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Articles I liked from the week of May 7th, 2017.

  1. The Doomsday Scam - The New York TimesT he hunt for the ultimate weapon began in January 2014, when Abu Omar, a smuggler who fills shopping lists for the Islamic State, met a jihadist commander in…

  1. Staying ClassySiderea writes an essay on class in America. You should read it. In case you don’t, here’s the summary: 1. People tend to confuse social class with economic…
  2. Review: Wolfen (1981) / Boing BoingWolfen stars Albert Finney as Dewey, a grizzled NYC detective assigned to figure out why a rich developer gentrifying the Bronx got mutilated and spread over an…

  1. Inside the New Suburban Crisis - CityLabThe suburban crisis will not be televised. (Eric Thayer/Reuters) Once the key driver of the American dream, the suburbs have reached the end of a long era of…
  2. A Brief History of Presidential Art(Photo: Youtube) It's a rite of passage for a president to pen his memoirs after leaving office. But a political crime thriller? That's a daring move for the…