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WHO Hails ‘Monumental Moment’ as US Backs Patent Waiver

It seems patently obvious. But for the first time U.S. President Joe Biden has said he supports lifting intellectual property rights on coronavirus vaccines in order to increase...

Trump Furious After Facebook Committee (In)Decision

“Radical left lunatics.” That’s what an angry Donald Trump labeled members of the Facebook Oversight Board who yesterday extended the platform’s ban on him. The one-time...

Rage and Chaos in Colombia as Police Shoot Protesters

At least 24 people have been killed during days of protests in Colombia where police have fired on demonstrators and tanks have been deployed in the streets. The demonstrations...

Pandora Targets Millennials With Lab-Made Gems

Lab-made diamonds are a girl’s best friend. Or at least, they’re the environment’s best friend and good for human rights too, says jeweler Pandora, which announced it will stop...

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NEWS + POLITICS

The OZY News Quiz

How much revenue does Pfizer expect to make from its COVID-19 vaccine this year? Test your knowledge.

Getting More Bang for His Bucks: Marc Lasry Sources the Secrets of His Success

Marc Lasry is a billionaire and co-owner of the Milwaukee Bucks.

The OZY News Quiz

What bad news did Rudy Giuliani get this week? Test your knowledge.

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Reality of Afghanistan

The Taliban are strong and well-armed, the elected government is weak, corruption is rife, and government security forces are struggling.

Congressman Hakeem Jeffries Poised for Power? Possibly …

Hakeem Jeffries, House Democratic caucus chair, house manager in Trump’s first impeachment trial, and next house Speaker? Maybe.

Batter Up! Rachel Luba on Life Behind the Dugout

Rachel Luba is redefining the role of a sports agent by adding a woman's touch to a male-dominated industry.

NEW + NEXT

Can Dirty Crypto Turn Clean and Green?

Cryptocurrency mining consumes massive amounts of energy.

The Piano Is Her Weapon of Change in Saudi Arabia

Abeer Balubaid is Saudi Arabia's first professional female pianist, rising at a time the kingdom is taking baby steps toward cultural reforms.

Need a New Heart? Get It From Space

Space stations and satellites could be the most sophisticated factories of the future.

Take Your Ears to the Movies

Raise your hand if you’ve watched one of the best picture nominees this year.

AROUND THE WORLD

Butterfly Effect: The Next Pandemic Vaccines Might Come From Rwanda

The West's vaccine nationalism has sparked a parallel movement for vaccine sovereignty among poorer nations.

Butterfly Effect: Has America Lost India's Trust?

The Biden administration's surprising delay in offering help to one of its closest partners amid a COVID-19 crisis threatens to undermine a vital friendship.

Butterfly Effect: Is Biden Ready for a Hot Summer?

Ukraine, Taiwan and the Middle East look set to boil over, testing Biden's bandwidth and America's resolve.

Syria's Latest Economic Trick: Loot Its Refugees

Syria's economically bankrupt regime is now trying to squeeze refugees for cash to stay afloat.

Butterfly Effect: Is China Ready to Step Up in Afghanistan?

Only China, among major nations, has influence over the multiple factions bracing for a fresh war in Afghanistan.

Figuring Out China’s Next Move

Today’s Daily Dose takes you into the fascinating, fast-changing world of Chinese politics, business, culture and foreign relations.

GOOD SH*T

Hey Batter Batter! The Boys of Summer Are Back!

With the 2021 season underway, we look at what the hell happened to the baseball we knew to see whether it can once again become America’s favorite pastime.

OZY Fest Is Back: May 15-16

Party like it matters at our virtual celebration of bold change and big ideas.

How to Suck Less at ... Starting a Theater Company

Lydia Parker, Yank expat, goes to London to teach Brits a few things about theater … and now she can tell you how to do it right.

The Best Taco in Morocco? Hell, Yeah!

The strangest bedfellows make the best tasting ones.

TRUE STORIES

The Monk Who's Helping the World Navigate Meditation, One Day at a Time

A monk left the monastery and is on a mission to help people explore themselves — and all he needs from you is 10 minutes a day.

The Cold, Comic Crush of Mr. J.B. Smoove

JB Smoove, is one of the hardest-working comedians in show business.

Marcus Scribner Was Going to Quit Acting. Then 'Black-ish' Happened

Marcus Scribner is a household name all thanks to 'Black-ish.

Machine Gun Mundo Against the World

Machine Gun Mundo, a hitman, had freely chosen to be a criminal and that worked.

The Man Behind the Money Moniker: Gabriel Iglesias!

Gabriel "Fluffy" Iglesias's love of comedy and drive to succeed are earning him a spot among the comedy greats.

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