Weekly Recommended Reading

Mental Illness in American Prisons, Paul Ryan's Long Con, and more...

The Tragedy of Mental Illness in American Prisons At the time of his death, following a violent altercation with guards, Karl Taylor was one of thousands of mentally ill inmates who are confined to institutions that are supremely ill-equipped to handle them, from The Atlantic

Paul Ryan's Long Con He betrayed his promises and left a legacy of debt and disappointment, from Vox

Despair, Love and Loss: A Journey Inside West Virginia's Opioid Crisis, from The New York Times

Children of Ted Two decades after his last deadly act of ecoterrorism, the Unabomber has become an unlikely prophet to a new generation of acolytes, from New York

Johnson & Johnson knew for decades that asbestos lurked in its Baby Powder, from Reuters

Demon Underneath: John DeLorean and the Invention of the Future Long before Elon Musk, a visionary automaker showed how ugly the American Dream could be, from The Outline