THR Blog   /   October 24, 2014

The Hedgehog’s Array: October 24, 2014

Notable reads from last week:

"Ben Bradlee, legendary Washington Post editor, dies at 93," Robert G. Kaiser

“For Benjamin Bradlee, journalism was more than a profession—it was a public good vital to our democracy.”

"One-Fifth of Detroit’s Population Could Lose Their Homes," Rose Hackman

“Many families could stay put for just a few hundred dollars, if only they knew how to work the system.”

“The Money Midterms: A Scandal in Slow Motion,” Evan Osnos

“The elections on November 4th are on pace to be the most expensive midterms in history (even adjusting for inflation).”

“Speed Kills,” Mark C. Taylor

“Fast is never fast enough.”

“Inside Twitter’s Ambitious Plan to Kill the Password,” Casey Newton

“Can some powerful new features reset Twitter’s relationship with developers?”

“What is the Value of Toleration,” Piers Bann

“Is the defense of free speech and toleration merely another name for indifference?”

“The International-Student Revolving Door,” Albert H. Teich

“Foreign students shouldn’t have to prove they’ll go home after graduating to get a visa.”

“Obama Talks Up Net Neutrality, But Could Do More to Defend It,” Brendan Sasso

“Obama has avoided taking a position on the most controversial piece of the net-neutrality debate: what authority the FCC should use to enact new open-Internet regulations.”

Plus:

Our own Jay Tolson went on Charlottesville's WTJU to talk about the "War on Poverty" and preview the fall issue of The Hedgehog Review "Thinking About the Poor"—on newsstands November 1! Listen to the interview here! Subscribe to The Hedgehog Review today!