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The Self-Made Man
The story of America’s most pliable, pernicious, irrepressible myth.
Rehtaeh Parsons Was the Most Famous Victim in Canada. Now, Journalists Can’t Even Say Her Name.
John Hodgman on Why He Wore a Blue Dress to Impersonate Ayn Rand
Naomi Klein Is Wrong
Multinational corporations are doing more than governments to halt climate change.
Transparent Is the Fall’s Only Great New Show
Amazing Images From Hong Kong’s Umbrella Revolution
Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protesters take to the streets, with firm grips on their rights and their umbrellas.
Lena Dunham, the Book
More shtick than honesty in Not That Kind of Girl.