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The protests over one man’s death touched far more aspects of American life than just criminal justice. Seven thinkers reflect on how America is (and isn’t) different now.

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There’s a strong likelihood that evidence has been established of intent to commit fraud. By RENATO MARIOTTI

The Tortured Saga of America’s Least-Loved Policy Idea

How do certain bad boys get away with it? Some savvy, some bravado—and then we let them. By JACK SHAFER

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Why Closing the Racial Wealth Gap Could Grow the US GDP

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The Inside Story of the Biden-Harris Debate Blowup

President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris have appeared so in lockstep that it’s hard to remember how tense their early campaign days were. By EDWARD-ISAAC DOVERE

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How the ‘Culture War’ Could Break Democracy

Thirty years ago, sociologist James Davison Hunter popularized the concept of culture war. Today, he sees a culture war that’s gotten worse—and that spells trouble for the future of the American experiment. By ZACK STANTON

J.D. Vance Is Making Everyone Mad on Twitter. Can It Win Him a Senate Seat?

The author and Senate hopeful has a special knack at getting under liberals’ skin and getting everyone to talk about him. By JOANNA WEISS

How Biden Can Be a Leader in an Israeli-Palestinian Conflict That Has None

The Middle East might be low on his priority list but there are meaningful steps he can take to prevent future violence. But the question is, will he? By DANIEL KURTZER and AARON DAVID MILLER

The Women Who Enabled Jeffrey Epstein

From schedulers to socialites, they helped keep the late financier’s sex trafficking scheme operating, or helped rehabilitate him after he faced jail time. Now some say they’re victims. By TARA PALMERI

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There’s a strong likelihood that evidence has been established of intent to commit fraud. By RENATO MARIOTTI

Can Mississippi’s Last Abortion Clinic Survive?

The Supreme Court’s decision on a law banning abortions after 15 weeks could have major consequences for the mostly poor Black women who come to the ‘Pink House.’ By SARAH FOWLER

The Real Problem With the AP’s Firing of Emily Wilder

When one young journalist was fired, the incident revealed a problem deeper than bad social media policies. By JANINE ZACHARIA

Rick Santorum and CNN’s ‘Trumping Heads’ Problem

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