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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)
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)
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)
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…
Source: espn.go.com
Published: June 17, 2013
Length: 12 minutes (3071 words)
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)
How St. Louis County, Missouri profits from poverty
On March 20th in the St. Louis County town of Florissant, someone made an illegal U-turn in front of Nicole Bolden. The 32-year-old black single mother hit her brakes, but couldn’t avoid a collision.…
Author: Radley Balko
Published: Sept. 3, 2014
Length: 56 minutes (14016 words)
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
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