The Daily Beast’s Best Longreads, June 28, 2014
From, The Daily Beast picks the best journalism from around the web this week.
Constantin Seibt, Tages Anzeiger
An extraordinary political experiment took place in Iceland: anarchists governed the capital city of Reykjavik for four years—and the amateurs achieved some astonishing successes.
Katie J.M. Baker, BuzzFeed
When a tiny university in Canada was rocked by sexual assault allegations, frustrated students fought back by spreading rumors.This is the story of how everyone lost.
Wright Thompson, ESPN
A journey in pursuit of the newly infamous Luís Suarez, who—when he’s not biting opponents—is the most beautiful player in the game.
Justin Horwath, Santa Fe Reporter
How Michael Soutar turned a 34-year prison sentence into freedom.
Eric Konigsberg, New York
Growing up in Brownsville, murder capital of the city, where the rest of New York can feel as far away as the moon.
Brandy Zadrozny, The Daily Beast
Cole Bartiromo’s blog Newsball is devoted to exposing people he considers to be liars, criminals, or frauds—even if they’re underage teens.
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