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This weekend, catch up on some of Axios' best pieces of the week:

  1. Mike Allen's preview of a New Yorker article on how we could lose the cold war.
  2. Dan Primack talked with Twitter founder and Square CEO Jack Dorsey about how to be a successful tech company in the age of Trump.
  3. Uber had a really bad week.
  4. Obamacare kept getting more popular... sort of.
  5. We tracked the explosion of right-wing media companies over the last few years.
  6. We looked at what Trump has gotten most right and most wrong.
  7. We buried the click.
  8. We gave Trump some advice for his big reset opportunity, and found out how he's planning to handle it.
  9. The outsourcing problem isn't exactly what Trump thinks it is.
  10. We discovered whose jobs will be lost to robots.

Go deeper

Trump's assault on Chinese tech left loose ends galore

Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

President Trump's haphazard war on Chinese tech has left the Biden administration with a raft of unfinished business involving efforts to restrict Chinese firms and products in U.S. markets.

Why it matters: The Chinese and American tech industries are joined at the hip in many ways, and that interdependence has shaped decades of prosperity. But now security concerns and economic rivalries are wrenching them apart.

Biden's thin, short path

President Biden has a thin, short path to success in his first six to nine months, top advisers tell Axios. His success, or failure, will dictate whether he can hold off both Republican critics — and activist Democrats who want him to go bigger, faster.

The big picture: Biden has to get vaccinations moving and the stimulus bill pumping, so the economy will start rocking, advisers said. That’s why he loaded his White House with veteran loyalists focused almost exclusively on these two topics.

Most states aren't prioritizing prisons for COVID vaccines

Illustration: Eniola Odetunde/Axios

Most states have not made much of their incarcerated populations eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine.

The big picture: Jails and prisons have seen big outbreaks and a higher death rate than the general public, but with supplies still limited, most governors aren't putting prisoners at the top of the list for vaccines.

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