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.

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...

Ben Shapiro, A 'Provocative Gladiator,' Battles To Win Young Conservatives
Sabrina Tavernise, The New York Times | The Ben Shapiro Show | November 24, 2017

A searing critique of mainstream liberalism...

The Degrading Ritual Of Sarah Huckabee Sanders's Pre-Thanksgiving Press Briefing
Masha Gessen, The New Yorker | A Degrading Ritual | November 24, 2017

Treated the press pool the way a sadistic teen-ager would treat a group of third graders...

'You'll Never Work Again': Women Tell How Sexual Harassment Broke Their Careers
Molly Redden, The Guardian | Actors, Writers, Assistants, Comedians, And Journalists Speak Out | November 21, 2017

The toll sexual assault and harassment took on their futures...

An Interstellar Tourist Barrels Through The Solar System
Marina Koren, The Atlantic | A/2017 U1 | November 21, 2017

'Don't be sad that it's over.Be happy that you saw it,"...

"I Always Felt Weird Around Him After That"
Christina Cauterucci, Slate | Fifty-Six Stories | November 19, 2017

Fifty-six people shared stories of "gray area" sexual encounters...

A Close-Up On Mysteries Made Of Stone In Saudi Arabia's Desert
Nicholas St. Fleur, The New York Times | Mysteries Of Stone | November 19, 2017

Ancient structures...

'They Want To Know If Trump's Crazy'
Susan B. Glasser, Politico | Secret Back-Channel NK Talks | November 18, 2017

Inside the secret back-channel North Korea talks...

A Policeman's Bear Hug Stops A Suicide Bomber From Killing More
Rod Nordland and Fahim Abed, The New York Times | Suicide Bomber Hugged | November 18, 2017

He did not hesitate to act...