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What to do when you don't know what to say — about Gaza, the Israel-Hamas War, or anything else

By Christina Colón

An interview with Mónica Guzmán, author of “I Never Thought of It That Way: How to Have Fearlessly Curious Conversations in Dangerously Divided Times.”

7 minute read

How Shein and Temu get around US labor laws that ban products made with forced labor

By Hope O'Dell

A June congressional report revealed the two companies are taking advantage of a U.S. shipping provision that allows them to avoid paying tariffs on orders and to “circumvent” a U.S. law that aims to protect Uyghurs in China from being forced to produce cotton products.

4 minute read