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November 2020

All posts published in November 2020

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Oh, Brother! Tears for Trump

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No arguments — or turkey — this Thanksgiving. Just a cocktail.This Thanksgiving, I’m going to make myself a French 75 and toast the end of a very bad, horrible, no-good year. I’ll be the only one in our family following Dr. Fauci’s advice to “bite the bullet” ... More »

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Sex, Lies, and Video Games

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Oomba was a startup designed to make a lot of money from the games industry — instead, everyone played each other When her new boss started hitting on her, Ronnie* wondered if she might be able to take advantage of the situation. She was 23, and by now she’d f... More »

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The Lady and the Trump

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Unfeeling royals offer no respite from unfeeling Republicans.WASHINGTON — I’ve been riveted all week by the spectacle of the most famous blond phenom on the planet, a child isolated and miserable living inside a national landmark, lashing out and spiraling int... More »

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How We Chose the 100 Best Inventions of 2020

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Every year, TIME highlights inventions that are making the world better, smarter and even a bit more fun. (See last year’s list here.) To assemble our 2020 list, we solicited nominations both from our editors and correspondents around the world, and through an... More »

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Au Revoir but Not Adieu

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For 12 years as a columnist I wore my “heart out after the unattainable.”When I was a younger man, a quarter-century ago, I clambered into the armored Land Rover provided by this newspaper to cover the Bosnian war. It was, at the best of times, an unbalanced v... More »

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President Trump, Pack Your Bags and Be Gone

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Trump wants to preserve, protect and defend only himself.The ruler broods, alone with his rage and shame, undone by rejection, his mind, like Macbeth’s, “full of scorpions,” plotting to overturn facts and destroy American democracy. His lackeys, and only they ... More »