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The West Has Cornered Putin—and That's When He's Most Dangerous -
Sanctions have backed Putin into a corner. He just might lash out.
What would you do if you found out that you didn’t need to die? Because soon, that could be true.
Illustration by Hsiao-Ron Cheng.
Old fear-mongering coal industry ads: “What time is the electricity on today?”
According to Michael Kiefer, a reporter with the Arizona Republic who witnessed the execution, Wood gasped 660 times before he died. …Wood looked “like a fish on shore gulping for air.” — 2014 Is Already the Worst Year in the History of Lethal Injection
You Are Now Entering the Demented Kingdom of William T. Vollmann
By Tom Bissell
Illustration by Gel Jamlang
I Slept Next to the Wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 -
As a Dutchman, the crisis in Eastern Europe didn’t really hit home. Until it did.
The Article That Told the World About the Holocaust
“There are some things so horrible that decent men and women find them impossible to believe, so monstrous that the civilized world recoils incredulous before them. The recent reports of the systematic extermination of the Jews in Nazi Europe are of this order.”
COVER STORY: Don’t Send Your Kid to the Ivy League.
“I used to think that we needed to create a world where every child had an equal chance to get to the Ivy League. I’ve come to see that what we really need is to create one where you don’t have to go to the Ivy League, or any private college, to get a first-rate education.”