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Josh Katz’s recipe for shakshuka

Shakshuka means “a mixture” in Tunisian Arabic. I was first introduced to shakshuka by some Israeli travellers I met in Australia many moons ago. This recipe is as good on a cold night as it is for breakfast.<p><b>(Serves 4)<br>For the shakshuka:</b><b><br>2 tbsp olive oil</b><b><br>1 onion, peeled and finely chopped</b><b><br>2 garlic</b> …

North Africa

Trump White House quietly issues report vindicating Obama regulations

It was easy to miss, but OMB demolishes the GOP’s deregulatory claims.<p>President Donald Trump’s administration has been on a deregulatory bender, particularly when it comes to environmental regulations. As of January, the New York Times counted 67 environmental rules on the chopping block under …

Regulation

'Corporations Are People' Is Built on an Incredible 19th-Century Lie

How a farcical series of events in the 1880s produced an enduring and controversial legal precedent<p>Somewhat unintuitively, American corporations today enjoy many of the same rights as American citizens. Both, for instance, are entitled to the freedom of speech and the freedom of religion. How …

19th Century

How technology is designed to bring out the worst in us

“Technology feels disempowering because we haven’t built it around an honest view of human nature,” says tech critic Tristan Harris.<p>In 2011, Tristan Harris’s company, Apture, was acquired by Google. Inside Google, he became unnerved by how the company worked. There was all this energy going into …

Six of the best rice bowl recipes

For each recipe, you need 400g Japanese white rice, cooked by the absorption method: rinse the rice until the water runs clear, put in a saucepan with 520ml water, then cover with a lid and bring to a boil on a high heat. Listen to check that it’s boiling – do not remove the lid – then reduce the …

Onions

The Real Lessons From Bill Clinton's Welfare Reform

The 1996 creation of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program effectively killed cash assistance. Now, Republicans want to use it as a model for the rest of the social safety net.<p>Welfare reform is back.<p>President Trump signaled its return to the forefront of national policy debates in his …

Income Inequality

Big business, not taxpayers, should pay to clean up plastic waste

Plastic is destroying our oceans, yet big corporations are still being given money to produce cheap plastic. It’s time for polluters to pay for the damage they cause<p>A six-year-old boy, Harrison Forsyth, provided us with a much needed wake-up call last week. He called on the boss of Aldi to protect …

Pollution

These beautiful, terrifying maps show how hot we'll get in 2090

It’s easy to be apathetic about rising global temperatures, but difficult when you imagine your own future backyard.<p>There are lots of terrible things about climate change. Birds will go extinct. Bits of Florida will be swallowed up by the sea. Coffee will taste worse. But let’s be honest: we are a …

Climate Change

Trump’s Saturday Night Massacre Is Happening Right Before Our Eyes

The aim of the campaign against the Mueller investigation and the FBI is clear: Obstructing justice.<p>The FBI issued an extraordinary statement on Wednesday, pushing back on the release of a partisan congressional memo alleging the bureau used improper evidence to obtain legal permission to surveil a …

Donald Trump

Trump is engaged in a slow motion Saturday Night Massacre

Donald Trump is firing anyone who gets in his way and trying to lie his way out of trouble<p>Trump and his minions started lying about Russia the minute the subject came up. The reason they lied was to prevent anyone from knowing what they had done with Russians during the presidential campaign of …

Donald Trump

Six of the best winter soups

<b><br>Borscht (main picture)</b><p>Although borscht is most commonly associated with Russian or Ukrainian cuisine, it has been adopted into Georgian culture. Borscht often features cabbage, but here it’s replaced by apple and fennel, which instead add a delicious sweetness to the mellow beetroot.<p><b>Prep</b> 15 min<b><br>Cook</b> …

Onions

Living Well Now: What Does It Take?

<i>Randall Curren is a professor of philosophy at the University of Rochester. His work spans sustainability studies, the philosophy and psychology of well-being, social and political philosophy, and ancient Greek philosophy. You can follow his work</i> here.<p>Parenting, teaching and leading all require us …

Self Determination

15 of the best science podcasts that will make you smarter

Podcasts are more popular every year, which means there's a wealth of audio storytelling to listen to — and many options to choose from.<p>We're here to help.<p>Whether you need something to listen to on your commute or just want a brain-boost while you pick up around the house, you can always trust a …

hair loss

Why Wednesday? The days of the week have a convoluted religious heritage

The origins of our days of the week lie with the Romans. The Romans named their days of the week after the planets, which in turn were named after the Roman gods:<p><i>dies Solis</i> “the day of the sun (then considered a planet)”• <i><br>dies Lunae</i> “the day of the moon”• <i><br>dies Martis</i>, “the day of Mars”• <i><br>dies Mercurii</i>, …

