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The New + the Next

The Rise of Dementia Villages — The Happiest Places on Earth?

Coming soon to a memory care center near you: old-school diners, retro barbershops and vintage cars.
True Stories

The Badass Rogue Who Cross-Dressed and Dueled Her Way to Infamy

Was Julie d’Aubigny even her real name? Don’t ask too many questions.
Around the World

There's Nothing Quite Like Mongolian Hip-Hop

It’s Def Jam beats meets throat singing, folk music and horsehead fiddles.
News + Politics

The Dumpling Shop Owner at the Center of an Authoritarian Crackdown

This rising star in Cambodia’s opposition party was forced out of politics — and she’s still under the watchful eye of the ruling party.

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.
Around the World

Meet the RuPaul of Thailand

Worldwide, drag is having a moment.
News + Politics

The Surprisingly Inclusive Economy of America's Opioid Capital

Dayton, Ohio, lags in many ways, but it ranks high in building inclusive growth from the bottom up.
Around the World

Burkina Faso: The World Leader in Combating HIV

The poor, landlocked West African nation has cut its HIV prevalence rate by almost two-thirds since 2001.
The New + the Next

The Rise of the Self-Promoting Brawler

A growing number of boxers are no longer content with just brawling while promoters decide their wealth.
The New + the Next

Why Cities Are Starting to Shun Sewers

Developing countries can’t afford Western-style sewer networks, but their work-arounds may be even better.
Around the World

Can Emperor Yuan Dethrone King Dollar as the World's Currency?

China is the world’s biggest buyer of most commodities — so what happens if it demands to pay its suppliers in yuan instead of dollars? .

The Weekender

OZY Tribe members near and far provide delicious recommendations for your valuable weekend time.
The New + the Next

Is She a Superhero for Artificial Intelligence?

From advising the White House’s technology chief to directing the Partnership on Artificial Intelligence, Terah Lyons is leading the way.
News + Politics

It's Harder to Become a Hair-Braider Than an EMT. Who's to Blame?

This roadblock for small businesses is motivating the left and right to act.

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