Sunday Reads: Nov. 6
The Washington Post: Partisan showdown erupts in Texas county over election monitoring
Reuters: Toyota is reverting to the production of mechanical keys in some cases to mitigate semiconductor constraints.
The Texas Tribune: Black residents in Corpus Christi file a civil rights complaint to stop Texas’ first desalination plant
The New York Times: How cheap ‘fast furniture’ could soon clog landfills.
Associated Press: Trick or trash: Candy makers grapple with plastic waste.
The New York Times: The return of the American Downtown
Associated Press: Renters face charging dilemma as U.S. cities move toward EVs
The New York Times: Why is New York still building on the waterfront?
The Economist: The risks of Bidenomics go beyond inflation
The Atlantic: The college-admissions merit myth
The New York Times: ‘No jobs available’: The feast or famine careers of America’s port drivers.
The Washington Post: Will the Supreme Court strike down affirmative action in college admissions?
The New York Times: Legal abortions fell around 6 percent in two months after end of Roe
The Economist: Putin suspends a deal to allow grain exports from Ukraine // Vladimir Putin is dragging the world back to a bloodier time
Associated Press: Hurricane Ian’s lucrative cleanup deals generate new storm
NPR: Abortion laws pressure parents who face a fetal anomaly diagnosis
The New Yorker: The right-wing mothers fueling the school-board wars
VT Digger: The push for a ‘just cause’ eviction standard is back in towns and cities across Vermont
The New York Times: He’s an outspoken defender of meat. Industry funds his research, files show.
The Economist: The attack at the Pelosis’ home was part of a dangerous pattern
The New York Times: The shelf life of a 12-foot Home Depot skeleton
NPR: The Public Service Loan Forgiveness program just got more flexible
Taste: The internet’s retro-sandwich sleuth cannot be ignored
The Atlantic: Seriously, what are you supposed to do with old clothes?
The Economist: A candid new book explores Anthony Bourdain’s trials
The Washington Post: NASA captures photo of ‘smiling’ sun. It’s not as cute as it looks.
The New York Times: Julie Powell, food writer known for ‘Julie & Julia,’ dies at 49
The New Yorker: How food powers your body
Boston.com: Cannabis passes cranberries as the state’s top crop
Axios: Biden administration announces $223 million investment in meat and poultry processing to fight “Big Meat”
Wired: Algorithms quietly run the City of DC—and maybe your hometown
The Washington Post: How 3 school districts improved without disruption