1. life after warming
    After Climate AlarmismThe war on denial has been won. And that’s not the only good news.
  2. the group portrait
    The Beleaguered Chroniclers of the Trump White HouseFour years of history, day after day after day.
  3. coronavirus stimulus
    7 Surprisingly Good Policies Buried in the Stimulus-Omnibus BillWhile no one was watching, Congress quietly took action to curb surprise medical bills, money laundering, and climate change.
  4. climate change
    Biden’s Climate Team Is a Bigger Deal for Cities Than Any Cabinet AppointmentA little help for mayors who said they could reduce emissions themselves.
  5. the national interest
    The Coronavirus Bill Contains ‘The Most Significant Climate Legislation’ EverNobody saw that one coming!
  6. media
    The Story Behind the Story of Martin Shkreli’s Romance With a ReporterWriter Stephanie Clifford on her blockbuster story “The Journalist and the Pharma Bro.”
  7. city hall
    Corey Johnson Wants to Tame the Giant Squid of City PlanningThe squid may have other ideas, though.
  8. street view
    ‘You’re Walking Backwards’: The $6 Billion Venice Floodgates May Not Be EnoughProposed decades ago, they were not built for the coming sea rise.
  9. city people
    Now That an Urban Planner Is on the City Council, Can She Help Fix Los Angeles?Nithya Raman is calling for systemic change — including breaking up her own district.
  10. the national interest
    ‘Republicans Remain Opposed to Any Policies That Would Reduce Fossil-Fuel Use’That would rule out any policy to limit climate change.
  11. now tell us who funds you
    To the Salt Mines With Ye, Ben DomenechYou can’t threaten your employees with hard labor for unionizing, even if you’re the boss of the Federalist.
  12. just asking questions
    CNN’s John King: ‘I’m Addicted’ to the Magic WallHis other habit during a very long Election Week? “My doctor’s probably gonna kill me, but I have a pot of coffee.”
  13. the environment
    Trump Admin Now Rushing to Imperil Arctic RefugeBefore he leaves office, Trump is trying to let oil companies drill in America’s largest wildlife refuge.
  14. coronavirus
    A Pandemic Winter Is Coming to New York, and It’s Going to Be Unimaginably HardDuring the last surge, New Yorkers could at least spend a lot of time outdoors.
  15. media
    Inside the New York Times’ Heated Reckoning With ItselfThe paper has evolved during the Trump years: less dispassionate, more crusading. This has sparked a raw internal debate over its mission and future.
  16. precedents
    America Has Had Relatively Few Post-Election Riots. So Far.A little in 1968, more in 1896.
  17. unfriend
    If Republicans Hate Silicon Valley, Why Don’t They Do Something About It?Republicans complain that Twitter and Facebook are out to get them, but it’s liberal customers who have the real power.
  18. media
    Inside Glenn Greenwald’s Blowup With The InterceptThe site’s co-founder says he was being canceled, but insiders say he ostracized himself.
  19. climate change
    Republicans Put the Oil Industry Above Economic GrowthThe GOP is what it purports to oppose: A party that would rather subsidize its favorite declining industries than promote creative destruction.
  20. zdi
    This Zoom D*ck Incident Is the Talk of the TownNew Yorker staff writer Jeffrey Toobin was allegedly caught masturbating on a video call.
  21. vision 2020
    New York Post Insiders Slag ‘Very Flimsy’ Hunter Biden StoriesThe Murdoch tabloid’s October surprise was so controversial that the man who wrote most of it refused to put his name on it.
  22. california wildfires
    Trump Rejects, Then Grants Wildfire Disaster Aid to CaliforniaThe Trump administration first rejected the state’s request for a federal disaster declaration for its September wildfires. It’s still unclear why.
  23. media
    The Fall of TroyHearst hired a belligerent leader to disrupt its magazine business. Then fired him mid-disruption. Now it’s left with — what, exactly?
  24. electric vehicles
    California to Ban Sales of New Gas-Powered Cars in 2035Governor Newsom’s office estimates the rule will cut the state’s greenhouse-gas emissions by 35 percent and nitrogen oxide emissions by 80 percent.
  25. 2020 elections
    Loeffler Ad Boasts She’s More Conservative Than Attila the HunIn a relentless Trumpier-than-thou competition with Doug Collins, the appointed senator’s extremism could cost her in a general-election runoff.
