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The Best Writing on the Web, 4/3/2018

Written by James Piltch

What we’re reading and discussing today:

Vaping Is Addicting, Too: Teachers say no one smokes a cigarette, but almost everyone is vaping: Kate Zernike, The New York Times.

Will Parkland Make Millennials Vote?: If it doesn’t, their political power and potential will remain untapped, says Jenny Jarvie in the Los Angeles Times.

A Saudi Prince Tells All: From his criticisms of Iran to his support for Israel, Mohammed Bin Salem shared his wide-ranging, reformist views with Jeffrey Goldberg of The Atlantic.

The Life of an NFL Cheerleader: It looks glamorous. It’s not: Ken Belson, The New York Times.


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.