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The Best Writing on the Web, 4/10/2018

Written by James Piltch

What we are reading and discussing today:

Meet the New Nixon“: William McGurn profiles Sex in the City star turned New York gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon in The Wall Street Journal.

Suicides in Kenyan Refugee Camp: People are giving up hope. And now, they’re taking their own lives: Maggie Fick, Reuters.

Anti-Semitism Remains in Berlin: Attacks on and protests against Jews in Berlin are on the rise: Anna Nemstova, The Daily Beast.

Trump Thrives in New Deserts: A new analysis shows that he won in places where local news was dying: Shawn Musgrave and Matt Nussbaum, Politico.

Zuckerberg Isn’t Going Anywhere: Robinson Meyer writes in The Atlantic¬†that Mark Zuckerberg won’t be stepping down any time soon.

About the author


James Piltch

James Piltch is the editor of His writing has appeared in The Boston Globe, The Washington Post, The Forward, and The Chronicle of Higher Education.