The Week’s Best Longreads: The Daily Beast Picks for Nov. 12, 2011
The Daily Beast picks the best journalism from around the Web this week. By David Sessions.
The Rising Price of an Israeli Life Ronen Bergman, New York Times Magazine
Understanding the exchange of a single Israeli prisoner for 1,027 Palestinians.
Why Are Our Universities Failing?Anthony Grafton, New York Review of Books
They’re charging students more and giving them less. But that’s only one of the problems.
The Party of the Rich Tim Dickinson, Rolling Stone
How Republicans abandoned the middle class.
The TweakerMalcolm Gladwell, The New Yorker
The real genius of Steve Jobs.
Capitalism vs. The ClimateNaomi Klein, The Nation
Denialists are dead wrong about the science. But they understand something the left still doesn’t get about the revolutionary meaning of climate change.
Drop DeadLaurie Winer, Los Angeles Review of Books
The dismantling of the Los Angeles Times.