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On the next episode of “Axios on HBO,” Axios co-founder Mike Allen interviews U.S. Secretary of State Tony Blinken.

  • Catch the full interview and much more on Sunday, June 6, at 6 p.m. ET/PT on HBO and HBO Max. 

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On the next episode of "Axios on HBO," Axios national political correspondent Jonathan Swan interviews World Trade Organization Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.

Catch the full interview and much more on Sunday, June 6, at 6 p.m. ET/PT on HBO and HBO Max.

Exclusive: Quartz, NYT vets launch new media company about work

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Quartz co-founders Kevin Delaney and Jay Lauf, along with New York Times veteran Erin Grau, are launching a new media and services company called "Charter" that is centered around the future of work, the founders told Axios.

Why it matters: "There are other media companies that write about this topic — some occasionally and some more frequently, but it's one topic among many things that they do," Delaney said. "This is a driving focus for us."

Biden endorses bill to end sentencing disparity for crack and powder cocaine

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The Biden administration endorsed a bill Tuesday that would end sentencing disparities for crack versus powder cocaine offenses.

The big picture: Supporting the legislation follows through on one of Biden's campaign promises. But it's a shift from decades ago, when Biden spearheaded efforts to pass the legislation that implemented the disparities in the first place.