New from The New Yorker Radio Hour: Rose McGowan on the Weinstein verdict, and Michael Bloomberg’s candidacy.
Prep for Prep and the Fault Lines in New York’s Schools
Do programs that help low-income students of color get into selective private schools obscure the system’s deeper inequalities?
Joe Biden’s South Carolina Win, Black Voters, and the Democrats’ Way Forward
The results of the state’s Democratic Presidential primary appeared clarifying for the Vice-President’s candidacy. Yet it is not entirely clear that what happened there will translate elsewhere.
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Jessica Simpson’s Memoir of Recovery and X-ennial Fame
We’ve known since the days of “Newlyweds,” her MTV reality series, that Simpson is a talker. She’s a writer, too, entrancing and somehow economical.
“When You Earn It, They Can’t Take It Away”: An Interview with Pam Grier
The actress on country living, blaxploitation, and how the needs of Hollywood are different from her own.
The Many Iterations of Michael Bloomberg, C.E.O., Mayor, and Presidential Hopeful
Eleanor Randolph, a biographer of the former mayor, and Andrea Bernstein, a WNYC reporter who covered his three terms, analyze his approach to governing and philanthropy.
Tulsi Gabbard’s Nine Supporters Urge Her to Drop Out of Race
A spokesperson praised Gabbard’s campaign, noting, “By not appearing in the past two debates, she did much better than Mike Bloomberg.”
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