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Business

Why Tiffany Cross got the ax

Is the media beginning to turn on the woke?

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Internet

Is Elon Musk’s Twitter conspiring against AOC?

‘I seem to have gotten under a certain billionaire’s skin’

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Culture

So is it OK when liberals use the R-word?

A school board member keeps using an ableist slur and her district turns a blind eye

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Europe

No justice for minks in Denmark

Mette Frederiksen was reelected, despite leading a genocide of the mammals

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Politics

White House deletes tweet bragging of Biden’s role in inflation crisis

‘Seniors are getting the biggest increase in their Social Security checks in ten years’

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Campaign 2022

Tim Ryan has big ‘divorced guy’ energy

The Democrats’ Senate hopeful exudes a profound melancholy

By Cockburn

Business

Is Elon Musk about to ax millions in severance for Twitter execs?

A poop emoji into their golden parachutes?

By Cockburn

Campaign 2022

Why is Ron DeSantis ‘polarizing’ but Stacey Abrams isn’t?

Luke Bryan gets slammed for bringing the Florida guv onstage but there’s a double standard

By Cockburn

Politics

Is the Trump 2024 team taking shape?

Plus: JHud’s talk-show dud

By Cockburn

Culture

Tom Brady is the GOAT of his divorce

Gisele couldn’t wait a couple more years?

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Internet

The most hysterical Twitter overreactions to Elon Musk’s first day

‘Stay. Hold your ground like a Ukrainian’

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Business

Elon Musk is now Donald Trump’s business rival

As Musk completes his takeover of Twitter, he’ll be taking on not just Trump but Ye

By Cockburn

Campaign 2022

Amber Athey: Shouldn’t Fetterman recover before running for Senate?

Democrats need to decide: ‘is he disabled or not?’

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