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The Deluge A new era of fossil fuels is reshaping global economics and politics — and the planet. [Read onlinePDF] Playboy logoOverdose County, USA Why do prescription drugs kill so many people? [PDF] WIREDOrganizing Armageddon What the Haiti earthquake teaches us about the science of coming to the rescue. [Read onlinePDF]

A Paper Trail of Tears How casino-rich tribes are dealing members out. [Read onlinePDF]

The New Executive Class Forget overpaid CEOs. Even third-tier execs in American companies are getting enormous salaries--as wages and benefits for many workers stagnate or fall. [Read onlinePDF]

First, Do No Harm Faced with a horrific drug problem, Vancouver is trying a radical experiment: Let junkies be junkies. [Read onlinePDF]

Magical Mystery Tour American drug and alcohol addicts are going abroad in search of a psychedelic treatment that is banned in the US. [Read onlinePDF]

Harvest of Pain The long, hard journey from Central Valley seed to caesar salad. [Read onlinePDF]

How the Rabbi Got AIDS A secretly gay and HIV-positive Orthodox rabbi speaks. [PDF]

Farrakhan Talks to the Jews An exclusive interview with the Nation of Islam leader. [PDF]

Lost Vegas Before there was the Strip, there was Fremont Street. [PDF]

The Next Bosnia? Macedonia on the brink. [PDF]

Let's Make a Deal Cuba tentatively opens up to capitalism. [PDF]

When Duty Calls Young Turks are dodging the draft in record numbers. [PDF]

Prescription for Death How painkillers destroyed the town of War, West Virginia [PDF]

The Cruelest Prison Is "supermaximum" Pelican Bay State Prison a breeding ground for insanity? [Read onlinePDF]

Lethal Sting: How the War on Drugs Killed a College Student [Read online]

The Ultimate Forgiveness What motivates people who befriend the murderer of someone they loved? [Read onlinePDF]

Kids Locked Up for Life Should juvenile offenders be sentenced to life in prison? [Read online]

Obama's Drug Past Isn't Hurting Him - But Thousands Aren't So Lucky [Read online]

Burned A brilliant but troubled CalTech student may have been convicted of a crime he didn't commit. [PDF]

Debt to Society: The Real Price of Prisons (This link takes you to the website of a six month investigative project which I edited and produced. I also wrote one of the articles it includes: How We Got to Two Million.) [Read online]

Boyz on the Rez American Indian gangs. [PDF]

Pensioners or Prisoners? A new niche market: private prisons for the elderly. [PDF]

Lucky To Be Alive How dozens of men and women were exonerated from death row. [Read online • PDF]

Look for the Prison Label American companies are tapping a new labor force - convicts. [PDF]

Massive Biometric Project Gives Millions of Indians an ID iDentified: A massive biometrics program aims to scan the eyeballs of every person in India. [Read online • PDF] 

WiredDeadly Weapon In prisons across America, convicts are using smuggled cell phones to run gangs, plan escapes, even order hits on witnesses. These guys may be in solitary, but they know where your family lives. [Read onlinePDF

DiscoverHow Do You Train Astronauts When You Don't Have Any Spaceships? [Read onlinePDF

WiredBaghdad, USA Roadside bombs. Hostile insurgents. 1,200 extras in Arab dress. Welcome to Louisiana and the Army camp known as the Box, where the violence is fake but the fear is for real. [Read onlinePDF

Finding Water from Outer Space A globe-trotting geologisst uses satellites to find water under some of the world's thirstiest places. [Read onlinePDF

Space Invader Robert Bigelow made a fortune from his hotel chain, Budget Suites. Now he wants to launch a network of inflatable, modular space pods into orbit. Uses: Research, tourism…and making contact with aliens. [Read onlinePDF

An Interview with David Simon A day with the creator of "The Wire" and "Treme." [Read onlinePDF

The Father of Lethal Injection He wanted to make capital punishment kinder. Instead, he believes, he made it easier. [Read onlinePDF

Paul Haggis A conversation with the writer/director of "Crash" and "Million Dollar Baby" [Read onlinePDF

Kimberly Peirce A conversation with the director of "Boys Don't Cry" and "Stop/Loss" [Read onlinePDF]

Vengeance is Mom's Meet Dianne Clements, the soccer mom who has done as much as anyone to ensure that Texas' killing chamber remains the nation's busiest. [Read online • PDF]

The World's Disappearing Sand

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/23/opinion/the-worlds-disappearing-sand.html?_r=0

Sand mining: the global environmental crisis you’ve probably never heard of

https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2017/feb/27/sand-mining-global-environmental-crisis-never-heard

He who controls the sand: the mining 'mafias' killing each other to build cities

https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2017/feb/28/sand-mafias-killing-each-other-build-cities

The Deadly Global War for Sand

http://www.wired.com/2015/03/illegal-sand-mining/

Is Shanghai's Appetite for Sand Killing China's Biggest Lake?

https://www.newsecuritybeat.org/2016/08/shanghais-appetite-sand-killing-chinas-biggest-lake/

The Deadly Global War for Sand—Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting Project

http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/deadly-global-war-sand

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