The Booster Problem

Why are Americans slow to get booster shots? By David Leonhardt The United States has a vaccination problem. And it is not just about the relatively large share of Americans who have refused to get a shot. The U.S. also trails many other countries in the share of vaccinated people who have received a booster shot. In Canada, Australia and […]

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Opinion | Meet the People Getting Paid to Kill Our Planet

American agriculture is ravaging the air, soil and water. But a powerful lobby has cleverly concealed its damage. American agriculture is ravaging the air, soil and water. But a powerful lobby has cleverly concealed its damage. Supported by Video by Kirk Semple, Adam Westbrook and Jonah M. Kessel Mr. Semple is a reporter and producer with Opinion Video, where Mr. Westbrook […]

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Valereum buys Gibraltar Stock Exchange to create crypto hub

FILE PHOTO: Representations of the Ripple, Bitcoin, Etherum and Litecoin virtual currencies are seen on a PC motherboard in this illustration picture, February 14, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File PhotoLONDON (Reuters) – Blockchain company Valereum said on Friday it would buy 90% of the Gibraltar Stock Exchange (GSX) to create the world’s first bourse where shares and cryptoassets can be traded. Valereum, […]

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Opinion | The Pandemic Lessons We Clearly Haven’t Learned

Zeynep Tufekci helps me understand the systems-wide failure on Covid — and how we can prepare for the pandemic’s next phase. Produced by ‘The Ezra Klein Show’ I remember thinking, as Covid ravaged the country in December 2020, that at least the holidays the next year would be better. There would be more vaccines, more treatments, more immunity. Instead, we […]

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Vaccine Mandates, Texas, N.F.L.: Your Weekend Briefing

Here’s what you need to know about the week’s top stories. Send any friend a story As a subscriber, you have 10 gift articles to give each month. Anyone can read what you share. By Remy Tumin (Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Here are the week’s top stories, and a look ahead. 1. The U.S. […]

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Opinion | The 2021 High School Yearbook of American Politics

Send any friend a story As a subscriber, you have 10 gift articles to give each month. Anyone can read what you share. By Michelle Cottle Ms. Cottle is a member of the editorial board. Well, that was weird. Much of the past 12 months felt as though 2021 came about by looking at the political insanity of 2020 and […]

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Opinion | Grieving Our Old Normal

Supported by Send any friend a story As a subscriber, you have 10 gift articles to give each month. Anyone can read what you share. Video by Lindsay Crouse, Kirby Ferguson and Emily Holzknecht Ms. Crouse is a writer and producer in Opinion. Mr. Ferguson is a documentary filmmaker. Ms. Holzknecht is an associate producer in Opinion. That’s right: We’re all […]

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Deposit Insurance Corp to oppose Shinsei's poison pill against SBI -NHK

FILE PHOTO: The Shinsei Bank logo is pictured at the lobby of the bank in Tokyo, Oct. 22, 2010. REUTERS/Yuriko NakaoTOKYO (Reuters) -Government-owned Deposit Insurance Corp of Japan is planning to vote against Shinsei Bank’s poison pill defence aimed at blocking SBI Holdings Inc’s $1.1 billion bid, public broadcaster NHK reported on Tuesday. How the government votes on the defence […]

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