Slumdogs, MillionairesThanks to Mumbai’s land reform act, the very rich and very poor have become next-door neighbors.
The Wire vs. TremeDavid Simon hosts a battle of the bands between Baltimore and New Orleans.
New York Should Hate the Voting Rights ActWhy the city is taking a principled stand to defend it.
Foreign InfluenceCan a death row inmate in Virginia save his life by claiming he’s Ukrainian?
How the Founder of the Fugees Became a Big-Time Political Donor Without Anyone Knowing The musical artist chose to fund a super PAC through opaque, legal, and increasingly popular means.
Inside Higher Ed
Criticism Unwelcome The United Arab Emirates blocked an NYU professor who questioned its policies. Is academic freedom at risk?
The XX Factor
Nashville Prosecutors Reportedly Offered Women Plea Bargains in Exchange For Sterilization
The “How Does a U.N. Official Work?” Transcript What’s it like to manage the U.N.’s Ebola response? Read a transcript of Adam Davidson’s conversation with the assistant secretary-general for field support.
“I’d Rather Not Rewrite All the HTTP Stuff Myself” Fascinating early posts from the founders of eBay, Amazon, Google, and others.