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Archived Since:September 15, 2009

Blog Post Archive

This Week’s Hot Reads

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

This week, from murder in Mississippi to the pawn shops of Appalachia.

Silicon Valley Sets Its Sights on Africa

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Google and Facebook want to bring the Internet—and with it, startup culture—to 4 billion people who’ve never had it. But Africa’s version of Silicon Valley will be uncharted territory.

North Korea's Secret Movie Bootleggers

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

It might be violently anti-Hollywood, but the repressive North Korean authorities can't stop Western movies being smuggled into the Hermit Kingdom.

The Women Battling An Islamist Strongman

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

As Turkey’s president restricts free speech and ignores domestic violence, the country’s businesswomen are pushing back.

Tim Howard’s Wall of Intensity

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

United States goalkeeper Tim Howard on why soccer struggles in America and how he essentially chose his career over his wife.

Canada ? Cuba Just Got Complicated

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

For years Canada’s special, and profitable, relationship with Cuba was another thing that set it apart from America. No longer—hence some mixed feelings north of the border.

The Oddest Male Fertility Fixes

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

How can men take charge of their fertility problems? By keeping everything cool down there—including your skivvies.

An 1890 Novel Predicted The TNR Meltdown

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

The 19th author and magazine editor William Dean Howells once wrote a novel that eerily anticipated the recent troubles at The New Republic.

A Libertarian Hero Has His Wings Clipped

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

The former Czech leader, once a global darling of libertarians, is losing friends fast. The reason? His defenses of Putin, for starters.

The Kochs’ War on Unions, Phase II

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

And now, the plan is not only to decimate public-sector unions, but all unions—to deplete the money they can spend on politics.

Biggest NYPD Fallout Loser? Rand Paul

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

De Blasio? Sharpton? Nope. The biggest blowback will be against the “reforming” Kentucky senator, because Republicans back cops, period.

Merry Christmas, Defense Contractors!

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Congress’ abomination of a defense spending bill is all about pleasing weapons manufacturers and diverting funds to useless projects.

The LGBT Center That Changed Our Lives

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

New York's LGBT Center, 31 years young, is undergoing a massive renovation. It has changed lives, and been the home of the most landscape-changing campaigning groups. Why do we still need it?

How Dickens and Scrooge Saved Christmas

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

The Industrial Revolution and Victorian practically erased the holiday in England. A Christmas Carol revived and reinvented it around the gift of giving.

Any Outrage Out There for Ramos and Liu?

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Will those who protested Eric Garner’s death rush to the side of Rafael Ramos’ two sons, or Wenjian Liu’s widow, married only two months?

Sell the Overcoat, Keep the Dignity

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

To look at him, you couldn’t tell that Mister Ham was hard up enough to try to sell his overcoat in the middle of December. But class has nothing to do with money.

Jena Malone: From Homeless to Hollywood

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

As a teen, she wowed in films like ‘Donnie Darko’ and ‘Saved!’ Now Jena Malone is 30, and with roles in ‘Inherent Vice,’ ‘The Hunger Games,’ and a massive superhero film, all the rage.

The Frantic Battle to Save 2 NYPD Cops

6 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Paramedics strove valiantly to revive grievously wounded Officers Liu and Ramos—and were left shattered when their efforts failed.

Cop Killer Had a Deathwish

6 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

19 arrests, three suspected murders, and one attempted suicide later, Ismaaiyl Brinsley is finally gone.

No Blood on Their Hands

6 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

New York’s mayor and the protesters aren’t responsible for the actions of a deranged cop killer. But they still could have done more to defuse the calls for violence from their allies.

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