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Vox was launched at Vox Media in 2014 by founders Ezra Klein, Melissa Bell, and Matthew Yglesias. Politics Apr 25, 2021, Sunday
In Oklahoma, Florida, and other states, Republicans are passing laws that make it easier to run over protesters - Vox
GOP lawmakers are responding to Black Lives Matter protests with anti-protest bills.
cover Politics Apr 09, 2021, Friday
Biden’s first budget proposal embraces bigger government - Vox
Biden’s new $1.5 trillion budget proposal includes: —Support for more jobs —An expanded social safety net —A bigger investment in public health —Efforts against climate change —Addressing racial inequality —A defense spending increase
cover Politics Mar 31, 2021, Wednesday
What’s in the $2 trillion jobs bill? Joe Biden’s American Jobs Act, explained. - Vox
President Joe Biden proposed his opening bid on Wednesday for a $2 trillion infrastructure package that pushes the US toward a clean energy economy.
cover Media Mar 15, 2021, Monday
Facebook is doing its best to counter anti-vaccination damage done by Facebook - Vox
On Monday, Facebook revealed a plan aimed at getting 50 million people vaccinated, the latest in a string of efforts by the social media company to combat the Covid-19 pandemic and the misinformation that has thrived on its platform.
cover Media Mar 09, 2021, Tuesday
Vaccine misinformation has been spreading on Facebook and Instagram for years - Vox
Facebook critics say the anti-vaccination communities that have flourished on the platform are fueling Covid-19 vaccine hesitancy.
cover Politics Mar 08, 2021, Monday
Georgia Republicans aim to repeal no-excuse absentee voting by introducing bills that weaken voting rights - Vox
Georgia Republicans passed no-excuse absentee voting in 2005. Now they want to end it.
cover Media Mar 02, 2021, Tuesday
The story of YouTube: Recode’s Land of the Giants Google podcast - Vox
YouTube is a place where you can watch everything — great stuff, dumb stuff, useful stuff, dangerous stuff. And it’s a place where you can upload almost anything, if you’re inclined. Google is an open platform, meant to quickly distribute anything and everything, without any friction getting in the way.
0 Politics Feb 13, 2021, Saturday
The Senate acquits former President Donald Trump of inciting an insurrection - Vox
A majority of senators found Trump guilty, but they did not reach the 67-vote threshold needed to convict.
cover Politics Jan 26, 2021, Tuesday
Biden’s new actions to boost Covid-19 vaccines, explained - Vox
Biden will announce 3 new Covid-19 federal responses: —Increase vaccine supply to states to ~10 million a week. —Provide vaccine count estimates to states at least 3 weeks in advance. —Purchase 100 million doses of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines each.
cover Politics Jan 26, 2021, Tuesday
Biden confronts Putin and Russia in their first call - Vox
President Joe Biden had his first call with Russian President Vladimir Putin since taking office
cover Politics Jan 25, 2021, Monday
Why Mitch McConnell relented on a Senate filibuster stand-off - Vox
McConnell didn’t get all he’d hoped, but got some Democrats to reaffirm their commitment to the filibuster.
0 Politics Jan 25, 2021, Monday
What’s next for Trump’s Senate impeachment trial - Vox
The House transmitted its article of impeachment to the Senate. Here’s what we know about the trial.
0 Politics Jan 15, 2021, Friday
Georgia Senate runoffs: How Democrats flipped both Georgia seats - Vox
How Democrats flipped two long-shot Senate seats in Georgia.
0 Media Jan 12, 2021, Tuesday
VOA White House reporter reassigned after asking Pompeo about Capitol riot - Vox
This is a bad signal to send to the rest of the world about how to treat a free press.
cover Politics Jan 12, 2021, Tuesday
Trump’s second impeachment, explained: 7 questions answered - Vox
Is conviction a real possibility? When will the Senate trial be — and can they even hold one?
0 Politics Jan 07, 2021, Thursday
Congress votes to certify Biden’s electoral victory and Trump’s loss - Vox
After a chaotic day, the election result stood.
cover Politics Jan 06, 2021, Wednesday
Here’s what the world is saying about the insurrection at the US Capitol - Vox
World leaders express shock, condemnation, and schadenfreude about the insurrection at the US Capitol.
cover Politics Jan 06, 2021, Wednesday
Trump supporters storm US Capitol - Vox
At least one person was killed as Trump supporters swarmed the Capitol building, disrupting Joe Biden’s certification as president.
cover Tech Jan 06, 2021, Wednesday
Facebook and Twitter ban Trump’s accounts temporarily after Capitol insurrection - Vox
Social media companies are going to new lengths to limit the reach of Trump’s incitement to violence.
