Daily Briefing

Deep buzz for the content-deprived

Every weekday, while you get showered and dressed, we pluck these dewy- fresh, breaking stories from the info-clogged byways of the datasphere. Pour yourself a cup of coffee and stoke up on everything you need to know, or at least enough to fake it.

It Started As A Tax Cut. Now It Could Change American Life.
Peter S. Goodman and Patricia Cohen, The New York Times | American Life-Changer | December 1, 2017

The bill has been rushed through Congress with scant debate...

Cartoonists On The Front Lines Of The War On Christmas
Politico Magazine | War On Christmas | December 1, 2017

Donald Trump started fighting the War on Christmas early...

CEO Of HQ, The Hottest App Going: If You Run This Profile, We'll Fire Our Host
Taylor Lorenz, The Daily Beast | Live Trivia App | November 30, 2017

HQ has been called 'the future of TV'...

Inside The Revolution At Etsy
David Gelles, The New York Times | Inside The Etsy Revolution | November 29, 2017

How the short-term pressures of the stock market can transform even the most idealistic of companies...

Rigged: How Voter Suppression Threw Wisconsin To Trump
Ari Berman, Mother Jones | Voter Suppression | November 29, 2017

And possibly handed him the whole election...

The Unexamined Brutality Of The Male Libido
Stephen Marche, The New York Times Opinion | The Male Libido | November 27, 2017

Masculinity is a subject worth thinking about...

How LaVar Ball Usurped Donald Trump As The World's Undisputed Troll-In-Chief
D.J. Gallo, The Guardian | Undisputed Troll King | November 26, 2017

The president has finally met his match...

Diplomats Sound The Alarm As They Are Pushed Out In Droves
Gardiner Harris, The New York Times | Pushed Out In Droves | November 25, 2017

Tillerson reshapes the State Department...


Why 2020 Will Be The Year Of The Woman
Bill Scher, Politico | Year Of The Woman | November 25, 2017

Defeating Trump with shards from a glass ceiling...

Time To Pick New Native American Heritage Day
Simon Moya-Smith, CNN | Changing Native American Heritage Day | November 24, 2017

November 27 is also Native American Heritage Day...