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Humanity’s survival on this planet seems more uncertain than ever. But what happens when we look at ourselves throu… https://t.co/Qq1ZqaHdeGMartin Luther King, Jr., the Southern pastor who became a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, attempted to deliver the enti… https://t.co/yszeYXvQWaLucky visitors to the @centralparkzoo might spot a recent arrival: Marinara, the first macaroni-penguin chick to ha… https://t.co/xyFimssLb1In the weeks before the assault on the Capitol, Donald Trump and his supporters stoked paranoia and rage. Luke Moge… https://t.co/RNGOyunSbLI profiled Cleveland Grover Meredith Jr., the Georgia man who was among the first charged, one week ago today, in c… https://t.co/54dTg3eyqX
Retweeted by The New YorkerGrim and potent reporting by Luke Mogelson, who has been following the Proud Boys, Qers etc for months, as Trump ur… https://t.co/fvR8LqOx1z
Retweeted by The New Yorker“I had a hunch, the moment I saw the glorious fish and chips at Dame, a pop-up in the West Village, that they were… https://t.co/gNnV1IqPt7Insurrectionists found Ted Cruz's desk in the Senate: “He was gonna sell us out all along—look! ‘Objection to coun… https://t.co/9tcRlrpUno
Retweeted by The New YorkerAnarchist British pop-rock band with the 1997 hit “Tubthumping,” 11 letters. https://t.co/lnayJbUyxUCleveland Grover Meredith, Jr.,’s parents were concerned enough about their son to notify local police when he move… https://t.co/Bq9iq6XWEXLuke Mogelson, who usually covers conflict overseas, has been reporting on American militias for months. By Jan. 6,… https://t.co/Y8ir3ItN8t
Retweeted by The New Yorker“I can honestly tell you that our journalism has made a difference,” the publisher of the Navajo Times said. “We’ve… https://t.co/EPiSfPXw3wThere are so many insane things in this, the definitive piece on the Capitol storming. Not only is Luke the best jo… https://t.co/UCunyHxU24
Retweeted by The New YorkerThe attack on the Capitol shows that white riotous violence, brutally epitomized by the Tulsa Race Massacre, has ne… https://t.co/27O6CL3OkQ“The ugly infection that has always sapped America’s strength burst to the surface last week,” @BillMcKibben writes… https://t.co/RoPIuHJLFaTo watch all nine seasons of “The Office,” you’ll just need a Netflix account, a Peacock subscription, your stepdad… https://t.co/60pXrmLyh9In the past decade, Cleveland Grover Meredith, Jr., began espousing extreme and increasingly paranoid right-wing vi… https://t.co/twmA8mszS8Rick Perlstein, whose books chart the rise of modern conservatism, discusses the wide-ranging effects of Richard Ni… https://t.co/9S36Htq7kf“Shoot the politicians!” a rioter at the Capitol yelled. “Fight for Trump!” Luke Mogelson reports from Washington,… https://t.co/sALNnA9lh4In 1942, a Nazi officer tried to take the Bosnian National Museum’s great treasure, the richly illuminated Sarajevo… https://t.co/KNE4EDfF1CA devolution in columns. https://t.co/Bd8DhjckdHAs a 2012 biography of John Kennedy Toole establishes, most everything people have assumed about the author of “A C… https://t.co/zKhJw3hQ2ZAntoine Saint-Exupéry’s book has become a classic, but we are no closer to penetrating the central riddle: What is… https://t.co/nEh9ZdbTKp“I’d do someone’s makeup and notice that there were no wrinkles in the lips at all,” a celebrity makeup artist said… https://t.co/inPf2QeWf2Ever since the U.S. labor movement unravelled, people have been working harder, for less. Where do we go from here? https://t.co/Q5ZN4WrSfQA new book about man’s relationship with land shows how the once seemingly inexhaustible surface of the Earth devol… https://t.co/vAAUSbsrS4Together, the psychologists Amos Tversky and Daniel Kahneman made the world a better place. https://t.co/Gb0T1MMGYhIf one motif hums through Adrienne Kennedy’s work, it is a nagging, sometimes unbearable suspicion that the past ha… https://t.co/JaSJ97FbFtIf Donald Trump remains unpunished, his anti-Democratic movement will persist in mainstream American culture. https://t.co/go35GMz3IBThomas Jefferson was a follower of Jesus in more or less the way that Plato was a follower of Socrates: he found his… https://t.co/OUZ0fpWrjVAnalysis of the human remains found at Roopkund Lake, high in the Himalayas, has raised baffling questions about wh… https://t.co/Y70JRWTvw9“There is definitely a sense among Democrats that our Republican colleagues have broadly failed the test of leaders… https://t.co/bDlXE29GkNThis is a precipitous moment, but whatever struggle lies between now and January 20th, @tnycloseread writes, Donald… https://t.co/gySovqIrzbHow the the TV producer