Weekly Recommended Reading

Guns in America, the legacy of Matthew Shepard, etc.

Guns in America 325 million people. More than 265 million guns. 35,000 deaths a year. And one 227-year-old constitutional right, from TIME and JR

Matthew Shepard: The legacy of a gay college student 20 years after his brutal murder, from NBC News

Gladiator: Aaron Hernandez and Football Inc. The Boston Globe's Spotlight Team takes a hard look at the crisis facing football through the lens of Aaron Hernandez's life and terrible crimes, from The Boston Globe and Wondery

When Trump Phones Friends, the Chinese and the Russians Listen and Learn from The New York Times

A Middle East Monarchy Hired American Ex-Soldiers To Kill Its Political Enemies. This Could Be The Future Of War, from BuzzFeed News

How Facebook's Chaotic Push Into Video Cost Hundreds of Journalists Their Jobs As media companies tried to divine the desires of the world's biggest platform, they fired writers and lost their way, from The Atlantic