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The Women’s March Returns to New York City

Amanda Petrusich reports on the second Women’s March, on the first anniversary of Donald Trump’s Inauguration.

The Shutdown Is About Who Gets to Be an American

Benjamin Wallace-Wells on how immigration, ethnicity, and race are the central issues driving the government shutdown.

Actual Personalized Shopping Suggestions That Prove That the Internet Is Judging Us

Nomi Kane offers a humorous illustrated list of the types of personalized shopping suggestions she has received on the Internet.

The Trump Paradox

John Cassidy joins Dorothy Wickenden to discuss what Republicans are accomplishing in the midst of Trump's tweets and budgetary chaos on Capitol Hill.

Planet Attenborough, Plus the Rise of the K.K.K.

David Remnick, talks with the master of nature documentaries, David Attenborough, about rats, spiders, on The New Yorker Radio Hour. Plus, a look at white supremacy in government, past and present.

How Trump Gave Schumer His Shutdown Leverage

Benjamin Wallace-Wells writes about Donald Trump’s failure to unite the Republican Party and how it benefits Democrats like Chuck Schumer as the Senate faces a potential government shutdown.

“The Road Movie” Exploits Pain and Death, Courtesy of Russian Dashboard-Camera Footage

Richard Brody reviews the new documentary “The Road Movie,” a compilation of Russian dashboard-camera videos assembled by the director Dimitrii Kalashnikov.

Chess Grandmaster Garry Kasparov Replays His Four Most Memorable Games

The grandmaster Garry Kasparov, considered by many to be the greatest chess player of all time, replays some of his most unforgettable games. He relives both the happiest and the most painful moments of his career.

Trying to Explain Trump’s First Year in Office

Jelani Cobb assesses the first year of Donald Trump’s Presidency.

Daily Cartoon: Friday, January 19th

Emily Flake’s Daily Cartoon presents some alternatives to the pussy hat for the 2018 women’s march.

Trump Fears Next Election Will Be Decided by Americans

Andy Borowitz jokes that Donald Trump is fearful that American citizens will play the deciding role in ousting him from office in 2020.

One Must-See New Movie, and Two Older Ones, That Expand Documentary Filmmaking

Richard Brody on Robinson Devor’s documentary “Pow Wow” and the revelations of non-fiction filmmaking that double as aesthetic experience.

A Filmmaker and Photographer’s Urgent, Personal Portraits of Harlem at Night

Richard Brody on “Souls Against the Concrete,” a new book of photographs by the documentary filmmaker Khalik Allah.

Lindsey Graham Spent a Year Courting Trump, But on Immigration He’s Being Shut Out

Jonathan Blitzer writes about Lindsey Graham’s efforts to secure a deal with Donald Trump on immigration, DACA, and Dreamers.

How Late Night Handled Trump’s Physical

Troy Patterson writes about reactions to the results of Donald Trump’s physical, including responses from Jimmy Kimmel, Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Fallon, and Trevor Noah.

Terrance Hayes Reads Matthew Dickman

Terrance Hayes joins Kevin Young to read and discuss Matthew Dickman’s poem “Fire” and his own poem “New York Poem.”

The Unexpected Beauty of Basketball Synchronicity

Vinson Cunningham writes about the phenomenon of synchronicity on a basketball court.

Internal Memo to the Staff of a Magazine in a Romantic Comedy

Monica Heisey imagines a humorous memo outlining policy changes at at a women’s life-style magazine.

The Trump Administration Targets the Poor

John Cassidy on the Trump Administration’s changes to Medicaid eligibility guidelines and to bank-lending rules that will affect low-income Americans.

The Man Who Shazamed the World

Sam Bronowski introduces a new version of Shazam that recognizes every sound on Earth.

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