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March 28 2020

Issue No. 37

The View from Here

You could almost imagine the earth taking a great, deep breath these past weeks…

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“What’s His Story?” An infectious-disease specialist treats his first coronavirus patient

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Davos Satyricon A new investigation reveals that the high-powered World Economic Forum is a sexist toga party in the Swiss Alps

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“I’ve never been afraid to speak power to truth.”

Sex and the Single Meme How did getting rejected become the key to social acceptance?

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Father Nature Sir David Attenborough’s new film shows humanity’s impact on Earth—and what we must do to save it

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Varsity Blues Inside the annus horribilis of Christ Church—Oxford’s grandest (and most scandalous) college

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“O.K., let’s maybe take a break from the scary nonfiction stories.”

Some Things Never Change The author of a book on the Black Death reflects on how little human nature has evolved since that crisis

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Drawn and Quartered On the 40th anniversary of Yes Minister, the wickedly great caricaturist looks back on the creation of those iconic opening credits

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Infantilized Why are women paying $20,000 for what’s in the back seat? (Hint: it’s not the bag)

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Nu in Town Eli Rosen, Hollywood’s Yiddish consultant, on the set of Unorthodox in Berlin

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Field Kallop Math, science, and the mysteries of the cosmos all feature into the mesmerizing work of this emerging New York artist

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A Journey to the Center of the Earth


“Promise Me You’ll Shoot Yourself”: The Mass Suicide of Ordinary Germans in 1945

by Florian Huber
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Heaven and Hell: A History of the Afterlife

by Bart D. Ehrman
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Murder, They Wrote

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Albert Uderzo Illustrator and co-creator of the walrus-moustached Asterix the Gaul, who represented “the revenge of the little guy”

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