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William Falk

Editor-in-chief, The Week Magazine

William Falk is editor-in-chief of The Week, and has held that role since the magazine's first issue in 2001. He has previously been a reporter, columnist, and editor at the Gannett Westchester Newspapers and at Newsday, where he was part of two reporting teams that won Pulitzer Prizes.

The soul of a machine
Ones and zeroes.
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The soul of a machine

Rewarding Putin for invading
Vladimir Putin.
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Rewarding Putin for invading

America's metastatic cancer
The Capitol.
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America's metastatic cancer

The next Prohibition
Prohibition.
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The next Prohibition

Acceptable casualties
American flags.
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Acceptable casualties

The NRA's ideal world
Guns.
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The NRA's ideal world

Is it 1938 — or 2003?
Volodymr Zelensky.
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Is it 1938 — or 2003?

A moment of moral clarity
Volodymyr Zelensky.
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A moment of moral clarity

Every couch a casino
Gambling.
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Every couch a casino

We're all snowflakes now
Maus.
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We're all snowflakes now

Our war with natural selection
A COVID patient.
Opinion

Our war with natural selection

Darkness visible
The light is coming
Opinion

Darkness visible

No right to privacy
The Supreme Court.
Opinion

No right to privacy

Joining the war on COVID
A person wearing a mask.
Opinion

Joining the war on COVID

Bannon's radical vision
Steve Bannon.
Opinion

Bannon's radical vision

Death of the ancients
Sequoias.
Opinion

Death of the ancients

Giving notice
Quitting.
Opinion

Giving notice

Facebook's amoral algorithms
Mark Zuckerberg.
Opinion

Facebook's amoral algorithms

Why Denmark beat COVID and the U.S. didn't
An ambulance.
Opinion

Why Denmark beat COVID and the U.S. didn't

The limits of power
Soldiers.
Opinion

The limits of power

How fiascos happen
President Biden.
Opinion

How fiascos happen

Rage is in the air
A speeding car.
Opinion

Rage is in the air

The 'natural' fallacy
The plague.
Opinion

The 'natural' fallacy

Weapons of mass destruction
Guns.
Opinion

Weapons of mass destruction

When it's 115 degrees in the shade
Phoenix heat.
Opinion

When it's 115 degrees in the shade

The two-man space race
Jeff Bezos.
Opinion

The two-man space race

Authentic liberty
Vaccination.
Opinion

Authentic liberty

'Good speech' isn't winning
Mark Zuckerberg.
Opinion

'Good speech' isn't winning

What police reform requires
Newark.
Opinion

What police reform requires

Vaccines and risk
Vaccines.
Opinion

Vaccines and risk

A short history of The Week
The Week.
Opinion

A short history of The Week

A ship-sized metaphor
Ever Given.
Opinion

A ship-sized metaphor

Cuomo's karma
Andrew Cuomo.
Opinion

Cuomo's karma

Vaccine envy
A vaccine.
Opinion

Vaccine envy

On the path of the Know Nothing
Mitch McConnell.
Opinion

On the path of the Know Nothing

Get a better mask
Masks.
Opinion

Get a better mask