THE SHORT: “Lessons from the humanities and social sciences”
by Mary Sue Coleman and John L. Hennessy (Washington Post)
We — one of us a biochemist who leads a large, public university in the Midwest; the other a computer scientist who leads a private university in Silicon Valley — believe deeply that our country’s scientific and technological capacity is critical to its economic future.
But we also have cause for concern.
THE LONG: “The Assad Files”
by Ben Taub (The New Yorker)
Capturing the top-secret documents that tie the Syrian regime to mass torture and killings.
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