Weekly Recommended Reading

Peter Max's dementia spelled opportunity for some, the curious history of crap, and more

Dementia Stopped Peter Max From Painting. For Some, That Spelled a Lucrative Opportunity. Now Peter Max's associates are trading lurid allegations of kidnapping, hired goons, attempted murder by Brazil nut and art fraud on the high seas, from The New York Times

Trump's New Plan Would Require Immigrants to Pass a Test. Here's What Happened When the U.S. Tried That Before, from TIME

The Curious History of Crap: from space junk to actual poop, from Wired

The Politics of Going to the Bathroom Access to adequate restrooms is a fundamental necessity for everyone, but it's harder to come by the less structural power you have, by The Nation

The Secret Oral History of Bennington: The 1980s’ Most Decadent College, from Esquire

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