04.27.13 8:45 AM ET
The Week’s Best Longreads for April 27, 2013
The Rise of Big Data
Kenneth Neil Cukier and Viktor Mayer-Shoenberger, Foreign Affairs
How it’s changing the way we think about the world.
Inside America’s Dirty Wars
Jeremy Scahill, The Nation
How three US citizens were killed by their own government in the space of one month in 2011.
Our Feel-Good War on Breast Cancer
Peggy Orenstein, The New York Times Magazine
The battle to raise awareness has been won. So why aren’t more lives being saved?
The Limits of Evolutionary Psychology
Thomas de Zengotita, The Hedgehog Review
Can we really find ethical guidance in a natural world shaped by evolution?
Dan Charles, National Geographic
Chael Sonnel Race-Baits His Way to the Top
Tim Marchman, Deadspin
Only involvement in a low-level religious scam could make the MMA star a truer embodiment of American decline.
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