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The people moving to Detroit are trying to change it. They say it's for the better.
It's not a blank slate The people moving to Detroit are trying to change it. They say it's for the better. by Britany Robinson
Published: March 1, 2015
Length: 11 minutes (2846 words)
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@mashable 1 hour, 40 minutes ago
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William S. Burroughs on Why He Stopped Taking Drugs
INTERVIEWER Why did you stop taking drugs? BURROUGHS I was living in Tangier in 1957, and I had spent a month in a tiny room in the Casbah staring at the toe of my foot. The room had filled up with…
Author: Julia Wick
Published: Feb. 25, 2015
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@longreads 4 days, 10 hours ago
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Nuns and Nuclear Security
The Plowshares movement was inspired by Dorothy Day, a Greenwich Village bohemian who converted to Catholicism and urged resistance to all wars. In the Vietnam era, Philip Berrigan led actions to…
Published: March 9, 2015
Length: 72 minutes (18136 words)
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@NewYorker 11 hours, 48 minutes ago
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Interview: ‘Poor Teeth’ Writer Sarah Smarsh on Class and Journalism
Julia Wick | Longreads | November 7, 2014 | 11 minutes (2,674 words) “I am bone of the bone of them that live in trailer homes.” That’s the first line of Sarah…
Author: Julia Wick
Published: Nov. 7, 2014
Length: 10 minutes (2690 words)
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@longreads 1 month, 4 weeks ago
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Jonathan Ive and the Future of Apple
“So much of our manufactured environment testifies to carelessness,” Ive says. Things are “developed to be different, not better.” Credit Photograph by Pari Dukovic
Published: Feb. 23, 2015
Length: 65 minutes (16373 words)
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@IfmParis 1 week, 6 days ago
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Target has a new CEO: Will he re-energize the retailer?
By Phil Wahba Photograph by Ackerman + Gruber for Fortune The Target executives were taken aback. They had just learned that their new CEO, Brian Cornell, had been out on his own with customers,…
Author: Phil Wahba
Length: 15 minutes (3836 words)
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@FortuneMagazine 6 hours, 57 minutes ago
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The Story Business: Four Stories About Independent Bookstores
“Job title: bookseller.” Every time I sneak a glance at the sheaf of employment forms and tax information, I can’t believe it. That job title is mine, now. It’s a lifelong…
Author: Emily Perper
Published: March 1, 2015
Length: 1 minutes (394 words)
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@longreads 7 hours, 34 minutes ago
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The 50 Best Films Of The Decade So Far — Part 1
Wed Feb 25 14:54:25 EST 2015 As the dust cleared from our Best of 2014 features,
Published: Feb. 25, 2015
Length: 7 minutes (1815 words)
Submitted by:
@ThePlaylist 2 days, 5 hours ago
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Three Miles A Marathon
Rickey Gates June 29, 2014 LIKE TWEET COMMENTS
Length: 14 minutes (3508 words)
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@trailrunnermag 8 hours, 48 minutes ago
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The Legend of Bo Whoop
On December 1, 1948, two hunters emerged from the cool wetlands of Clarendon, Arkansas, and ambled along a country road. The men—Nash Buckingham and Clifford Green—had spent a long…
Length: 3 minutes (870 words)
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@gardenandgunmag 22 hours, 43 minutes ago
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