OZY NEWSLETTER

State of the Race

Time is ticking away for President Donald Trump, who’s making slight gains in OZY’s exclusive election forecast (in partnership with data firm 0ptimus) — but we still target Joe...

Whither the Immigration Debate?

It was perhaps the most indelible rallying cry of Trump’s 2016 campaign: Build the wall! During the midterms, he fired up his base with warnings of a caravan of migrants from...

Tanzania Blocks Social Media as Polls Open

Voters have already formed long lines across Tanzania as President John Magufuli tries to secure a second term. According to election watchdogs, the government has blocked social...

France Mulls New Lockdown Amid Virus Surge

A second wave sweeping Europe has hit France with particular ferocity, with cases rising 50 percent over the past week to the highest death tolls since April’s peak. Several...

NEWS + POLITICS

Who Does Mina Kimes Think Is the Greatest NFL Player of All Time?

The ESPN football analyst joins the latest episode of 'The Carlos Watson Show.

The Greatest Threat to Democracy Might Not Be What You Expect

Tweets directed at women more often than not seek to discredit or threaten them.

Jalen Rose on Why It’s No Fun to Be a Superstar

Jalen Rose joins the latest episode of “The Carlos Watson Show.

Undecided, With Just a Week to Go

We chat with undecided voters about how they’re thinking about the presidential race.

What Will It Take, America?

Millions of lives have been lost to deaths of despair.

Samantha Power Speaks Out on the Challenges Biden Could Face

The former United Nations ambassador gives a revealing interview on the "When Katty met Carlos" podcast.

NEW + NEXT

Why Zoom Isn’t the Future of Work

We can only have so many Zoom meetings before creativity hits rock bottom.

Why Small Businesses Need Mobile Wallets

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

Breaking the Black Ceiling

Now's the time for Black entrepreneurs to rise.

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

The First Time Donald Trump Ran for President … 20 Years Ago

Think you’re a political junkie? Well, do you remember the first time Donald Trump ran for president? .

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.

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.

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?.

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