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A Week In New York City On A Joint $75,000+ Salary
2 p.m. — I take some time to plan out our meals for the week. I love Bon Appétit and Smitten Kitchen for recipes. I plan three dinners, lunch for B. to take for the week, and breakfast and lunches for me. I make my list and head to the grocery store. When my husband…
The DNC rejects a climate change debate and puts virtual caucusing in doubt
At its summer meeting in San Francisco this weekend, the Democratic National Committee (DNC) addressed two things at the top of many voters’ minds: climate change and Russian interference in the 2020 election. The decisions party leaders made on both points frustrated activists and fellow Democrats. Members on Saturday rejected a proposal to allow presidential…
Police deploy water cannons and live ammunition at the latest Hong Kong protests
Anti-government protests continued for the twelfth straight week in Hong Kong Sunday, but were marked by an escalation in police tactics. Tensions between police and protesters have been building for some time, but the past few weeks — particularly last weekend’s protests — marked something of a reset as demonstrations proceeded peacefully. That peace was…
How FX’s Pose captures the power of queer found families
Every week, we pick a new episode of the week. It could be good. It could be bad. It will always be interesting. You can read the archives here. The episode of the week for August 18 through 24 is “In My Heels,” the season two finale of FX’s Pose. Pose’s second season ends with…
“I have no plan right now,” Trump says amid escalating Chinese trade war
Following a whirlwind escalation of the US-China trade war this weekend — in which both countries pledged to increase tariffs on the other — President Donald Trump expressed “second thoughts” about the whole ordeal on Sunday morning. During a working breakfast with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson at the G7 summit, which is currently taking…