Most people are bad at arguing. These 2 techniques will make you better.

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alashi / Getty images Anyone who has argued with an opinionated relative or friend about immigration or gun control knows it is often impossible to sway someone…

Most people are bad at arguing. These 2 techniques will make you better.

I Accidentally Uncovered a Nationwide Scam on Airbnb

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The call came about 10 minutes before we were set to check into the Airbnb. I was sitting at a brewery just around the corner from the rental on North Wood…

I Accidentally Uncovered a Nationwide Scam on Airbnb

The Mister Rogers No One Saw

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Fred Rogers, 1985. Credit… Jim Judkis Skip to contentSkip to site index Fred Rogers wasn’t just a brilliant educator and a profoundly moral person. He was an…

The Mister Rogers No One Saw

The Iran Cables: Secret Documents Show How Tehran Wields Power in Iraq

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In mid-October, with unrest swirling in Baghdad, a familiar visitor slipped quietly into the Iraqi capital. The city had been under siege for weeks, as…

The Iran Cables: Secret Documents Show How Tehran Wields Power in Iraq

Handel and the Bank of England

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Ellen T. Harris This guest post is the third of an occasional series of guest posts by external researchers who have used the Bank of England’s archives for…

Handel and the Bank of England

Opinion | Trump’s Contempt for True Professionals

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Trump’s Contempt for True Professionals It’s driving the impeachment inquiry. It’s dooming his presidency. Opinion Columnist William B. Taylor Jr., a long-time…

Opinion | Trump’s Contempt for True Professionals

Kicked Off the Land

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This article is a collaboration between The New Yorker and ProPublica . In the spring of 2011, the brothers Melvin Davis and Licurtis Reels were the talk of…

Kicked Off the Land

How to Be a Better Writer

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Tips, tricks, and hard-won lessons: from creating drafts to working with editors. Gareth Branwyn May 29 · 16 min read Photo by Free-Photos via Pixabay. I have…

How to Be a Better Writer