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Which Property Brother Is Better at Home Design?

"Property Brothers" fans, rejoice! Drew and Jonathan Scott are finally premiering the seventh season of their HGTV show "Brother vs. Brother" on Wednesday.This time, the Scott brothers are facing off in Los Angeles with two new homes and (as always) a heaping dose of sibling rivalry.In fact, this season is sure to have an exceptionally…

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The Suburbs Are Still Hell

Before he vaulted to infamy in August for allegedly shooting three people and killing two in the streets of Kenosha, Wisconsin, Kyle Rittenhouse led a regular teenager’s life in the Illinois village of Antioch. Its slogan is “Authentic by Nature.” It’s the type of slogan, and Antioch the type of town, that Donald Trump wants…

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How to Break a Big Pharma Monopoly on a Covid-19 Vaccine

In mid-July, the U.S. media lit up with a big story about the global race for a Covid-19 vaccine. State-backed Russian hackers, it was alleged, were poking around the vaccine trade secrets of U.S., Canadian, and British drug companies. This was framed as a serious national security issue, as if Moscow was seeking recipes for…

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