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How Iran Became a New Epicenter of the Coronavirus Outbreak
The government’s actions appear to have contributed to the crisis.
The Alluring Promises of “The Burnt Orange Heresy” and “The Whistlers”
hg0088In both films, what appears to be consensual intimacy is an act of deliberate carnal deceit.
The Stock Market, the Coronavirus, and a Fumbling White House
hg0088Instead of making counterproductive statements, a wiser Administration would be honest about the economic uncertainties posed by coronavirus and concentrate on public-health measures.
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The Real Objective of Mob Violence Against Indian Muslims
The journalist and author Raghu Karnad discusses his experience reporting on the violence, how the Modi government capitalizes on the conflict, and the difficulty of finding accurate reporting in India.
Next Week’s Cover: Brian Stauffer’s “Under Control”
The artist’s cover for the March 9, 2020, issue of the magazine addresses the Trump Administration’s less-than-reassuring preparations for a coronavirus outbreak in the United States.
The Diabolical Twists and Empty Showmanship of “The Invisible Man”
Leigh Whannell’s loose adaptation of the H. G. Wells classic shows a clever attentiveness to the role of current technology in modern life but is almost completely devoid of societal context.
Rose McGowan and Ronan Farrow on the Weinstein Verdict, and a Look at Candidate Bloomberg
An accuser of Harvey Weinstein responds to his conviction. And David Remnick assesses the political career of Michael Bloomberg with two people who have watched it up close.
On AMC’s “Dispatches from Elsewhere,” Jason Segel Plays with Convoluted Ways of Telling Straight Stories
The show, which thieves profitably from several schools of metafiction, is so lyrical with dream logic that it’s intriguing even when it’s not strictly successful.
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Just Add Columns! Trump’s Proposed Face-Lift for Federal Buildings
hg0088What if the President practiced what he preaches when it comes to his own very classy holdings?
hg0088The reporter Stephania Taladrid speaks with Latino voters in Nevada who affectionately call the Vermont senator “Tío Bernie.”