The Week’s Best Reads
The Rising Price of an Israeli Life
Ronen Bergman, New York Times Magazine
Understanding the exchange of a single Israeli prisoner for 1,027 Palestinians.
Why Are Our Universities Failing?
Anthony Grafton, New York Review of Books
They’re charging students more and giving them less. But that’s only one of the problems.
The Party of the Rich
Tim Dickinson, Rolling Stone
How Republicans abandoned the middle class.
Malcolm Gladwell, The New Yorker
The real genius of Steve Jobs.
Capitalism vs. The Climate
Naomi Klein, The Nation
Denialists are dead wrong about the science. But they understand something the left still doesn’t get about the revolutionary meaning of climate change.
Laurie Winer, Los Angeles Review of Books
The dismantling of the Los Angeles Times.