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Refugees, Inc.

Bloomberg Businessweek, January 8, 2016

Two Norwegian brothers are cashing in on the refugee crisis. Edited by Brad Wieners.

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How The West Wasn’t Won

Bloomberg Businessweek, January 7, 2016

The economics behind militiaman Ammon Bundy’s occupation of the Malheur Wildlife Refuge in Oregon. Edited by Brad Wieners.

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Rise of a Running Nation

Runner's World, July 2015

Lon Myers was the greatest American runner of the nineteenth century and also a Sephardic Jew. In 1882, he ran a series of three one-on-one footraces against England’s best runner, Walter George, at the Polo Grounds, in New York City. Edited by Christine Fennessy.

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Poison Oysters

Bloomberg Businessweek, April 24, 2015

Imidacloprid is the world’s most popular pesticide. In the spring of 2015, oystermen in Washington state were poised to start spraying the stuff on the beleaguered oyster beds of Willapa Bay. But then my story broke. A surge of other media followed and then the oystermen caved—and scratched all plans to spray imidacloprid. Edited by Emily Biuso.

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Booze, Guns, and Poetry

Men's Journal, May 2015

Arkansas poet Frank Stanford killed himself in 1978, at the age  of 29. Today, novelist Michael Ondaatje calls his work “the most overlooked writing I know.”A look at a great Southern genius. Edited by Larry Kanter.

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