Kathy Macia

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An Enemy of the Kremlin Dies in London

Who killed Alexander Perepilichny?<p>On November 10, 2012, Alexander Perepilichny was feeling a little under the weather. He decided to try to shake it off by taking a few laps around the gated community southwest of London where Russian émigrés like him lived in multimillion-dollar mansions alongside …

Russia

The Lost Years & Last Days of David Foster Wallace

He was the greatest writer of his generation - and also its most tormented. In the wake of his tragic suicide, his friends and family reveal...

American Demagogue

Nearly three decades ago, Howard Kaminsky, of Random House, called on the real-estate developer and self-marketing master Donald Trump at his office on Fifth Avenue. Kaminsky brought along a cover design for “Trump: The Art of the Deal,” its author’s literary début. Trump seemed reasonably happy. …

Donald Trump

The Intercept

https://theintercept.com/<p>Fearless, adversarial journalism that holds the powerful accountable.<p>en_US<p>website<p>The Intercept

Journalism

The Case Against Matt DeHart

U.S. Cyber Espionage FBI CIA Torture Child Pornography<p>Matthew DeHart woke up scared, disoriented and strapped to a gurney in the back of an …

Donald Trump

The Emory University Whistle Blower

Profile in Courage – Whistleblower Support Fund

A Beleaguered Georgia Physician Fights for Patients and Jobs – and Wins<p>By Tom Nugent<p><i>After spending “twelve years in the wilderness” as one of</i> …

The Weirdness of Ross Douthat’s Pax Americana

More on:<p>United States<p>Diplomacy and International Institutions<p>Global Governance<p>Way back when before the 2008 presidential elections, some Democratic …

What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

Religion

The anti-detox diet

Eat better this summer without cleansing, juicing, or cutting gluten<p>Summer is here, which means that there are countless diets promising to help you look good in a bathing suit. These programs claim that, if you severely restrict the amount and type of food you eat, your extra pounds will melt away …

Food

EvidenceProf Blog

This is my fourth in a series of posts about livor mortis/fixed lividity (first post; second post; third post). I've made two claims: (1) it is …

Teach for America’s hidden curriculum

The history of TFA reveals the ironies of contemporary education reform, class inequality and the liberal agenda<p>The job of the American public school teacher has never been so thankless. In states across America, cutting teacher salaries and pensions has become the most popular method for fixing …

“I don’t think it’s wholesome or safe to consume”: Why a former meat inspector is blowing the whistle

Joe Ferguson tells Salon why the USDA needs to abandon its flawed attempt at reform<p>Joe Ferguson knows better than most where Americans' meat comes from. Before retiring last year, he spent 23 years as a USDA inspector working in beef, turkey and pork plants. It was at the latter that he first …

Agriculture

How Linus Pauling duped America into believing vitamin C cures colds

You wake up with a stuffy nose and your first reaction might be to down a glass of orange juice. Don't bother: everything we know about research shows that mega-doses of vitamin C are absolutely, positively useless at fighting colds. All that extra orange juice will do nothing to shorten your …

Vitamin C

Cicada: Solving the Web's Deepest Mystery

How one teenage whiz kid found himself in a world of international intrigue<p>Marcus Wanner needed a little adventure in his life. A skinny 15-year-old …

What We Left Behind

An increasingly authoritarian leader, a return of sectarian violence, and a nation worried for its future.<p>On Christmas Day last year, Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki appeared on Iraqi television to wish his country’s Christian minority—which has been fleeing by the thousand since the American …