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Reset America T-Shirt (Unisex)

100% of profits will go to the racial justice organization of your choice: Black Lives Matter, NAACP Legal Defense Fund, or the Equal Justice Initiative.

OZY NEWSLETTER

AstraZeneca Wants Another Shot at a Vaccine Trial

Experts disputed the Oxford-developed vaccine’s claims of 70 percent effectiveness, pointing out that major trials showed 62 percent efficacy, while only a small UK test generated...

Trump Says He’ll Leave White House Peacefully

Taking media questions for the first time since the election, President Donald Trump said that if the electoral college certifies Joe Biden as his successor, he’ll vacate the...

Police Face Scrutiny in France, India

After accusations of brutality against refugees earlier this week, Parisian police have sparked new outrage over footage of officers viciously beating a Black music producer in...

Retailers Brace as Holiday Shopping Season Begins

Though the yearly ritual of a Black Friday shopping free-for-all has had to change in deference to public health measures, stores are worried about what the pandemic may mean for...

FEATURED STORY

Can a Pun Champ Conquer the Comedy-Writing Scene?

Rekha Shankar is an emerging comedy-writing force who built her career on something other comedians call cheap: puns.

The New + the Next
OZY STORE
OZY STORE

Reset America T-Shirt (Unisex)

100% of profits will go to the racial justice organization of your choice: Black Lives Matter, NAACP Legal Defense Fund, or the Equal Justice Initiative.

NEWS + POLITICS

The OZY News Quiz

President Trump's electoral legal team cut ties with one of its attorneys last weekend.

Butterfly Effect: Message Behind Biden’s Picks — From Trump to Trust

Biden's choices suggest a pivot to Africa, a return to traditional friendships and a turn to steady diplomacy.

Coronavirus Means School Food Is Free. What If It Stayed That Way?

Free school meals, the gold standard for child nutrition advocates, may be one good thing to come out of COVID-19’s impact on academics.

The OZY News Quiz

Who notably gave Vice President-elect Kamala Harris a fist bump in the Capitol on Tuesday?.

Valerie Jarrett on What to Expect from the Biden Presidency

The former White House senior advisor sat for a compelling interview on 'The Carlos Watson Show.

OZY Highlights: Tool Up for a Better Tomorrow

Amid a struggling global economy, political upheaval and the pandemic, we could all use some bold solutions.

All Eyes on Georgia

President-elect Joe Biden's true power depends upon a January vote in the Peach State.

NEW + NEXT

He’s Helping Wounded Warriors Game Again

Ken Jones has devoted himself to helping veteran soldiers keep gaming.

Brazilian Bots are Targeting the U.S. Election Process to Help Trump

Twitter accounts supportive of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro are trying to undermine the credibility of the U.

Saweetie on What It Means to Be 'Icy'

The rapper and fashion icon joined the latest episode of 'The Carlos Watson Show.

A Poet Goes Political

How many Oxford-educated poets decide to make a political play in the former murder capital of America? Precisely one.

The Best Money Advice Lamorne Morris Ever Got ... From Zooey Deschanel

The actor best known for 'New Girl' and the new series 'Woke' opens up on 'The Carlos Watson Show.

The Latest Hub of Political Humor: Gambia

A new generation of comedians is using hard-won civic space and social media to poke fun at leaders in a country that, until recently, had a thin-skinned president.

Are Sailing Drones the Next Big Military Weapon?

Self-powered maritime drones could help researchers, companies and militaries monitor the oceans for months.

AROUND THE WORLD

The Airbnb for Farms Finds Fertile Soil in Ghana

Desmond Koney’s Complete Farmer platform brings a crowdfarming approach to agriculture.

Are Fish and Chips Killing Great White Sharks?

Cape Town has gone from being a great white hot spot to almost zero sightings.

The Corruption Battle Shaping South Africa’s Future

A power struggle between South Africa’s two most powerful men over corruption could determine the direction the country takes.

The Firebrand Behind a Parisian Feminist Movement

Marguerite Stern’s public art project has reinvigorated French feminism — and splintered it.

Butterfly Effect: Why Putin, Xi and AMLO Are Mum on Biden

Russia, China, Mexico and others are worried about what Trump might do over the next 10 weeks.

Butterfly Effect: Who’s the Sh*thole Now?

America finds itself in unflattering company.

The Lobster Attacks Striking at Canada’s Friendly Image

A new fishery set up by the Mi’kmaq First Nation has sparked violence against Canada's Indigenous people, lifting the lid on a darker side to the country otherwise seen as universally friendly.

GOOD SH*T

The Next Great Transit Hack: An App for Blind Subway Riders

This app is "mapping out" public transit for blind and visually impaired riders.

How to Suck Less at … Being Funny in the Nude

Danni Zamudio is an up-and-coming comic who can make you laugh — and be nude while doing so.

Loving It Like a Local: Cape Town!

When the world opens again, and it will, you'll have a list of places you will hit with a vengeance.

The Unbearable Greatness of Comic King Mark Alan Stamaty

Comic artist Mark Alan Stamaty, the undeniable king of the scribbled doodle, has added unto his magnum opus.

Know Your Flow: The Good Sh*t Guide to Pole Passions

You see what Hollywood's selling and you'd never know what pole dancers will tell you right out: Pole dancing is HEAVY.

This Weekend: Escape This Messy World With a Memoir

The Weekender is a special collaboration between OZY Tribe members near and far to provide delicious recommendations for your valuable weekend time, as we grapple with turbulent times in America.

This Weekend: The Best Beer This Time of Year

The Weekender is a special collaboration between OZY Tribe members near and far to provide delicious recommendations for your valuable weekend time, as we grapple with turbulent times in America.

TRUE STORIES

The Man Who Fell From Space

Space exploration is a risky venture with some devastating consequences.

A South Dakota Story: Andrew Jackson, Indian Killer

South Dakota is known for lots of things, but its history as a killing ground for past presidents is how some know it best.

My Friend, the Murderer

The crime he finally committed shocked everyone.

Toronto’s Depression-Era Baby Race

One odd bequest led to four families winning a fortune — by procreating.

Real Talk, Real Change

OZY and Chevrolet are teaming up for an innovative town hall special on Dec.

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