Weekly Must Reads

The Delhi rape case trial begins today. Worth following/keeping up on. A friend of the victim, a man who was on the bus when she was attacked, testified for the prosecution.

Ever think about the person behind Obama’s famed oratories besides Obama? The president’s speechwriter, Jon Favreau, is stepping down after seven years: President Obama’s head speechwriter is departing

I know next to nothing about drones and have a hard time reading articles about them, though I want to know more. The cover story for last week’s TIME Magazine was different — engaging, easy to understand, from a different perspective. Also gives a very valuable opinion on what drones mean for America and the future. Worth a read: What Happens When Drones Return to America

Are you as obsessed with Lena Dunham’s “Girls” as I am? Maybe not, but on the off chance you are even just a little, this New Yorker piece is a good one: “Girls,” “Enlightened” and the Comedy of Cruelty

And must looks: From the NYT Lens Blog, Pictures of the Day and An X-Ray of Russian Corruption


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