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Here are our favorite stories, podcasts, and videos from around the Web for the week of June 22.
- Assistant social media editor Lisa Wong Macabasco likes ...
“Paul Krugman Goes for a Knockout Against Scrappy Austerians” by Jeremy Kahn, Bloomberg
“Best graphics and layout of a story I’ve seen all year! Bravo.”
- Staff writer Leon Neyfakh likes …
Flying Tiger Copenhagen: Where All That Glitters Is … Glitter” by Jennifer S. Altman, New York Times
“ ‘You can buy a fridge magnet shaped like a zebra’s butt, or a pig’s butt, or a tiger’s butt.’ Pure fun.”
- Slate’s meteorologist Eric Holthaus likes …
Hillary Clinton’s Green Path to the White House: Will She Be ‘Careful’ on Climate?” by Lauren Gambino and Tom McCarthy, the Guardian
“ ‘There’s really no reason for people who care about climate to be excited about her.’ ”
- Associate editor J. Bryan Lowder likes …
With All Eyes on Marriage, Gays Just Won Another Enormous Legal Victory by Scott Bixby, Mic
“Big news on the ex-gay ‘therapy’ front.”
- Senior business and economics correspondent Jordan Weissmann likes …
“Will Book Publishers Ever Start Fact-checking? They’re Already Starting.” by Boris Kachka, Vulture
“Never believe anything you read in a book.”