On Amir Taaki and Cody Wilson, two anarchists with a history of creating controversial software, and their dream of an economy based on untraceable, uncontrollable money.
Friday, July 11
A 2011 profile of LeBron James, originally meant to run in Port, that was killed by Nike.
Thursday, July 10
The salacious correspondence between the President and his mistress.
How divisions between Nigeria’s Muslim North and Christian South resulted in the birth of terror’s most ruthless movement.
Excerpted from The Hunt for Boko Haram.
Dov Charney’s struggle to keep control of American Apparel.
Wednesday, July 9
A profile of Model View Culture founder Shanley Kane.
"If you're a writer, and you're not an asshole, you want the maximum number of people to read your stuff. There's nothing wrong with that. There's no great glory in cultivating some niche audience. I do this work because I believe in what I'm doing. I'm not trying to compromise my principles or my standards to get a larger audience. But once I've written the thing of which I feel confident and proud, which I feel is ethically and journalistically sound, I then want the maximum number of people to read it."
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The 50,000-word story of Microsoft’s antitrust case.
A reporter encounters the echoes of family and the struggle for civil rights in Mississippi.
The dispute over what may be the biggest sunken treasure ever found – and who gets to keep it.
Tuesday, July 8
A profile of the boxer Floyd Patterson, after a painful loss to Sonny Liston.