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Facebook has done years of research into Instagram, and found that a sizable percentage of its teen users are suffering from body image and anxiety issues that have been exacerbated by…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Daniel Foote, the U.S. special envoy to Haiti has resigned, condemning the Biden administration’s decision to fly thousands of Haitian migrants back to their home country.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Josh Barro and Ken White discuss the unusual indictment of Michael Sussman and the unusual memo from Trump lawyer John Eastman about Mike Pence and Donald Trump.

An unusual indictment, an unusual memo

Josh Barro and Ken White discuss the unusual indictment of Michael Sussman and the unusual memo from Trump lawyer John Eastman about Mike Pence and Donald Trump.

from All the Presidents' Lawyers

During the final days of the Trump presidency and lead-up to the January 6 insurrection, it turns out that one of Trump’s lawyers sent then-Vice President Mike Pence a memo that laid…

Trump’s team had a plan to invalidate Biden’s White House win and knew some of their own claims were bogus

During the final days of the Trump presidency and lead-up to the January 6 insurrection, it turns out that one of Trump’s lawyers sent then-Vice President Mike Pence a memo that laid…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

People are waiting more than two months now to receive their overseas orders. “The lead times have doubled, the cost has gone up almost 500%.

Cargo ships are piling up at ports. What’s clogging the supply chain, and should you order holiday gifts now?

People are waiting more than two months now to receive their overseas orders. “The lead times have doubled, the cost has gone up almost 500%.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Biden spoke to the United Nations General Assembly today, trying to make the case that “America is back.” But the world may be skeptical, given the U.S.’

Biden tries repairing his image after botched Afghanistan withdrawal, spat with France, and COVID surge

President Biden spoke to the United Nations General Assembly today, trying to make the case that “America is back.” But the world may be skeptical, given the U.S.’

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

“The fact is that for most of us, the data suggests that we still got lots of strong protection, especially against serious disease.

Boosters and rapid COVID tests aren’t available. US government needs to step up on pandemic, says columnist

“The fact is that for most of us, the data suggests that we still got lots of strong protection, especially against serious disease.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The number of men enrolled in college is declining. Press Play looks at the driving factors, and what this could mean for forming new families.

‘Hope deficit’ and economic demands among college-aged men: Why more are choosing to skip higher ed

The number of men enrolled in college is declining. Press Play looks at the driving factors, and what this could mean for forming new families.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Amy Coney Barrett recently said at a private event in Kentucky, “My goal today is to convince you that this court is not comprised of a bunch of partisan hacks.”

SCOTUS justices argue they’re not politicians. But expect more conservative decisions, says lawyer

Amy Coney Barrett recently said at a private event in Kentucky, “My goal today is to convince you that this court is not comprised of a bunch of partisan hacks.”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

About 12,000 migrants have been camping out — without adequate sanitation — under a bridge in the Texas border town of Del Rio. Most of them are from Haiti, and the U.S.

Thousands of Haitian migrants are camping out near Texas. Biden administration says they can’t stay

About 12,000 migrants have been camping out — without adequate sanitation — under a bridge in the Texas border town of Del Rio. Most of them are from Haiti, and the U.S.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Natalie Baszile established the Black Harvest Fund at the San Francisco Foundation which distributes grants to certified non-profits that advance the work of Black farmers and farmers…

‘A Love Letter to Future Generations’

Natalie Baszile established the Black Harvest Fund at the San Francisco Foundation which distributes grants to certified non-profits that advance the work of Black farmers and farmers…

from Good Food

In the years following enslavement, there were nearly one million Black farmers in America. Today, there are approximately 45,000.

Amplifying Black farmers’ voices in a new book of essays, narratives, and poems

In the years following enslavement, there were nearly one million Black farmers in America. Today, there are approximately 45,000.

from Good Food

Generations of Black farmers have fallen victim to discriminatory practices employed against them by the US Department of Agriculture and the Farm Service Administration.

How Black farmers experience economic discrimination at the hands of the USDA

Generations of Black farmers have fallen victim to discriminatory practices employed against them by the US Department of Agriculture and the Farm Service Administration.

from Good Food

Natalie Baszile recounts a visit with Miss Rose, the affectionate moniker of her grandmother, and the elder’s two-day train ride from Louisiana to Los Angeles.

A grandmother’s life in Louisiana: ‘We were poor but we were never hungry’

Natalie Baszile recounts a visit with Miss Rose, the affectionate moniker of her grandmother, and the elder’s two-day train ride from Louisiana to Los Angeles.

from Good Food

To understand the current climate of race relations in America is to understand a period of history between 1619, when the first Africans arrived in Virginia, and 1640.

Explaining the broken promises of ‘freedom dues’

To understand the current climate of race relations in America is to understand a period of history between 1619, when the first Africans arrived in Virginia, and 1640.

from Good Food

Just a few decades ago, tobacco provided a secure income for Southern farmers. But when the tobacco buyout came, many Black farmers were cut out of the deal.

Curing tobacco: one man’s accidental innovation becomes another’s livelihood

Just a few decades ago, tobacco provided a secure income for Southern farmers. But when the tobacco buyout came, many Black farmers were cut out of the deal.

from Good Food

Josh, David and Tim discuss the pay-fors of Democrats’ big spending plans, a looming government shutdown, the debate about booster shots, and California’s failed recall election.

Cliffs, drugs and taxes

Josh, David and Tim discuss the pay-fors of Democrats’ big spending plans, a looming government shutdown, the debate about booster shots, and California’s failed recall election.

from Left, Right & Center

The pandemic has a lot of people rethinking major decisions, such as where they work and live. States are eager to lure white-collar professionals who can now work remotely.

Vermont offers $7500 per person incentive to lure a new blue-collar workforce

The pandemic has a lot of people rethinking major decisions, such as where they work and live. States are eager to lure white-collar professionals who can now work remotely.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

When “girlboss” entered the cultural lexicon, it was shorthand for an ambitious young woman who was at the top of her career, usually in fashion, media or tech.

‘Girlboss’ went from empowerment to hypocrisy. How should we talk about young women’s ambition now?

When “girlboss” entered the cultural lexicon, it was shorthand for an ambitious young woman who was at the top of her career, usually in fashion, media or tech.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Josh Barro and Ken White talk about the fate of Rudy Giuliani associate, and why you should closely read the script before recording a Cameo.

Fates of the henchmen

Josh Barro and Ken White talk about the fate of Rudy Giuliani associate, and why you should closely read the script before recording a Cameo.

from All the Presidents' Lawyers