The Gimme: What to Read This Week, June 9
What to Read This Week

The Gimme: What to Read This Week, June 9

ICYMI, News: Prisoner Swap Bowe Bergdahl Release: updates at CNN, and John Knefel alleges reporting myths about the case in Rolling Stone Steve Greenhouse reports on the proliferation of “non-compete” employment contract clauses for the New York Times Mary Bates, Zoologic blog at Wired:  Researchers determine that Rats can Feel Regret (go ahead, quip away). Essay: … Continue reading »

The Gimme: What to Read this Week, May 31
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The Gimme: What to Read this Week, May 31

ICYMI, News to Read: The New York Times reports that beleagured Veteran’s Administration chief Erik Shinseki resigns, and many of the comments provide insight. Also resigning, White House press secretary Jay Carney, and Huffington Post’s Katherine Fung posts some of his epic clashes here. Vigorous gender discussion and commentary continues (#yesallwomen v. #notallmen), precipitated by … Continue reading »

The Gimme:  What to Read this Week
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The Gimme: What to Read this Week

ICYMI, News to Read: John Pilger’s punchy article, dissenting from the common narrative about Ukraine, in the Guardian. Timothy Egan, writing for the New York Times Op-Ed,  gets uncharacteristically slammed in comments regarding his defense of Condoleeza Rice, Rutger’s would-be commencement speaker. Ken Auletta, writing for the New Yorker, speculating on why New York Times editor … Continue reading »