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Friday’s Reading List

By Taylor Marvin

Image by Wikimedia user Ikiwaner.

Blue into the black. Acacia trees, Nambia. Image by Wikimedia user Ikiwaner.

The best links of the week:

A Hipstamatic tour through Rio’s favelas.

The invention of money.

The alternative US Army professional reading list.

R2Paternalism.

Spencer Ackerman’s on a roll uncovering counterproductive Islamophobia in the FBI.

Related sentance of the week: “The line starts at 3 B.C., implying that baby Jesus was at the extreme of violence” (h/t: Ezra Klein).

Unfortunately “sixth generation fighter concept” is really just code for “someone in our office knows Photoshop.”

France’s burqa ban: women are ‘effectively under house arrest’ (h/t: Andrew Sullivan).

Another mildly disturbing look at the modeling industry: “A distinct ‘editorial’ look is one that sits ‘on the border between beautiful and ugly.'”

Dispatch – Prince of Spades.

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