The Week’s Best Longreads for April 13, 2013
How a Single Spy Turned Pakistan Against the U.S.
Mark Mazzetti, The New York Times Magazine
What really happened after Raymond Davis killed two men in the street in Lahore.
Is It Time to Forgive Greg Mortenson?
Jon Krakauer, The Daily Beast
Two years after Jon Krakauer revealed that Greg Mortenson’s book Three Cups of Tea was riddled with lies and his charity was being mismanaged, many questions remain unanswered. In a new report, Krakauer reveals that the charity continues to waste donated dollars and Mortenson is still dodging accountability.
Death of a Revolutionary
Susan Faludi, The New Yorker
Shulamith Firestone helped to create a new society. But she couldn’t live in it.
Refugees of the Modern World
Joseph Stromberg, Slate
The “electrosensitive” are moving to a cellphone-free town. But is their disease real?
The Fundamentals of Immigration Reform
Demetrios G. Papademetriou, The American Prospect
To begin fixing America’s broken system, we must be guided by both our highest values and our economic needs.
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