The Best Photo We Didn’t Use This Week: Donald Trump’s Note to Self

The president was not immune to the charms of bridesmaid font.
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Future Tense Newsletter: We Need More Low-Stakes Rules for Internet Conduct

Plus, stories from the recent past of Future Tense.
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Todd Haynes Explains Why <em>The Velvet Underground </em>Couldn’t Be a Typical Documentary

The new documentary is as much about pop art and sexual liberation as it is about a legendary band.
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Help! My Ex Is Insisting on an Embarrassing Name for Our Child Out of “Tradition.”

I don’t want to start her life off with a family feud, but this is awful!
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I’m a Little Bummed That Adele Lost Weight

Yes, I know this is not about me. But it’s not just about Adele either.
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Todd Haynes’ Velvet Underground Documentary Will Change the Way You Think About the Band

The new movie, streaming on Apple TV+, rescues the group from being just a band that inspired other bands.
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Biden’s Supreme Court Commission Walked Straight Into the Legitimacy Trap

By throwing cold water on real reforms, the commission has embraced the dangerous status quo.
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Everything We Know About the Maryland Zebras On the Run

Zebras on the loose! (Explained.)
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The School Board Screamers Are Loud, But Most Americans Agree On How History Should Be Taught

More than three-quarters of us think some discomfort in the classroom is par for the course.
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The Absolute Simplest Explanation for America’s Supply Chain Woes

Snarled ports. Empty store shelves. Panicky Christmas shoppers. It all flows from one issue.
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