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06.01.13

The Week’s Best Longreads for June 1, 2013

From the looming defeat of the NRA to Amish teens gone wild on Facebook, The Daily Beast picks the best journalism from around the web this week.

This is How the NRA Ends
Alec McGillis, The New Republic

A bigger, meaner gun control movement has arrived.

Administrators Ate My Tuition*
Benjamin Ginsberg, Washington Monthly

Want to get college costs in line? Star by cutting the overgrown management ranks.

I Was a Liberal Mole at Fox News
Joe Muto, Salon

O’Reilly hates Hannity. Everyone lives in fear of a call from Roger Ailes. All that and more from eight years inside the beast.

Why Amish Teens Love Facebook
Justine Sharrock, Buzzfeed

For many Amish teens, Rumspringa means hard partying, dating, cars—and Facebook. So much for “What happens in Rumspringa stays in Rumspringa.”

The Death and Life of Chicago
Ben Austen, The New York Times Magazine

An innovative campaign to move homeless people into people-less homes.

You’re Being Hacked
Michael Moynihan, Newsweek

Cyberspies are everywhere. But who are they helping?

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