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July 28th, outsourced

Is Jeff Flake too nice for the Senate?

Here is Bill Browder's testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee. He also made an appearance on Planet Money recently, which made for a very good episode. You should read his book Red Notice, too.

The internet gave us some amazing long reads this week. Here is a blog-ish series about some Germans who disappeared in Death Valley in 1996. This write-up is better than most BOOKS I have read this year. (Accompanying map.)

Then there's this series (part 1, part 2, part 3) about some Dutch girls who disappeared in the jungle in Panama.

And finally, this article from the Amazon Washington Post about a woman who thought she was Irish...and then she took a DNA test.


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