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20 Great Reads of 2015

20 Great Reads of 2015

Zachary Ngin, Book Critic

December 16, 2015

Here is a sampling of the best nonfiction articles of the year.       MEET THE AMERICAN VIGILANTES WHO ARE FIGHTING ISIS Jennifer Percy – The New York Times Magazine “Like Marlow on his way up the Congo, these men seemed to experience a disturbance in their Western consciousness. … These were ...

BP oil spill inspires discussion on environmental ethics

Cassiel Chadwick, staff writer

April 20, 2010

Dear Urban Philosopher: I’ve been watching the news coverage of the British Petroleum oil spill, and I’m horrified by the sheer weight of this catastrophe. I’ve heard rumblings that the United States will be taking the economic responsibilities for BP’s blunder. Is this right? Wouldn’t t...

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