Mark Burnett helped Donald Trump go from Page-Six punchline to President. https://t.co/vnVyqm8FjwThe cost of pardoning Richard Nixon was was “colossal,” @rickperlstein says. “It caused a cascade of élite wrongdoi… https://t.co/EX69ecOLsSNew York’s new train hall has arrived, more than 20 years behind schedule but somehow right on time. https://t.co/114w2MpZDrThe film “Danger on the Right?” shows that, in 1964, the John Birch Society was the most active far-right group in… https://t.co/66kYpvu6avUnderstanding the psychology of changing norms starts from a simple insight: although we may wish to be perfectly r… https://t.co/mjDCKOH79bFor most of last year, the per-capita coronavirus-infection rate in the Navajo Nation was the highest in the U.S. A… https://t.co/WdzvGa9BWC
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“The Chinese lockdown was more intense than almost anywhere else in the world,” writes Peter Hessler, who teaches a… https://t.co/U2kXSNpiCCOn a new episode of our “Politics and More” podcast, @SheelahK discusses Big Tech’s new opposition to Trump’s rheto… https://t.co/t8qj1HMpPiThere is no set-it-and-forget-it solution to democratic fragility, Adam Gopnik writes. “The only way to stave off an… https://t.co/1zYOlRBoIyWhen his children were growing up, Richard Brody wanted them to experience movies outside of the monoculture of mai… https://t.co/kGcfuOznsqPeople close to the former marine Donovan Crowl said that, during the Trump Administration, he began to embrace con… https://t.co/d0qjYv7FAiJohn Lee Anderson’s 1998 Profile of the right-wing Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet reveals what happens when a co… https://t.co/63lTMZ0Td6A former marine and member of the Oath Keepers was one of the men in tactical gear who stormed the Capitol. The man… https://t.co/Rmm87V3Yl7
Retweeted by The New Yorker2021 doesn’t seem much different from 2020—but at least there’s potential! https://t.co/nVjAReATEZNEW ⁦@RonanFarrow⁩: “he said that he believed in phrenology, the discredited pseudoscience that infers intellectual… https://t.co/vaCInLa9AM
Retweeted by The New YorkerNEW: A former US Marine, Donovan Crowl, stormed the Capitol as part of an organized militia. My latest for… https://t.co/d5juxvs6na
Retweeted by The New YorkerFamily members say that Donovan Crowl, a 50-year-old former marine, had become increasingly radical in recent years… https://t.co/R5Z2EH0vzvLawrence Wright wrote a prescient novel about a failed response to a deadly pandemic. Then COVID-19 emerged. He spe… https://t.co/N92cBKitC8“Can you blush from sheer happiness, its flagrant touch on your skin?” A short story by Graham Swift. https://t.co/WMqdCk9RHlThe Borowitz Report: In a statement by the National Association of Spray Tan Manufacturers, the corporations that h… https://t.co/BiIPRpdyH1.@amandapetrusich on the history of sea chanteys: "I should admit that, even prior to the rebirth of sea chanteys a… https://t.co/7QNl9CbQ0RIn 2017, against the backdrop of rising right-wing populism across the world, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie revisited th… https://t.co/ZBw2497s7wTibby pointed at the pair of jeans that had just appeared in the middle of the room. “It’s . . . it’s the pants. Bu… https://t.co/urmecEL6RREach component of El Anatsui’s sculptures, which are constructed from found materials, has been handled by countles… https://t.co/NVWpvXfTSA"Georgia O’Keeffe and I stood in front of the painting," Roxana Robinson writes. "She looked quietly at the canvas,… https://t.co/to1TFX5L3f”It was the largest number of members ever to vote against a President of their own Party on impeachment,” @sbg1 wr… https://t.co/M75rLo8QSAChang-rae Lee reads “Coming Soon,” by Steven Millhauser, which appeared in a 2013 issue of the magazine. Lee’s sixt… https://t.co/mjlxaY8EmAOn the eve of Joe Biden’s Inauguration, the standoff between Washington and Tehran has grown “very tense,” one Amer… https://t.co/8BIdOsXEwMThroughout the 2020 campaign, Joe Biden endorsed a $15 minimum wage and 12 weeks’ paid family leave, and pledged to… https://t.co/nMpmRJGZdfAs certain reactions to Kamala Harris and Dr. Jill Biden demonstrate, women’s experiences of first having their cred… https://t.co/a6z69DfCrRLong before Cambridge Analytica, Facebook, or Google, a for-profit data-analytics team built an election simulator… https://t.co/a1xiC44K6OThe U.S.’s history of medically exploiting Black Americans hampered efforts to recruit African-American volunteers… https://t.co/oHwKpoGkRPChloé Zhao's new film “Nomadland,” which is based on a nonfiction book, focusses on the rising number of Americans… https://t.co/cv88gos6k7Revisit