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State of the Race

With eight days to go and 60 million ballots already cast, Joe Biden appears to have a commanding lead. OZY’s exclusive prediction model in partnership with data firm 0ptimus —...

Frequent Flyers

The most precious resource a campaign has is time. So peeking at travel schedules for the coming days tells you all you need to know: Biden’s in Georgia Tuesday, while Kamala...

The Same Mistakes as 2016?

That’s not to say this election is in the bag. In fact, Democrats could be making the same mistakes as four years ago with a key part of their base: Black voters. As OZY’s Nick...

Virus Spikes in Europe, US

Spain joined France in instituting a curfew and Italy reported a record 19,640 new cases Saturday as the second wave of COVID-19 intensified in Western Europe. Bulgaria’s prime...

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NEWS + POLITICS

Dem Fear in Ohio: Repeat of 2016 Blunder With Black Voters

Ohio could be the death knell for Trump … but only if Democrats can turn out Black voters.

Meet the 'Charm Cannon' for Hungary's Regime

Judit Varga, Hungary's justice minister, is the telegenic face of Viktor Orbán's government as it clashes with Europe.

The OZY News Quiz

What video streaming app went bust this week after operating for only six months?.

Be Very Afraid: A Virtual House of Horrors

From a pandemic to politics, if 2020 were a film, it would have plenty of jump scares.

Mark Cuban on the Secret of His Success

Mark Cuban joins the latest episode of “The Carlos Watson Show.

Will Maine Lead a New Election Model for the Nation?

Ranked-choice voting could give you more reasons to show up on Election Day.

NEW + NEXT

Why Small Businesses Need Mobile Wallets

These firms have a chance to get a leg up in the mobile wallet game.

How to Succeed in Small Business

Here are some tips for helping small businesses boost their cash liquidity.

How Making a Film Led Isabel Sandoval to Come Out as Trans

Isabel Sandoval, director and star of "Lingua Franca," joins "The Carlos Watson Show.

The Next Karl Lagerfeld Will Be Black

A wave of Black fashion designers are making moves that are set to redefine the industry.

AROUND THE WORLD

Butterfly Effect: The Next President’s Big Challenge — Latin America

China and Russia are consuming America’s foreign policy debate.

Why Nationalist Regimes Are Embracing War Criminals

A toxic cocktail of masculinity, nationalism and violence is making a growing number of regimes support war murderers.

Is the Slide of European Populism Permanent?

Across western Europe, far-right parties are losing popularity to their centrist peers.

The North Koreans Who Escape Back Home

Most people crossing the border are heading from North to South Korea.

Why Nigeria’s Youth Won’t Stop Protesting

Promises won’t work — Nigeria’s youth won’t stop protesting until they see the government fundamentally reform the country’s law enforcement.

Butterfly Effect: Is Putin Giving Up on Trump?

Russia's president now sees "ideological" affinity with democrats, as Trump's friends in India and the U.

He Helps Folk Musicians Stay Alive

Abhinav Agrawal's nonprofit is a lifeline to help India's rural folk musicians survive and thrive.

GOOD SH*T

This Weekend: Museum Tours From Your Couch

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.

How to Suck Less at … Being a Monster!

When you’ve won an award for being the monster on “Stranger Things,” you know how to help our Halloween horror hustle.

This Weekend: Try Your Ice Cream Hot

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.

A Grammy Winner Picks 6 Things That Don’t Suck in 2020

When Grammy winner Joseph Chiccarelli tells you what your ears need to hear, you’d be foolish not to listen.

How to Suck Less at … Skateboarding

When pro skateboarder Corey Duffel suggests ways to suck less at skateboarding, you’d be a fool to ignore him.

Making Halloween Masks That Don’t Suck

You're going to have to wear a mask this Halloween ANYWAY, so why not make it a good one? A Hollywood designer shows how.

This Weekend: This Is How You Lounge in Style

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

Making the Most of Playing Hooky for the World Series

Leaving a trouble-prone 7-year-old New Yorker all alone to watch the World Series.

A Forgotten Election Day Massacre in Florida That Still Haunts Today

The Ocoee massacre remains the worst incident of election violence in U.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt on How Black Lives Matter Is Changing Hollywood

The actor opens up about his career and a wild 2020 on “The Carlos Watson Show.

There's Always Some Killing You Got to Do On a Farm

Growing up in the '70s in Cali meant one thing: You had '70s West Coast parents.

He Ain't Heavy. He's a Child Molester.

When a friends gets arrested for an almost unimaginable crime, what do you imagine YOUR response would be?.

Soul Brother No. 1 James Brown Endorses Richard Nixon? Believe It

Politics makes for strange bedfellows and none stranger than disgraced former president Richard Nixon and soul legend James Brown.

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