Saturday, June 21
How Hafeez Contractor is creating an alternate India in the sky, where professionsals are “insulated from the chaos that has long hamstrung their homeland.”
Friday, June 20
Adriaan Vlok, a former apartheid leader, seeks redemption.
The gangs of Brooklyn’s Brownsville, an area with the higest concentration of public housing in America.
Thursday, June 19
How the Gingrich-era brain drain crippled the government and led to last year’s shutdown.
The Harvard Law professsor on billionaires, politics and Uber.
The formative years of the Republican star.
Wednesday, June 18
Courtland Kelley knew there was a problem more than a decade ago. He tried to speak up. He sued. He lost.
In Austin in 1973, politicos and hippies could get together and create violent, visionary horror films for $60,000. So they did. The story of how The Texas Chainsaw Massacre got made.
Previously: The Longform Guide to Making Movies.
Ta-Nehisi Coates is a senior editor at The Atlantic. His latest cover story is "The Case for Reparations."
"The writer hopes for change, but writers can't assume that their work is going to cause change."
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