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After Newtown Shooting, Mourning Parents Enter Into the Lonely Quiet

What happened next for the Barden family.

Fiction: "For All My Strangers"

War, family histories, and place.

Keegan Lester | Hobart | Dec 2017
The Conversation: Seven Women Discuss Work, Fairness, Sex and Ambition

A discussion of how—or if—change is possible.

The Plot to Bomb Garden City, Kansas

The town welcomed hundreds of Somali refugees. Then a private militia decided to go “ISIS hunting.”

Jessica Pressler | New York | Dec 2017
What Putin Really Wants

“His goal is to stay in power another day, another year, and to deal with complications when—and if—they arise.”

Julia Ioffe | The Atlantic | Dec 2017
Spies, Dossiers, and the Insane Lengths Restaurants Go to Track and Influence Food Critics
Don't Stop the Presses

Can local news survive?

Henri Gendreau | Wired | Nov 2017
The Problem with Muzak

Spotify’s bid to remodel an industry.

Liz Pelly | The Baffler | Dec 2017
The Numbers King

The billionaire founder of Renaissance Technologies turns to science.

D.T. Max | The New Yorker | Dec 2017
How a Midlevel School Became The University of Adidas at Louisville

Inside a multimillion dollar scandal.

Steve Fainaru | ESPN | Dec 2017
The Bar Mitzvah Party Starters
Daniel Arnold | Topic | Dec 2017
The New Racism

How the GOP took control of state politics in Alabama, leaving black lawmakers—and their constituents—powerless.

What Happens When the Government Uses Facebook as a Weapon?

A report from the Philippines, “the test lab for fake news.”

How and (Why) Athletes Go Broke

Five years after they leave the league, 60 percent of NBA players have nothing left. In the NFL, it’s closer to 80 percent after just two years. On the economics of professional sports.

Nothing Protects Black Women From Dying in Pregnancy and Childbirth

Not education. Not income. Not even being an expert on racial disparities in health care.

Nina Martin | ProPublica | Dec 2017
Inside Trump’s Hour-by-Hour Battle for Self-Preservation

“To an extent that would stun outsiders, Mr. Trump, the most talked-about human on the planet, is still delighted when he sees his name in the headlines. And he is on a perpetual quest to see it there. One former top adviser said Mr. Trump grew uncomfortable after two or three days of peace and could not handle watching the news without seeing himself on it.”

F Is For Future: How To Think About Public Media's Next 50 Years

On the history and unaccomplished mission of pubic broadcasting.

A Sudden Illness

How the author’s life changed.

The Adopted Black Baby, and the White One Who Replaced Her

Forty-seven years later, two daughters meet.

Wikipedia: Tulip Mania

In February 1637, the Dutch tulip market had grown to the point that a single bulb sold for more than 10 times the annual income of a skilled craftsworker. Then, almost overnight, the market crashed completely.

Wikipedia | Dec 2017