Sunday Reads: June 6

Happy weekend Great Falls! Enjoy the sunshine!

The Washington Post: The backstory for ‘A River Runs Through It’ has arrived, 45 years later

ProPublica: Hundreds of PPP loans went to fake farms in absurd places

The New York Times: New NASA missions will study Venus, a world overlooked for decades

Wired: Hacker lexicon: What is a supply chain attack?

Christian Science Monitor: For Native Americans higher ed support still falls short

NPR: Half of states are ending pandemic jobless aid early, and the economy could suffer

Food and Wine: How viral recipes shut out BIPOC food creators

Associated Press: ‘So I raped you.’ Facebook message renews fight for justice

Tech Crunch: COVID-19 revealed the fragility of supply chains

NPR: Biden’s budget proposal reverses a decades-long ban on abortion funding

Kaiser Health News: Little-known illnesses turning up in COVID long-haulers

The Washington Post: Even in the face of surging grocery prices, retail beef and pork prices cause sticker shock

Reuters: Cyber attack hits JBS meat works in Australia, North America

The Washington Post: Colonial hack exposed government’s light-touch oversight of pipeline cybersecurity

The New York Times: How the world ran out everything

The Associated Press: Who benefits? U.S. debates fairest way to share spare vaccine

Wired: This arcane manual could pave the way to more human-friendly cities

PBS News Hour: How community colleges are retooling to bring students back post-pandemic

Wired: What does the city of the future look like? Oakland

The New York Times: Solving the world’s problems at the Venice Architecture Biennale

The Washington Post: Love them or hate them, Crocs are back

NPR: Sackler family empire poised to win immunity from opioid lawsuits

The New York Times: The life and death of your jeans

The Week: The female price of male pleasure

The Flathead Beacon: On the rise: Developers have bold plans for Kalispell’s core area, with an emphasis on mixed-use projects designed to create attainable housing and promote downtown commerce

NPR: Advocates fear Montana’s new ballot law could harm voters who struggle to be heard