This is an OZY Special Briefing, an extension of the Presidential Daily Brief. The Special Briefing tells you what you need to know about an important issue, individual or story that is making news. Each one serves up an interesting selection of facts, opinions, images and videos in order to catch you up and vault you ahead.

Special Briefing: What Happens If Having COVID-19 Doesn’t Give You Immunity?

Even as some countries prepare “immunity passports,” it’s not clear post-infection protection is all it’s cracked up to be.

Special Briefing: Could a Coronavirus Vaccine Destroy the Anti-Vax Movement?

Anti-vaxxers are rallying against future coronavirus inoculations, but it could be their undoing.

How Coronavirus Is Shaking Our Food Supply

The world’s food supply chains are starting to fray under the strain of COVID-19 .

Friction Simmers Under the Surface for Dems

Democrats missed their last real chance to shake up the race before Iowa.


The Carlos Watson Show

The Carlos Watson Show brings bold, impactful conversations with culture-defining celebrities, intellectual pioneers and changemakers, spotlighting the voices you need to hear to make sense of this important time in American history.

Special Briefing: The Inherent Privilege of Social Distancing

While social distancing is key to fighting the coronavirus pandemic, it’s also highlighting economic disparity around the world.

Are Harry and Meghan Now Bigger Media Targets?

The Sussexes are trying to forge a new path out of the media spotlight – but they’re also forgoing the scant protections they currently enjoy.

Moments From the Past Decade That Actually Matter

Throughout the 2010s, a few moments marked shifts that will define the 2020s.

Why Unarmed Student Protesters Are Worrying Modi

For the first time, Modi faces opposition from both liberals and nationalists over the new citizenship law.

The Impeachment Charge That Really Matters

One of today’s articles of impeachment has lasting ramifications for future presidents.

Hong Kong’s Vote Sends a Clear Message

An unprecedented turnout delivered a clear message to the city’s leadership.


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.

How a Two-Year-Old Murder Case Brought Down Malta’s Government

Malta’s left-wing government just collapsed over corruption, murder and a cover-up.

Iran Hiked Gas Prices, Then Turned Off the Internet

A fuel price hike has sent the republic into chaos — and leaders are clamping down on freedoms.

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