From the Archives: 5/22/2014 Edition

The case for reparations 

http://www.theatlantic.com/features/archive/2014/05/the-case-for-reparations/361631/

 

The only time I’ve been to Connecticut: The worst informational interview ever

http://the-toast.net/2014/05/20/time-ive-ever-connecticut/

 

Pakistan, worse then we knew

http://www.nybooks.com/articles/archives/2014/jun/05/pakistan-worse-than-we-knew/

 

The truth about Chicago’s crime rates, Part 2

http://www.chicagomag.com/Chicago-Magazine/June-2014/Chicago-crime-statistics/

 

Will you hire someone to do your grocery shopping for you? (yes, please)

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/22/technology/personaltech/online-grocery-start-up-takes-page-from-sharing-services.html

and Let’s demolish laundry! (yay for not doing boring things!)

http://nymag.com/news/features/laundry-apps-2014-5/#

 

Bill Gates on Jeffery Sachs and the Millennium Villages Project

http://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/bill-gates-explains-why-the-millennium-villages-project–though-a-failure–was-worth-the-risk

 

How a Russian medical project funded one of Putin’s Palaces (who still builds palaces anymore?)

http://www.reuters.com/investigates/russia/

 

How Youtube and internet journalism destroyed Tom Cruise (obviously a very timely piece of reporting)

http://www.laweekly.com/2014-05-22/news/the-last-movie-star/?showFullText=true

 

How a bill makes it through the worst(?) congress ever

http://www.vox.com/2014/5/22/5723878/how-a-bill-becomes-a-law-in-2014

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