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The Best of BBC News Russian - in English
By BBC News Russian
You can read selected original reports by BBC Russian Service reporters, previously available only in Russian.
All the Apparatus
By John-Paul Pagano
Conspiracy theories, anti-system politics, and our Dumb Era.
The Fifth Column (A Podcast)
Your weekly rhetorical assault on the news cycle, the people who make it, and occasionally ourselves.
By Dan Gardner
Exploring history to understand today and shape a better tomorrow.
By Marcel Dirsus
3 experts answer 1 question in 100 words.
news and views from a broadcaster, columnist and attempted politician.
Blocked and Reported
By Jesse Singal
A Podcast About Internet Nonsense
I Might Be Wrong
By Jeff Maurer
Comedy, politics, and swearing in pretty much equal amounts.
cool but rude
The Free Press
By Bari Weiss
A new media company built on the ideals that were once the bedrock of American journalism.
The Liberal Patriot
By John Halpin
Political and social analysis to renew liberal values and advance American interests
By Bond Papers by EGH
Politics, History, Public Relations, History and Defence from a Newfoundland and Labrador perspective
Analysis and reporting on politics and culture in America. No partisan loyalties. No tribal prejudices.
The Next Level (Ad-free)
The future of politics. With Sarah Longwell, Tim Miller, and Jonathan V. Last.
Three things to read, from JVL.
By Sean McNulty
Get the key Hollywood + Media Biz news to know by 8:30am EST each morning - NOW part of THE ANKLER subscription product https://theankler.com
The Other Sarah McLaughlin's Newsletter
By Sarah McLaughlin
Thoughts about free expression, mostly
By Line Editor
Commentary for Canadians.
By Yascha Mounk
The community for those who believe that a free society is worth fighting for.
The Weekly Dish
By Andrew Sullivan
"To see what is in front of one's nose needs a constant struggle," - Orwell
By Noah Smith
Economics and other interesting stuff
The Cosmopolitan Globalist
By Claire Berlinski
Claire Berlinski writes about international news and trends, liberal democracy and its discontents, and living in interesting times. Her readers and writers join her in what has become Substack's premier salon for the discussion of global affairs.
By Richard Rushfield
Don't eat lunch in this town without it
Jen the Libertarian
By Jen Monroe
Weekly newsletter focusing on our insane political climate from the perspective of an Extremely Online libertarian
By Jesse Singal
A newsletter about science, social-justice-activism, why they sometimes fight, and how to help them get along better -- plus a good deal of other, more random stuff.
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