Butterfly Effect: Guess Who Gains From a Burning Jerusalem?

The fresh cycle of violence could rescue Israel's embattled prime minister and bolster the militant Palestinian group Hamas.



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Going Hungry

About 27% of veterans of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq are food insecure — more than double the rate of the general U.S. population. While soldiers of recent wars are the most...

Sleeping on the Streets

Not that the housing allowance is enough to avoid homelessness either. According to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), more than 37,000 veterans were living on...

Claims Denied

But the VA itself is part of the problem. As of April, it reportedly denied more than 70% of claims related to respiratory and other health problems as a result of toxin exposure...

Paying Their Debt

For many, the struggles over housing, hunger and health care are accompanied by a basic challenge: debt. A study from Pew Research reveals that a third of all veterans struggle to...



Briefly with OZY is your morning wake-up, smartly catching you up on the leading news stories of the day.


Butterfly Effect: Can Biden Be a ‘Good Hombre’?

From Haiti to Nicaragua and Cuba to Colombia, Latin America is in turmoil.

Can Citizens' Assemblies Reset Democracy?

At a time when populism and polarization are tearing democracy apart, giving citizens a sense of greater involvement in policymaking could be the antidote.

Butterfly Effect: Chinese Communism Turns 100. Will It Live to 200?

It's a special birthday for the world's most influential political party.


Real Talk, Real Change

Compelling conversations on race to meet the moment.

Butterfly Effect: Big Tech Is Uniting the World ... Against It

Increasingly authoritarian regimes, from India to Mexico and Nigeria to Poland are using American arguments to curb free speech on social media.

Butterfly Effect: The New Sultan of Kabul?

Can Biden advance global democracy by turning to autocrats like Turkey's Erdogan for help? .

Butterfly Effect: It's Time to Wake Up to Nigeria's Nightmare

Africa's biggest economy and most populous nation is on the cusp of imploding under multiple security threats.


The Food That Built America

The Food that Built America tells the unbelievable true stories behind the industry titans like Henry Heinz, Milton Hershey, the Kellogg brothers and Ray Kroc, who revolutionized food, and transformed American life and culture forever in the process.

Breaking the Comic Ceiling: Female Arab Graphic Novelists Make a Mark

A growing band of Arab women is shaping the future of the region's comic book industry, defying odds like their characters do.

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