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Career High

From testimony given at a grand-jury hearing last year by Sonja Farak, a former chemist at the Massachusetts State Crime Laboratory, in Amherst. In 2014, Farak pleaded guilty to tampering…

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Om Economics

From a memorandum sent in February to the Dennis-Yarmouth Regional School District, in Massachusetts, by the National Center for Law and Policy, a legal-defense organization. The letter, written on behalf…

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Killer Bunny in the Sky

A drone war begins between vegans and hunters

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Black Hat, White Hat

By Masha Gessen, from The Brothers: The Road to an American Tragedy, out last month from Riverhead Books. Gessen is the author of several books, including The Man Without a…

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PBS Self-Destructs

And what it means for viewers like you

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The Trees Step Out of the Forest

By Barbara Ehrenreich, from Living with a Wild God, out next month from Twelve. Ehrenreich, a longtime contributor to Harper’s Magazine, is the author of many books, including, most recently,…

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Saving Your Children from a Harvard Education

In 1972, the economics department at Harvard denied tenure to the leftist professor Samuel Bowles. Responding to the decision in the Harvard Crimson, Bowles asserted that he had been passed…

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Summer people

The royalty of Wellfleet woods

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August 2011

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