We're back! Happy New Year! This will be our last holiday truncated newsletter, I'll have a full roundup for you tomorrow. Hope everyone had a great weekend and that the transition back into work isn't too bad. - Jack
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The First Headlines of 2023
- Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI Dies On New Year's Eve He leaves behind a legacy of soft-handing sexual abuse cases and well, other stuff. via NYT and WaPo.
- Lula Sworn In As Bolsonaro Courts COVID in Florida Again Bolsonaro was wisely out of the country, likely trying to see what exotic disease he could contract in Florida. via NYT.
- Three Police Officers Injured in NYC Machete Attack The suspect was shot in the shoulder by police and is in custody after attacking cops on NYE near Times Square. via NYT.
- Police Arrest Suspect in Grisly University of Idaho Murders Bryan Kohberger was a criminology student obsessed with the violent mind. via NYT.
- Twitter Employees Went Nuts At Bosses After J6 A leaked investigation shows how pissed employees were that their company has facilitated the attack. via Rolling Stone.
ON THE SHOW TODAY
1/2: It's the last day of the Best of 2022! Here Sam and Emma speak with Gary Gerstle, Professor of American History at the University of Cambridge, to discuss his recent book The Rise and Fall of the Neoliberal Order: America and the World in the Free Market Era. Then, the MR Crew revisits the live shows from last year, where Sam speaks with "John from San Antonio" at the Bell House in Brooklyn, and Sam faces off with a local Boston radio host from the Ken Ken & Ken Show at the Wilbur Theater.
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