3rd district for nearly 25 years. Jones was best known for coining the term “freedom fries” in the ‘00s, but he was a remarkably moderate Republican who eventually turned against the Iraq war. Jones voted…

Alex Kotlowitz Book to Be Altered, Excerpt Pulled Off New York's Site Over Subjects' Concerns About Safety

Earlier this month, New York magazine published an excerpt from renowned journalist Alex Kotlowitz’s new book An American Summer. Like previous works of his, such as the book There Are No Children Here and the film The Interrupters, An American Summer is focused on violence and black life in Chicago. (“Kotlowitz aims…

You Can Actually, Maybe, Sort of Justify Buying a Herman Miller Aeron Today

What Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep are to acting, Herman Miller’s Aeron is to office seating. The classic adjustable chair has supported butts in fancy offices for over 25 years, and you can get one with upgraded adjustable arms for $474 on eBay right now, a steal compared to the $1,000+ you’d spend buying direct form…

Elizabeth Holmes's Fake Voice Is Actually Just 'Stupid Man' Voice 

There are so many ways to consume the rise and fall of Elizabeth Holmes, the founder of scam blood-testing company Theranos and Steve Jobs cosplayer: you can return to the archives of the Wall Street Journal for its formative reporting on the company, read the book that journalist John Carreyrou wrote after breaking…

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