1. greta thunberg
    It’s Not Just Greta Thunberg. Trump Doesn’t Think Much of Any Young Women.He judges girls’ value in terms of whether their appearance pleases him.
  2. cityscape
    A Transit Hub for an All-Corporate San Francisco FutureA public project that almost feels privatized.
  3. from the archives
    How New York Caricatured Richard Nixon Through the YearsTalking to the magazine’s original graphic-design team about capturing the crooked president, who appeared on our cover ten times from 1968 to 1974.
  4. cityscape
    Revealed: The Plans for David Geffen Hall and for the Music WithinA $500 million renovation that will finally fix that room. Maybe.
  5. climate change
    ‘Bleak’ U.N. Climate Study: World on Track for Up to 3.9 Degrees Warming by 2100The report states emissions must decline 7.6 percent every year for the next decade to hit Paris goals. In 2018, U.S. emissions increased 2.7 percent.
  6. who were the 2010s?
    BuzzFeed’s Jonah Peretti on Making the World a MemeTalking the dress, the dossier, and the next pivot to video with the CEO of the company that transformed digital media over the last decade.
  7. trigger warning
    RNC Pays $100K to Protect Donald Trump Jr., a Precious Baby SnowflakeNobody wants president’s boy to get triggered by low sales.
  8. labor
    Union ‘Not the Right Direction for Hearst,’ Executive Says in Email to StaffHearst isn’t backing down from its anti-union campaign.
  9. cityscape
    The Brooklyn Botanic Garden Renovates, and Faces an Existential ThreatA new visitor center and Woodland Garden, and the long shadow of proposed high-rise neighbors.
  10. media
    Employees Say Hearst Is Running a Classic Union-Busting Campaign“They told me, verbatim, that if I didn’t trust them, I didn’t have to work there.”
  11. the future issue
    What Life in 2019 Can Tell Us About Life in 2029A calendar of predictions about the near future as seen through the recent past.
  12. the future issue
    In 2029, It’ll Be Harder to Write Science Fiction Because We’ll Be Living ItReality has grown unkind to our creators of dystopian fiction. It’s stealing their thunder.
  13. the future issue
    In 2029, I Will Worry About the WindWhat will happen when 40 mph winds become the norm in New York?
  14. the future issue
    In 2029, IRL Retail Will Live Only Inside Amusement ParksCan shopping malls rise again if they get fun?
  15. the future issue
    In 2029, the Internet Will Make Us Act Like Medieval PeasantsWhat if we aren’t being accelerated into a cyberpunk future so much as thrown into some fantastical premodern past?
  16. the future issue
    In 2029, AI Will Make Prejudice Much WorseIf you think structural bias is bad now, just wait until the machines take over.
  17. the future issue
    There Will Be No Turning Back on Facial RecognitionIt’s not perfect yet, but it’s already changing the world.
  18. vision 2020
    Failed Candidate De Blasio Slams Bloomberg’s CandidacyIf Bloomberg runs, he’ll do better than BDB did without trying very hard.
  19. reproductive rights
    Abortion After the ClinicAs Republican lawmakers try to legislate it out of existence, the future of reproductive healthcare may be at home.
  20. media
    The Senseless Death of DeadspinDramatically shifting the website’s priorities didn’t make sense from a business perspective. Was something else going on?
  21. jeffrey epstein
    It Is Shameful That ABC News and CBS News Are Punishing the Epstein LeakerOn this one thing, I agree with Donald Trump Jr.
  22. cityscape
    Two New Buildings Break Free of the Glass StraitjacketFaçade materials that are able to show their age.
  23. games
    What Will Become of Deadspin’s Corpse?The founder of the dearly departed website sees a few possibilities.
  24. wildfires
    Reagan Library Evacuated As Easy Fire Encroaches26,000 Ventura County residents were evacuated, and flames were 50 feet from the Reagan Library, though firefighters were able to prevent any damage.
  25. cityscape
    Does the Future of Public Housing Lie in These Cozy London Projects?Peter Barber’s cozy brickwork obliterates the usual concrete severity.
  26. climate change
    Rising Seas Are Going to Drown Way More Cities Than We’d Thought: StudyIn a low-warming scenario, we expected rising tides to cover areas currently occupied by 37 million people. The real number is closer to 150 million.
  27. intelligencer chats
    Will Condé Nast As We Know It Exist in a Decade?Intelligencer staffers discuss the prognosis for the diminished but still powerful magazine empire.
