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I Watched Hours of Old Videos From My Teens and Survived

The only thing worse than the mortifying ordeal of being known, is the mortifying ordeal of knowing (and facing) a former version of yourself.

The Discourse
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An In-Depth Interview With My Son About Today’s World

I thought I'd use this week's What Now to see what insights he might have on the many pressing topics of the day.

Culture
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Pandemic Life: I Guess We’re at the Crossword Puzzle Phase

With our previously-scheduled pandemic reemergence on pause, the beautifully dull crossword puzzle has somehow become the most thrilling thing in my life.

Culture
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The Government Is Done With COVID

Even though the pandemic itself is still very much with us.

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Are These People Stupid or Evil?

You decide!

Bad Online
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You Cannot Argue With Cori Bush’s Results

A win is a win. The left should take it and build.

Politics
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We Got So Close…

Trump nearly died of COVID-19—and it didn't matter one bit.

Politics
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Seriously, Just Keep Giving Us the Money, Again and Always!!!

One more time for the folks in the back.

White House
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How COVID Affected the Disability Rights Movement

A chat with journalist Sara Luterman for our What Now newsletter.

Housekeeping
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The Discourse Blog Reader Survey: What Are the New Rules of the Pandemic?

In our first reader survey, we asked about masks, vaccines, traveling, and whether you're posting your group hangs on social media.

Discourse Blog Birthday Week
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What Was Your Last Moment in the Before Times?

What's the last thing you can remember doing before all of....this?

Office Hours
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How Is It a Year Already

365 days of this.

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Office Hours: Don’t Mask, Don’t Tell

Now that the vaccine is starting to flow, let's call out some assholes.

Office Hours
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The Shameless Greed of Kroger, Our New Capitalist Supervillain

The Kroger Company is pulling in record, billion-dollar profits—and refusing to pay its frontline workers an extra $4 an hour.

Labor
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Office Hours: Looking Forewarned

The future's starting to seem bearable again. But there's still that one thing...

Office Hours
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The Year In Winners and Losers

The rich stay winning, the rest of us keep losing.

Politics
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The Holidays Are All About Mutual Aid

Here's how to find the best organization to help your community.

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There’s Nowhere to Go but Up

The days have been getting shorter and shorter for months. This is where it ends.

Culture
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Man, What The Hell? Shots! Shots! Shots! Shots! Edition

Plus porn, police, and two killer parties.

Man, What the Hell?
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Every Good Wedding Has a Little Human Sacrifice

The danger of the coronavirus has simply not sunk in for most of the country.

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