Below, our favorite stories of the week. Kindle users, you can also get them as a Readlist.
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Evan Osnos | New Yorker | Dec. 14, 2014 | 51 minutes (12,752 words)
Can UN Ambassador Samantha Power reconcile her ardent human-rights interventionism with the pragmatism necessary to guide American policy?
John Gibler | The California Sunday Magazine | Dec. 19, 2014 | 24 minutes (6,043 words)
“This is what we know. The police, aided by gunmen, killed three people, wounded more than 20, and disappeared 43.”
Nicholas Carlson | New York Times Magazine | Dec. 17, 2014 | 29 minutes (7,233 words)
From Carlson’s new book, a critical insider account of Marissa Mayer’s various attempts to save Yahoo.
Adrian Chen | MIT Technology Review | Dec. 18, 2014 | 16 minutes (4,212 words)
Chen talks to journalists and researchers in Sweden who are trying to unmask anonymous commenters who leave hateful messages online. Questions about privacy arise.
Susie Cagle | Next City | Dec. 15, 2014 | 11 minutes (2,861 words)
An illustrated examination of the question: Is it possible for a city to welcome new investment and avoid displacing its residents at the same time?