Sunday, August 12

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Keystone

On the economics, impact, and communities of the international pipeline.

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Interview: Paula Cooper

Talking with the influential New York gallerist.

Saturday, August 11

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Alan Greenspan on His Fed Legacy and the Economy

"Before I met Ayn Rand, I was a logical positivist, and accordingly, I didn’t believe in absolutes, moral or otherwise. If I couldn’t prove a proposition with facts and figures, it was without merit. In the midst of a conversation, she said to me, “Do I understand the thrust of your position? You are not certain you exist?” I hesitated a moment, and I said, “I can’t be sure.” And she then said to me, “And who, by chance, is answering that question?” With that little exchange, she undermined the philosophical structure I had built for myself. "
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Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Black Man

On the O.J. Simpson verdict and the Million Man March.

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Fussbudget

How Paul Ryan remade the Republican Party in his own image.

Friday, August 10

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The High Life and Strange Times of the Pope of Pot

The rise and fall of Mickey the Pope, the founder of a New York City marijuana delivery business.

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Prosecutorial Indiscretion

The story of Donald Smaltz, an independent prosecutor run amok.

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The Undertaker's Racket

An examination of the funeral industry.

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The Last Outlaw

A profile of Merle Haggard.

Thursday, August 9

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Cyborg America: inside the strange new world of basement body hackers

“For the first few days after the surgery, it was difficult to separate out my newly implanted sense from the bits of pain and sensation created by the trauma of having the magnet jammed in my finger.”

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The Square and the Flair

On Mitt Romney’s top strategist—a steroid-dabbling, screenwriting bon vivant.