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A Black Harpist Makes Classical Music for the Moment

Charles Overton is using an unlikely instrument to make a big impact.

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Iran Vows Revenge for Hit on Nuclear Expert

List the usual suspects. The scientist in charge of Iran’s nuclear program is dead, the country’s Defense Ministry announced, “assassinated by terrorists.” While it’s unknown who...

Story of the Week: A Trumpian Transition

“Voters, not lawyers.” That’s who should be choosing the next president, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals opined in a Friday ruling against President Donald Trump’s suit to stop...

Airline Begins Flying Vaccine for Distribution

While Pfizer and BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine awaits approval from the Food and Drug Administration, a global supply chain is taking shape. United Airlines began charter flights...

Coming Up: An Immigration Showdown

It could be the ultimate gift wrapping for Donald Trump’s waning presidency: a Supreme Court laden with his appointees deciding on immigration, his signature issue. On Monday...

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NEWS + POLITICS

A New Vision for America

Today’s Sunday Magazine invites you to take a glance from a new angle at the positive change we’re already seeing in America.

The OZY News Quiz

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

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.

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.

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

NEW + NEXT

Rewriting Black And Brown History, With A Little Help From Augmented Reality

Glenn Cantave is using technology to introduce more diverse representation and narratives in school curricula.

He’s Helping Wounded Warriors Game Again

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

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.

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.

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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