The New Yorker Summaries and Reviews

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As the caliphate crumbles, rival movements struggle for the soul of Sunni jihadism.

Robin Wright

The New Yorker, 2016

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If most voters are uninformed, who should make decisions about the public’s welfare?

Caleb Crain

The New Yorker, 2016

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Is the head of Y Combinator fixing the world, or trying to take over Silicon Valley?

Tad Friend

The New Yorker, 2016

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Research into psychedelics, shut down for decades, is now yielding exciting results.

Michael Pollan

The New Yorker, 2015

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Om Malik

The New Yorker, 2016

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Many Katrina Victims Left New Orleans for Good. What Can We Learn from Them?

Malcolm Gladwell

The New Yorker, 2015

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