01.26.13 9:45 AM ET
The Week’s Best Longreads for January 26, 2013
The Price of a Stolen Childhood
Emily Bazelon, The New York Times Magazine
Victims of child pornography can now collect damages directly from those convicted of possessing their images. But how much can restitution help them repair their lives?
Jill Lepore, The New Yorker
How much military is enough?
Living the American Dream in the West Bank
Kiera Feldman, Vice
Hanging out with Israel’s illegal homesteaders.
Bianca Bosker, The Huffington Post
The inside story of Siri’s origins, and why she could soon overshadow the iPhone.
The Red and the Black
Seth Ackerman, Jacobin
The economics of a feasible socialism.
Hands Off Our Guns
David Mamet, Newsweek
The individual is not only best qualified to provide his own personal defense, he is the only one qualified to do so.
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