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This year, against a backdrop of unprecedented global upheaval, OZY is partnering with the data and technology firm 0ptimus to build a better way to forecast the 2020 presidential vote.OUR FORECAST: BIDEN HAS A COMMANDING (BUT NOT CERTAIN) LEADDANIEL MALLOYSEPTEMBER 10, 2020OZY
It comes against a backdrop of pandemic and protest that will no doubt affect the season beyond the league simply emptying the stands and conceding a few words of support.WHAT TO WATCH FOR IN AN ABNORMALLY NORMAL 2020 NFL SEASONNEIL PAINE (NEIL.PAINE@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)SEPTEMBER 9, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
The earth — at least the part of it that is California — was no longer a backdrop for our actions, the set of our play.THE CLIMATE CRISIS IS HAPPENING RIGHT NOW. JUST LOOK AT CALIFORNIA’S WEEKEND.BY ELIZABETH WEILSEPTEMBER 9, 2020PROPUBLICA
That’s the surprisingly realistic science backdrop of Biohackers, but that’s where it stays.STREAM OR SKIP? A SYNTHETIC BIOLOGIST’S REVIEW OF ‘BIOHACKERS’ ON NETFLIXELSA SOTIRIADISSEPTEMBER 2, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
This years-long back-and-forth, against the economic backdrop of traditional news media decline, has helped evolve Google’s position.GOOGLE TO LAUNCH ‘ENHANCED NEWS STORYTELLING’ PROJECT WITH LICENSED CONTENTGREG STERLINGAUGUST 20, 2020SEARCH ENGINE LAND
The explosion took place against the backdrop of Lebanon’s economic and political crises that the coronavirus pandemic has exacerbated.BEIRUT EXPLOSION NEARLY DESTROYS LGBTQ GROUP’S OFFICESMICHAEL K. LAVERSAUGUST 10, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
While Benny undoubtedly has benefited from performing in the third-largest media market in the country, other mascots have found success with smaller backdrops.FOR ASPIRING PERFORMERS, THE NBA IS THE BEST PLACE TO BE A MASCOTJOSH PLANOSJULY 17, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
The painted backdrop on the wall of the theatre was still visible prior to restoration and the simple mural was to be restored.OLD FORT GARLANDJAMES T. FORREST
Buildings strewn like a careless giant's toys formed a vague and monstrous backdrop.SHOCK TREATMENTSTANLEY MULLEN
He recognized a backdrop he had seen thousands of times behind the announcer who introduced the news-casts.PLAGUE SHIPANDRE NORTON


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