Linguistics

The 100 best nonfiction books of all time: the full list

After two years of careful reading, moving backwards through time, Robert McCrum has concluded his selection of the 100 greatest nonfiction books. Take a quick look at five centuries of great writing<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his 100 greatest nonfiction books list The 100 best novels written in …

Literature

Meera Sodha’s vegan recipe for shiitake pho with crispy leeks

There’s a whole world of mushrooms out there and, much like wine, we can all probably name a handful of them. Unlike wine, however, there are no dedicated menus rhapsodising about their various flavours. This might be because of the dangers associated with fungi: pick and eat the wrong mushroom, …

Vegan Recipes

Data point: Life in Europe

The European Union is supposed to be a single market of goods — but within that single market, there are very different appetites and very different …

The Best Books We Read in 2017

The Atlantic’s editors and writers share their favorite titles—new, classic, or somewhere in between—from a year of reading.<p>Editor’s Note: Find all of <i>The Atlantic</i>’s “Best of 2017” coverage here.<p><i>Bunk: The Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Phonies, Post-Facts, and Fake News</i> by Kevin Young<p>It’s too …

Books

Why 4.5 Billion Years of Fluctuating Global Temperatures Can't Explain Climate Change Today

One of the most commonly used arguments against human-caused climate change is that Earth has experienced severe fluctuations in temperature over its …

Climate Change

Millennials Are Screwed - The Huffington Post

Credits<p>Story - Michael Hobbes<p>Michael is a contributing writer for Highline.<p>Typography - Jason Wong<p>Jason is an art director and graphic designer based in suburban New Jersey.<br>He is also a part of the lettering sketch blog Friends of Type.<p>Spiritual Guide - Becky<p>Becky is an 8-bit creation living in …

New Jersey

Meera Sodha’s vegan recipe for Christmas veg Penang curry

My mother is the queen of transforming leftovers into new wonders, and she comes into her own on Boxing Day, the biggest leftovers challenge of the year.<p>Christmas, after all, is a game of two halves. The first is Christmas Eve and Christmas Day (which I covered in last week’s Food Special), when …

Boxing Day

Top Recommended Beethoven Music Albums

Beethoven music is everywhere, so for the beginner, which Beethoven music albums are worth purchasing? Here are six Beethoven music albums personally …

Tax Plan Crowns a Big Winner: Trump’s Industry

After a frenzy of congressional action to rewrite the tax code, salesclerks and chief executives are calculating their gains. Business was treated with the everyone’s-a-winner approach that ensures no summer camper goes home without a trophy.<p>Some got special prizes. Cruise lines, craft beer and …

Real Estate

Joseph Ellis: GOP is trying to erase over 100 years of history

<b>(CNN) —</b> As Mark Hanna, a Republican senator best known for helping to steer William McKinley into power, famously said in the 1890s: "There are two things that are important in politics. The first is money. I can't remember what the second is."<p>The Republican tax plan is still in the process of …

Middle-class

Orrin Hatch just made the Republican agenda startlingly clear

We can afford a trillion dollars in deficit-financed tax cuts. But "we don't have any money" for children's health care.<p>On the Senate floor last week, just hours before Republicans passed a $1 trillion tax cut, Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown challenged Senate Finance Committee Chair Orrin Hatch: Why …

Health Care

Ronald Reagan tried deep corporate-tax cuts before. They didn’t work

Will sweeping corporate-tax cuts succeed in juicing the US economy and buoying middle-class wage growth? Most assuredly, says the Trump administration, with Congress poised to pass the Republican tax bill.<p>History, however, suggests the opposite.<p>The Trump team’s argument goes something like this: …

Economics

'Would you be willing?': words to turn a conversation around (and those to avoid)

Choose your words carefully and you can get someone to change their mind, or see you in a new light<p>It’s not what you say, it’s how you say it – isn’t it? According to language analysts, we may have this wrong. ‘‘We are pushed and pulled around by language far more than we realise,” says Elizabeth …

Self-help

4 winners and 3 losers in the Senate tax bill

Winner: corporations. Loser: charities.<p>The tax bill the Senate passed Friday is a sweeping piece of legislation, transforming the US health care sector, higher education, philanthropy, and, of course, the federal tax code. It’s a major policy change that creates big winners and big losers across …

Income Inequality
Economics

With a swap and a slow cooker, this onion soup speaks a whole new language

When it's cold outside and you have ducked into a French bistro, nothing spells c-o-m-f-o-r-t like a hot bowl of French onion soup — right down to the bread-borne melted Gruyere floating on top. But that dish is purely a restaurant indulgence, right? Making it at home calls for the cook to stir the …

Slow Cookers