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

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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

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James Piltch

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