Sunday, September 28, 2014

Time Served   

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Harley Rustad, writing for The Walrus: When its gates shut for the final time in September 2013, Kingston Penitentiary was among North America’s oldest operating prisons. Notorious killers—Paul Bernardo, Clifford Olson, Russell Williams—slept in its cells and exercised in its … Continue reading →

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Fighting for identity   

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The Economist: In her parents’ bare brick-built shack in southern Beijing, Li Xue sifts through piles of court verdicts, petitions and other papers that record her family’s struggle for most of the 20 years of her life to secure a … Continue reading →

Monday, June 9, 2014

The Great Smartphone War   

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Kurt Eichenwald, writing for Vanity Fair: Across Samsung, the message was heard: the company needed to come out with its own “iPhone”—something beautiful and easy to use with just that dollop of “cool”—and fast. Emergency teams were thrown together, and … Continue reading →

Thursday, January 9, 2014

The fall of the house of Tsarnaev   

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The Boston Globe: Tamerlan, the eldest, started hearing the voice as a young man. It disturbed him. It frightened him, as the voice inside grew more insistent. It may in the end have directed him. Dzhokhar, the youngest, was the … Continue reading →