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Here are some notes and references from this week’s show:
David Leonhardt for The New York Times: “The Lab-Leak Theory”
Nicholson Baker for New York Magazine: “The Lab-Leak Hypothesis”
Nicholas Wade for The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists: “The Origin of COVID: Did People or Nature Open Pandora’s Box at Wuhan?”
Anne Applebaum for The Atlantic: “Other Regimes Will Hijack Planes Too”
The Skies Belong to Us: Love and Terror in the Golden Age of Hijacking, by Brendan I. Koerner
Eric Levitz for New York Magazine: “David Shor on Why Trump Was Good for the GOP and How Dems Can Win in 2022”
Eric Levitz for New York Magazine: “David Shor’s Unified Theory of American Politics”
Here’s this week’s chatter:
John: Mark Mortensen and Heidi K. Gardner for Harvard Business Review: “WFH Is Corroding Our Trust in Each Other”
Emily: Patrick Smith for WBEZ: “Mayor Lori Lightfoot Blamed Gun Violence On Judges, But Emails Show Her Staff Knew It Wasn’t True”
David: Apple Photos “Memories” feature
Listener chatter from Jen Overbeck: Alan Burdick for The New York Times: “So You Want to End the Conversation?”
For this week’s Slate Plus bonus segment, Emily, John, and David talk about the difficulties of ending a conversation that has run its course.
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Research and show notes by Bridgette Dunlap.
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