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City Limits: Should public transit be free?

Transit agencies nationwide are facing an existential crisis. Washington, DC’s city council has a paradoxical solution: make subways and buses... more

24 Mar 2023 · 27 minutes
Rep. Frost and David Hogg on what Gen Z wants

Five years after March for Our Lives, one of the historic protest’s organizers and his historic friend explain why it’s... more

23 Mar 2023 · 27 minutes
A tents standoff at the VA

When the Veterans Administration failed to build the homes it promised, unhoused vets built a tent city across the street... more

22 Mar 2023 · 27 minutes
The US is obsessed with China

There’s rare bipartisan consensus in Washington: China is a threat to be countered. Cornell professor Jessica Chen Weiss says the... more

21 Mar 2023 · 27 minutes
7,300 days

The war in Iraq has been declared over by nearly every president since the one who started it 20 years... more

20 Mar 2023 · 38 minutes
City Limits: Beware the Doom Loop

Pandemic restrictions are mostly over, but cities are still struggling to recover. Empty offices threaten to set off a downward... more

17 Mar 2023 · 27 minutes
The “Lean In” era is over

Execs like YouTube’s Susan Wojcicki and Meta’s Sheryl Sandberg paved the way for women in tech. Now they’re leaving the... more

16 Mar 2023 · 27 minutes
The Republicans breaking up with Tucker Carlson

The Fox News host aired a splashy exclusive this month about the January 6 insurrection. Some Republican senators saw his... more

15 Mar 2023 · 27 minutes
The kids defying family court

Two siblings in Utah are defying a court order to reunite with their father, who they allege abused them. ProPublica’s... more

14 Mar 2023 · 27 minutes
Silicon Valley Bank goes bust

SVB’s collapse is the biggest bank failure since 2008. Insider’s Ben Bergman explains why the bank collapsed, why the Biden... more

13 Mar 2023 · 26 minutes
Today, Explained
City Limits: Should public transit be free?
Today, Explained