The Tyranny and Tedium of <em>The</em> <em>Sims 4</em>

The Slate Culture Gabfest also discusses Big Little Lies Season 2 and The Last Black Man in San Francisco.
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My Job Is to Help Kids Who Screwed Up. I Think Harvard Made the Right Call on Kyle Kashuv.

Consequences and redemption are not in tension. In fact, they go hand in hand.
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Here’s What’s Disappearing From Netflix in July

This is your last chance to stream Pan’s Labyrinth, Bull Durham, American Gangster, and The Wild Bunch.
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When a Scooter Makes More Sense Than a Car

Small trips shouldn’t require giant vehicles.
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Berlin’s City Government Agrees to Freeze Rents for Five Years

In Germany, politicians are about to take some radical steps to deal with housing costs.
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Understanding Feminism Through Drag

Misogyny is all too common in gay male spaces.
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Lin-Manuel Miranda Is Returning to Broadway

But actually seeing him perform will be a gamble.
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The End of HIV Transmission Is Within Reach. But the Legacy of AIDS Activism Can’t Stop There.

The energies of ACT UP and TAG should be channeled into fighting all manner of sexual injustice.
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Four Linked to Russia-Backed Ukrainian Separatists Charged With Murder for Shooting Down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17

The 2014 flight was en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur and had 196 Dutch citizens onboard.
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Without Nelson Sullivan’s Obsessive Recordings, Much of 1980s Queer Culture Might Be Lost

His constant presence in New York nightlife during the period left a remarkable legacy.
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