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A Lost Boy Grows Up

The Trials of Jacob Mach: A documentary follows a Lost Boy who, 12 years after leaving Sudan, has found that the dream of a better life is both all around and just outside his grasp. Jacob Deng Mach…
AUTHOR:KEVIN SACK
PUBLISHED: Dec. 4, 2013
LENGTH: 3 minutes (848 words)
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Top 5 Longreads of the Week

Our favorite stories of the week, featuring The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, SB Nation, Priceonomics and Esquire, with a guest pick by Sasha Belenky.
AUTHOR:Editors
SOURCE:Longreads
PUBLISHED: Nov. 22, 2013

Merrill: Duncan and Popovich: A love story

A young man with a future as wide as the state of Texas once wandered off on a trip to Florida. He was wined and dined and saw his face on billboards. Tiger Woods was there to greet him. "Welcome to…
PUBLISHED: June 17, 2013
LENGTH: 12 minutes (3071 words)

Top 5 Longreads of the Week

5. Michael Jordan Has Not Left The Building Wright Thompson | ESPN | February 15, 2013 | 31 minutes (7,955 words) The former basketball star, at 50 and not ready to retire:"Once, the whole world…
LENGTH: 1 minutes (268 words)

For 40 Years, This Russian Family Was Cut Off From All Human Contact, Unaware of World War II

Siberian summers do not last long. The snows linger into May, and the cold weather returns again during September, freezing the taiga into a still life awesome in its desolation: endless miles of…
PUBLISHED: Jan. 29, 2013
LENGTH: 27 minutes (6897 words)

The Crisis of the Middle Class and American Power

By George FriedmanFounder and Chief Executive Officer Last week I wrote about the crisis of unemployment in Europe. I received a great deal of feedback, with Europeans agreeing that this is the core…
LENGTH: 10 minutes (2669 words)