Why we forget our childhoods, a rabbi with a hit squad and a tutor who guarantees an Ivy League acceptance letter — the week's top stories on Longform.
Sunday, September 7
How a Canadian used a Mohawk reservation’s lakes to smuggle tons of marijuana to stash houses in Brooklyn and Staten Island, resulting in nearly a billion in profits, which he laundered through the Sinaloa Cartel.
Saturday, September 6
Friday, September 5
Tony Ma will bet you as much as $600,000 to train your student for college acceptance. If the student gets into their top choice school, Ma takes the cash. Rejected? He gets nothing.
How an education reform effort became the new Obamacare.
Thursday, September 4
A 15-year-old Russian has a shorter life expectancy than a peer in Bangladesh, Cambodia, or Yemen.