03.02.13 9:45 AM ET
The Week’s Best Longreads for March 2, 2013
The House of Pain
Ryan Lizza, The New Yorker
Can Eric Cantor redeem his party and himself?
We Aren’t the World
Ethan Watters, Pacific Standard
Joe Henrich and his colleagues are shaking the foundations of psychology and economics—and hoping to change the way social scientists think about human behavior and culture.
The Rape of Petty Officer Blunter
Sabrina Rubin Erdely, Rolling Stone
Inside the military’s culture of sex abuse, denial and coverup.
In the Footsteps of a Killer
Michelle McNamara, Los Angeles
From 1976 to 1986, one of the most violent serial criminals in American history terrorized communities throughout California. He was little known, never caught, and might still be out there. The author, along with several others, can’t stop working on the case.
The Tragedy of John Allen
Daniel Klaidman, Newsweek
Did a fine general really deserve such a public humiliation?
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