Jelani Cobb's 2019 Profile of Stacey Abrams, who has been fighting for electoral reform in Georgia—particul… https://t.co/rI9roJKLMvThe 64 performances now streaming on Qwest TV are perhaps the most significant treasure chest of archival jazz conc… https://t.co/znx54a5oxvWhat emerges from Tyler Mitchell’s photography is a revised visual representation of the Black subject, one that em… https://t.co/CTqCQ7R8oRDo tech companies’ actions to deplatform Donald Trump signal a turning point? Will they change the Internet, and if… https://t.co/6kwxRmAqruNot even an insurrectionist mob in the Capitol can divorce the House G.O.P. from the departing President, @sbg1 wri… https://t.co/GjDx5mllUjA pandemic, compounded by simultaneous political, civil, and natural crises, is overwhelming human evolution’s grea… https://t.co/pkJRoZeNK5People—including young people—choose to have babies, move continents, join the R.O.T.C. None of these decisions is… https://t.co/lMFzufQVUPThe fact that only 10 Republicans voted to impeach Donald Trump demonstrates the grip that he holds on the Party ev… https://t.co/qWsnMt3zQ7The poetry published in 2020 reflects a year of unprecedented challenges and calls for long-overdue societal change. https://t.co/HXPxqOqqSOThe Trump Administration bears much of the responsibility for the mishandling of the coronavirus pandemic, but… https://t.co/QQvjQxyQyg
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President Trump may be deplatformed, but his supporters retain their ideological and political beliefs, and are lik… https://t.co/eG0CawoNy7The Borowitz Report: “Liz Cheney was so brazen about reading the Constitution that she did not even attempt to hide… https://t.co/O02Ht1AflmThe House Republican caucus is populated with full-on Trumpers, who eagerly supported his anti-democratic crusade,… https://t.co/vJsaAM3PZsAt their best, poetry anthologies can capture what the present feels like and remind us that we’re not alone in wha… https://t.co/EUfjQAV2Tj.@huahsu remembers the wildly original rapper MF Doom, who “was uncompromising, a self-contained multiverse, trolli… https://t.co/sJrGeSxaheAmy Coney Barrett’s father, who was an attorney for Shell for decades, could have direct knowledge of how the compa… https://t.co/iuc37ior2KRead @bentaub91’s 2020 piece on how federal officials from the F.B.I., the D.H.S., the State Department, and the Ju… https://t.co/Fx5rRm7ecxNewly revealed cell-phone records prove that the Iraqi refugee Omar Ameen could not possibly have committed the mur… https://t.co/tLpJzEWkTS.@mashagessen on how an armed mob storming Congress seemed familiar enough to authorities to be dismissed as clowns. https://t.co/JREO41MvhYA cartoon by @WardSutton. https://t.co/ZkC2lxekYVJoe Biden recognizes his party’s need to demonstrate that the Democrats—not Trump and the Republicans—are the champ… https://t.co/hQycrloeUsSignal is “just trying to bring normality to the Internet,” its founder, Moxie Marlinspike, told @annawiener last y… https://t.co/E6nCmrHD9h“What if we saw ourselves as always changing, always uncertain, but always capable of making choices?” @mashagessenhttps://t.co/YTdD3bBXIMKaley who played Penny on “The Big Bang Theory,” five letters. https://t.co/iCBzIcvYLfIn “Ashes to Ashes,” a new film by Taylor Rees, the artist Winfred Rembert reckons with the living legacy of racist… https://t.co/ZCI0qHiCCQ“They sent a message. That’s enough,” a man in a MAGA hat outside the Capitol said on Wednesday night. “Of course i… https://t.co/JL4xRNetfvThe President’s supporters were willing to storm the Capitol and terrorize members of Congress on his behalf. “That… https://t.co/cc9nnYH0hkOn his way out, Donald Trump is leaving a path of destruction, @sbg1 writes. What wreckage is yet to come? https://t.co/jQaIEM7GtuPresident Trump’s suspension from Facebook and Twitter is too little too late; for years, he has used the platforms… https://t.co/5NPixQKsdC.@IChotiner interviews the historian Eric Foner, one of the country’s leading experts on Reconstruction, on the use… https://t.co/0EKUNG63CX.@KeeangaYamahtta on how the Trump Administration paved the way for last week’s violence through its deliberate neg… https://t.co/bqSFBW6xjBNobody sees the same El Anatsui piece twice; a central principle of his work is the “unfixed form,” which leaves a s… https://t.co/Dyk5TZkbzQ“I could feel my loneliness recede slightly as I read the words,” Jenny Offill writes, about reading “Mrs. Dalloway… https://t.co/pKXNVhFRBDA festival of readings of Adrienne Kennedy’s later works, from Round House Theatre, reveals a development in Kenned… https://t.co/WnXXhlJeTU
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