cover Politics Dec 30, 2020, Wednesday
Joe Biden names former Facebook lawyer Jessica Hertz as White House staff secretary - Vox
Joe Biden’s selection of Jessica Hertz to a powerful role has stirred the debate over tech’s influence in Washington.
cover Politics Dec 28, 2020, Monday
Stimulus checks: Spouses and children of undocumented immigrants are eligible for aid - Vox
The new coronavirus aid package fills a critical gap in relief for some mixed-status families.
cover Culture Dec 21, 2020, Monday
Best of 2020: TV shows, music, video games, and more - Vox
From Taylor Swift’s twofer to a video game set in hell, these pop culture things got us through 2020.
cover Politics Dec 19, 2020, Saturday
How Russian hackers infiltrated the federal government - Vox
the hackers are a Russian group called Cozy Bear, also known as APT29
cover Media Dec 12, 2020, Saturday
A Wall Street Journal op-ed on Jill Biden is criticized for pairing sexism with academic elitism - Vox
The article has been roundly criticized for attacking Biden for using the title "doctor" before her name.
Opinion WSJ
0 Politics Dec 11, 2020, Friday
Can Joe Biden cancel student loan debt without Congress? - Vox
The debate over Joe Biden canceling student debt, explained
0 Politics Dec 09, 2020, Wednesday
The two competing stimulus proposals, explained - Vox
The bipartisan Senate stimulus plan and the White House’s plan handle unemployment insurance very differently.
cover Law Dec 08, 2020, Tuesday
Congress faces stimulus and government funding deadlines in December - Vox
12 million people could lose their unemployment insurance if Congress doesn’t take more action on stimulus.
cover Politics Dec 03, 2020, Thursday
Georgia Senate poll suggests Trump’s “voter fraud” lies are hurting the GOP - Vox
Trumpy calls to boycott the election could help throw Senate runoffs to the Democrats.
cover News Nov 27, 2020, Friday
Fake news in Asian American communities can affect elections. Organizers are worried. - Vox
Language diversity within the AAPI community means misinformation is difficult to track.
cover Politics Nov 27, 2020, Friday
Black Lives Matter has its eyes on Biden and the Georgia Senate election runoffs - Vox
Founder Patrisse Cullors on the Senate runoffs, the impact of the protests, and what the movement wants from the Biden administration.
0 Politics Nov 19, 2020, Thursday
Joe Biden’s executive agenda: 10 things he can do without the Senate - Vox
0 News Nov 14, 2020, Saturday
Trump’s far-fetched legal campaign to question the election seems to be falling apart- Vox
Trump is losing lawsuits in key states — and has lost some key members of his legal team as well.
cover News Nov 13, 2020, Friday
The crisis isn’t Trump. It’s the Republican Party. - Vox
Anne Applebaum wrote the book on why people choose to collaborate with authoritarian regimes. So what does she think of the GOP?
cover Health Nov 13, 2020, Friday
The second White House coronavirus outbreak: Mark Meadows, the Secret Service, and more - Vox
Mark Meadows and Ben Carson were among the infected, plus an outbreak among the Secret Service.
cover Politics Nov 13, 2020, Friday
Police reform measures were a winner this election - Vox
These local ballot measure wins are just a first step in a "multi-year" fight to rethinking policing, activists say.
0 Tech Nov 12, 2020, Thursday
How Biden’s FCC could fix America’s internet - Vox
The FCC can bring back net neutrality and help Americans stay connected during the pandemic — if everything goes its way now.
0 Health Nov 10, 2020, Tuesday
Pfizer and BioNTech’s Covid-19 vaccine is a cause for optimism — and also skepticism - Vox
Vaccine science by press release has to stop. the news didn’t come with any detailed data, regulatory review, published study, or preprint. In fact, the trial isn’t even completed.
0 Politics Oct 28, 2020, Wednesday
The Supreme Court’s new Pennsylvania decision is a threat to voting rights - Vox
The upshot of this Supreme Court order: Pennsylvania voters, if you haven’t voted yet, do not vote by mail — vote some other way.
0 Bussiness Oct 28, 2020, Wednesday
5 fact-checks of Senate’s hearing on Facebook, Google, and Twitter - Vox
We took a closer look at the unproven claims lawmakers made about Facebook, Google, and Twitter.
0 Media Oct 28, 2020, Wednesday
The Instagram aesthetic that made QAnon mainstream - Vox
Conspiracy theory researchers explain how QAnon spread through Instagram.
0 Bussiness Oct 26, 2020, Monday
How to regulate Facebook and Twitter: Hunter Biden allegations rekindle debate - Vox
0 News Oct 26, 2020, Monday
What to know for early voting: No political shirts and probably no ballot selfies - Vox
You probably shouldn’t take ballot selfies either.