  28. wildfires
    Everything We Know About the California WildfiresHundreds of thousands of people have been ordered to evacuate in both Northern and Southern California.
  29. life after warming
    This Is What a Calm California Wildfire Season Looks Like NowA dozen wildfires are burning, and the state is at the mercy of the wind.
  30. media
    After the Fall of the Glossy Magazine, What’s Left of Condé Nast?Two years after Si Newhouse died (and Graydon Carter left), Anna Wintour and a new CEO map out the future they can afford.
  31. pollution
    Air Pollution Increases Under Trump, Despite His Claim of World’s ‘Cleanest Air’EPA data shows that fine-particulate pollution rose 5.5 percent from 2016 to 2018, resulting in the premature deaths of 10,000 Americans.
  32. climate change
    Trump Sues California to Kill Cross-Border Cap-and-Trade MarketIt’s just the latest in the administration’s legal battles with the country’s largest state, which particularly target action on climate change.
  33. trump administration
    USDA Watchdog to Investigate Department’s Alleged Suppression of Climate ScienceTrump administration appointees allegedly tried to bury research showing climate change’s devastating impacts on U.S. agriculture.
  34. intelligencer chats
    Is Annoying People the Right Way to Combat Climate Change?Intelligencer staffers discuss the intentionally divisive tactics of an upstart movement.
  35. climate change
    Florida GOP Regrets ‘Lost’ Decade on Climate ChangeThe party is recovering from Rick Scott’s ban on using the phrase “climate change” ⁠— though isn’t quite ready to embrace climate policy.
  36. life after warming
    Extinction Rebellion and the Birth of a New Climate PoliticsThe U.K. movement’s claims might be exaggerated, but it shows us how the world is ready to grapple with the depth of the problem.
  37. democratic debates
    Tom Steyer’s First Debate: What to Expect From the Paradoxical 2020 DemocratThere will be a new face onstage Tuesday night: a rich guy running as the scourge of rich guys (including the one in the White House).
  38. shep smith
    Shep Smith Out at Fox News Amid Tensions Over Trump CoverageAfter 23 years at the network, the anchor suddenly announced his departure on Friday afternoon.
  39. racism
    Nearly a Century After the Black Wall Street Massacre, Tulsa Looks for BodiesReports of black corpses buried in a mass grave followed the 1921 massacre of 300 black people and dispossession of 10,000 more.
  40. wildfires
    PG&E Power Shutdown: Why California Is Going DarkAs many as 800,000 California homes will have their power cut Wednesday in an attempt to avoid wildfires.
  41. cityscape
    The New MoMA Tries to Get Out of Its Own Way. We’ll See If It Can.An attempt to manage the crush of visitors that’s made the museum hard to love.
  42. media
    Ronan Farrow’s New Book Reveals Details About Matt Lauer’s Rape AllegationHis new book, Catch and Kill, includes specifics about the complaint that got Matt Lauer fired.
  43. just asking questions
    ‘Any Further Interference Is Likely to Be Disastrous’“Gaia theory” scientist James Lovelock talks about nuclear power and his hope that AI might save the planet from catastrophic warming.
  44. just asking questions
    ‘We Are Living in a Reality That Is Fundamentally Uncanny’The Great Derangement author Amitav Ghosh describes just how totally we’ve failed to face up to the unfolding climate crisis.
  45. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: The Moment of Truth for Brexit and TrumpThe year 2016 was a watershed in Anglo-American politics. But we might just be figuring out what it really meant.
  46. just asking questions
    ‘The House Is Burning Down and We’re Just Sitting Around Discussing It’Why Trust Science? author Naomi Oreskes on how much science it actually takes to move public opinion on climate change.
  47. climate change
    Trump and Fox News, Lacking a Rigorous Response to Greta Thunberg, Mock HerFor conservatives advancing a political agenda, impugning the motives and intelligence of children has never been off-limits.
  48. climate change
    Trump Mocks Greta Thunberg for Emotional Climate Speech“She seems like a very happy young girl looking forward to a bright and wonderful future. So nice to see!”
  49. book excerpt
    ‘The Long-Term Survival of Our Civilization Cannot Be Assured’Energy expert Vaclav Smil believes we must walk away from growth to keep the climate stable. Not that he thinks we will.
  50. just asking questions
    Do We Need to Abandon Growth to Save the Planet?A conversation with scientist Vaclav Smil, author of Growth — a dense treatise that covers everything from “microorganisms to megacities.”
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