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Gary Cohn’s Losing Trade: Working for Donald Trump

John Cassidy writes about the departure of Donald Trump’s economic adviser Gary Cohn.

Brexit Threatens to Reopen Old Wounds with Ireland

Amy Davidson Sorkin on Brexit plans for a border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, which would violate the Good Friday Agreement.

Six Takeaways from Sam Nunberg’s Big Day Out

John Cassidy on the political operative Sam Nunberg, who has received a subpoena from Robert Mueller and who sparked a frenzy online after unhinged appearances on cable news on Monday.

Why the Center Collapsed in Italy: Recession, Austerity, and Immigration

John Cassidy on the results of Sunday’s national elections in Italy, which could get its most right-wing government since the Second World War.

Israel Contemplates a Future Without Benjamin Netanyahu

Ruth Margalit writes about corruption cases that have threatened the political future of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

The New Old Politics of the West Virginia Teachers’ Strike

In the West Virginia teachers’ strike, the durability of the middle class, schools’ role in rural communities, and a misunderstood Appalachia are all coming to a head, Benjamin Wallace-Wells writes.

Jared Kushner’s Conflicts of Interest Reach a Crisis Point

John Cassidy writes about Jared Kushner’s various conflicts of interests as a member of the Donald Trump White House.

Wilder vs. Ortiz Is the Best Worst Fight in Boxing

Kelefa Sanneh on Deontay Wilder, Luis Ortiz, and the best worst fight in boxing.

St. Maarten Is Still Striving to Recover from Its Worst Hurricane in a Century

Natalie Meade on the Caribbean island of St. Maarten, where, five months after Hurricane Irma, residents are trying to overcome indifferent public officials and weak tourism.

Vladimir Putin Is Campaigning on the Threat of Nuclear War

Masha Gessen writes about Vladimir Putin‘s state-of-the-federation address, which was packed with falsehoods but offered a real view of the Russian President’s imagination.

The Afterlife of Pablo Escobar

Jon Lee Anderson on a drug lord’s posthumous celebrity.

Xi Jinping and the Perils of One-Person Rule in China

Jiayang Fan on Chinese President Xi Jinping, whose government has proposed lifting Presidential term limits, paving the way for Xi to rule indefinitely.

Hope Hicks Leaves the Trump White House

David Remnick on the announcement that Hope Hicks, President Trump’s communications director, is resigning.

The Living Memorial to Boris Nemtsov Is the Most Radical Political Statement in Russia

Masha Gessen on the around-the-clock vigil for the assassinated opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, held a stone’s throw from the Kremlin.

Trump’s Idea of Arming Teachers Is Crazy But Clarifying

John Cassidy write about Donald Trump’s ideas about arming teachers in schools to prevent shootings.

Winter Olympics Awards

Roger Angell reflects on the 2018 Winter Olympics, held in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Rival Russians, United by Fate, in the Women’s Figure-Skating Final at the Winter Olympics

Sarah Larson on the women’s figure-skating finals at the 2018 Winter Olympics, in which Alina Zagitova won the gold over her Russian teammate Evgenia Medvedeva.

Bonus Daily Cartoon: Snow Job

Barry Blitt’s Daily Cartoon shows a wintry pursuit.

The Ups and Downs: Ski-Jumping Illustrations from the Winter Olympics

Edward Steed illustrates scenes from the Winter Olympics ski-jumping competition in Pyeongchang.

The Lost Revival of Billy Graham

Michael Luo writes about the legacy of the evangelist Billy Graham, who died on Wednesday, at age ninety-nine.

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