The story behind Sarah Palin's new TV channel, a look at three companies making money off of soldiers, a theory of why Scarlett Johansson isn't always on-screen, and more...
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July 29, 2014
Sarah Palin's Low-Budget TV Channel Is Pricier Than Netflix
Behind the paywall at the most rigorous infotainment site ever launched by a half-term governor of Alaska
Conor Friedersdorf
Why Is Israel Losing a War It's Winning?
Six reasons why Israel is on the back foot even as it wins the battle against rockets and tunnels
Jeffrey Goldberg
How to Swindle Soldiers
A new report from ProPublica highlights three companies that have made a business out of suing service members.
Rebecca J. Rosen
How Secret Societies Stay Hidden On the Internet
Inside the surreal recruitment process of a legendary club--or something like it--at New York University
Matt King
Scarlett Johansson's Subversive Vanishing Act
Lucy, Under the Skin, and Her seem like strange choices for the star. But maybe there's a reason she keeps picking roles in which she makes part of herself disappear.
Noah Gittell
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