Evan Osnos

staff writer for The New Yorker

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Staff writer for the New Yorker magazine and writer of its Letter from China blog

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A lawsuit claims the Getty family has avoided paying up to $300 million in California taxes. The story reveals how ultra-rich people’s tactics widen the U.S. wealth gap.

A Getty’s secret affair reveals how the ultra-wealthy avoid paying taxes

A lawsuit claims the Getty family has avoided paying up to $300 million in California taxes. The story reveals how ultra-rich people’s tactics widen the U.S. wealth gap.

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Win or lose, Joe Biden has a personal story of tragedy and ultimate survival.

Authoritarianism in America: What it means for Republicans and Democrats

Win or lose, Joe Biden has a personal story of tragedy and ultimate survival.

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Just as happened after other mass shootings in the United States, gun sales spiked after 49 people were killed in a gay nightclub in Orlando this month.

NRA and Another Spike in Gun Sales After Another Mass Shooting

Just as happened after other mass shootings in the United States, gun sales spiked after 49 people were killed in a gay nightclub in Orlando this month.

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