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The Record: Tuesday, January 23, 2018


So you want to talk about race. (You do want to talk about race, right?) Even if the person you're talking to is oblivious, or defensive? Or maybe you're oblivious and defensive? Writer Ijeoma Oluo stops by for a conversation about how we can make the race talk more doable, more productive and more hopeful.

Then, Seattle has been named America's "most hygge city". It roughly means we're cozy. Are we really that cozy? And is cozy a good thing? Crosscut's Knute Berger considers the downside of hygge.

And would you give your measurements to a clothing store if it made shopping easier? No more going in for a fitting, just click and buy. What would you be giving up in exchange for that convenience? We talk with Washington Post tech reporter Drew Harwell.

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