  26. extreme weather
    The 2020 Hurricane Season Is Officially Out of NamesThe record-breaking hurricane season has forced meteorologists to use the Greek alphabet to name storms for only the second time in history.
  27. climate change
    Biden’s Climate Messaging Skirts an Inconvenient Truth“It’s too late to make things better, but we can limit how much worse things get” doesn’t seem to play well on the stump.
  28. wildfires
    West Coast Wildfires: 4.6 Million Acres Burned and CountingAn unprecedented number of large wildfires in Washington, Oregon, and California continue to burn, while smoke literally chokes the region.
  29. life after warming
    California Can’t Afford to Wait for Climate ActionThe horrific fires of 2020 are just a preview. No matter what we do, two to four times as much land area will soon burn annually in the West.
  30. encounter
    Starting Trouble With the New York Times Media Columnist Ben Smith“I like asking weird, awkward questions that don’t necessarily make me seem like a good person.”
  31. the republican party
    The GOP Is No Longer the Pro-Business PartyThe right’s contempt for climate science and Keynesianism makes it incapable of governing in capital’s long-term interests.
  32. climate change
    Photos: Wildfires Generate Apocalyptic Skies Across West Coast“Surreal” is the word of the day.
  33. ideas
    How Fantasy Triumphed Over Reality in American PoliticsThat doesn’t mean that the nation is on the verge of collapse, or even in decline. A new phase of history might be just beginning.
  34. climate change
    Federal Report Warns of Financial Disaster of Climate ChangeA report from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission confirms that business-as-usual emissions are extremely bad for business.
  35. urbanism
    Obviously, New York Is a Fiery Hellscape of Crime, Anarchy, and MiseryBicycling. Meeting friends in the park. Late-summer produce. Nightmarish.
  36. media
    A Guide to the Newsletter Economy“Paying for writers that you trust is a way to take back control,” said Substack CEO Chris Best.
  37. california wildfires
    California’s Disaster Overload: Wildfires, Air, and COVID-19Firefighters remain stretched far too thin, and the coronavirus implications of the still uncontained wildfire crisis are dire.
  38. vision 2020
    Joe Biden Answered the Obamas’ CallIn a speech that reinforced his convention’s themes, particularly the Obamas’ call to vote as a moral imperative, Biden picked up the torch.
  39. life after warming
    What Climate Alarm Has Already AchievedEven as we “normalize” climate change, we’ve also normalized alarmism, with panic about warming suddenly at the very center of our politics.
  40. coronavirus stimulus
    The GOP’s Big Lie About Why COVID Stimulus Talks FailedMcConnell accuses Democrats of holding relief hostage to ideological priorities unrelated to the pandemic, but that is precisely what he did.
  41. cityscape
    COVID-19 Studies Are Proving That Density Is Not the EnemyThe real risk factor is different.
  42. coronavirus
    The Pandemic and Natural Disasters Are Colliding AgainIsaias in the east and the Apple fire in California reveal the potential for disaster, as the pandemic, fire season, and hurricane season all line up.
  43. cityscape
    New York Is Getting Loud AgainAs traffic and infrastructure work begin to return, the city sounds more like itself. But not quite the same as before.
  44. cityscape
    New York City Is Facing a Census EmergencyAnd if we’re undercounted, the results may be dire.
  45. feature
    A Plague Is an Apocalypse. But It Can Bring a New World.Civilizations cause pandemics, collapse from them, and, sometimes, are remade by them.
  46. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: See You Next FridayIf the mainstream media will not host a diversity of opinion, then the nonmainstream needs to pick up the slack. That’s what I’ll be doing next.
  47. cityscape
    The 15-Minute City: Can New York Be More Like Paris?And should it?
  48. intelligencer chats
    Could the Pandemic Be a Climate Turning Point?The volatile political conditions created by the coronavirus may matter more than a temporary downturn in carbon emissions.
  49. joe biden
    Biden’s New Climate Plan Is Also His Stimulus PlanAnd that’s the best thing about his $2 trillion vision for making America run on 100 percent clean electricity by 2035.
  50. 2020 election
    Kanye West and the Media Are Once Again Playing a Dangerous GameThere needs to be a reckoning about the toxic relationship between Kanye West and the vox populi.
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