OZY NEWSLETTER

Bannon in Trouble

Next week, the House select committee investigating the Capitol riot will vote to recommend a criminal contempt of Congress charge against Stephen K. Bannon, a former top adviser...

Supreme Court Reform?

The preliminary verdict is in.  On Thursday, the special commission appointed by Biden to consider an overhaul of the federal judiciary suggested that adding justices might be...

Deadly Clashes in Beirut

At least six people were killed and 30 wounded during armed clashes between sectarian militias on Thursday, raising fears that violence could fill the void left by the...

Social Media Goes Dark

After out-lasting other social media giants in China, LinkedIn is finally closing its professional networking services in the country.  It is considered one of the most...

NEWS + POLITICS

The OZY News Quiz

Who won Germany's election last Sunday? Test your knowledge.

The OZY News Quiz

What climate pledge did Chinese President Xi Jinping make to the United Nations Tuesday? Test your knowledge.

The OZY News Quiz

Which Taliban leader was reported to be missing this week? Test your knowledge.

The OZY News Quiz

What country announced Wednesday that it would send $31 million in aid to Taliban-run Afghanistan? Test your knowledge.

Pinochet Jailed Her. She’s Demolishing His Legacy

Alejandra Flores Carlos is among a handful of Indigenous Chileans tasked with rewriting the country's Constitution.

Who’s Hot in Washington?

When I first became a correspondent in Washington, D.

NEW + NEXT

Meet the Architect Predicting the Future of Our Cities

Architect and urban designer Cindy Frewen is trying to figure out how the COVID-19 pandemic will accelerate some of the changes she’s been forecasting and transform how we live in the future.

Meet the Man Making Opera History

In 138 years, New York's Met hasn’t put on an opera by an African American composer.

Sky Fall: Meet the Storm Chasers

Meet the band of storm chasers who love extreme weather, going where few do, for art and adrenaline, for science and survival.

AROUND THE WORLD

Butterfly Effect: Merkel’s Last Act Shows Democracy at Work

Germany’s elections show that there's space for centrist politics to grow — and why America's two-party system might be holding it back.

Butterfly Effect: Hey America, Learn From South America

The US has long been a shining example to the rest of the Americas.

Butterfly Effect: The Truth Behind Macron’s Trumpian Tantrums

America’s differences with its European allies go much deeper than a fleet of submarines.

The Colonial Past of the King of Mangoes

From Portuguese colonizers to the British monarchy, the Alphonso has charmed generations of the world's elite.

Butterfly Effect: Ready to Gulp Down Some Climate Guilt?

Should an Ethiopian farmer take the blame for the carbon emissions from coffee sipped in a San Francisco café? The answer could determine whether we manage to save the world.

GOOD SH*T

12 Books You Need To Read

Summer is coming to a close in the Northern Hemisphere.

The Hidden Wonders of Latin America

When it comes to popular depictions of Latin America and its culture, shallow stereotypes of what is a profoundly diverse region abound.

If We Ever Go On Vacations Again

If this COVID crap ever ends, you'll want to get away.

The Funniest Listens of the Week

Everyone can use a good laugh.

Ready to Be Hypnotized by Tasmania’s Rainforests?

From soft sand and wild rivers to long trekking trails, Tarkine in Tasmania has you covered.

Love Fiction? We've Got Some Podcasts for You

This week on Wherever You Get Your Podcasts, we showcase some of the best scripted fiction podcasts, many of which are heading to the small screen.

TRUE STORIES

The Horror of Being Haunted by Mattress Firm

What do you do when the firm that makes your mattress starts messing with your head? Call incessantly and ask why? Yup!.

How McDonald's and Kanye West Helped Create John Legend

John Legend joins the latest episode of 'The Carlos Watson Show' for a deep dive into his upbringing.

Meet the OZY Genius Who's Making Arts Programs More Accessible

OZY Genius Award winner Grace Fisher caught a rare disease that paralyzed her from the neck down.

Listen to 'Flashback': Your Unintended Consequences

A round-up of the best surprising stories from history submitted by listeners of Flashback.

VANISHED: 6 Unsolved and Baffling Disappearances

A lanky stranger in a beach town, with a fake ID and a final departure.

Listen to 'Flashback': The Hockey Injury That Launched Air Travel

Why the story of human flight begins on a frozen pond in Dayton, Ohio.

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