Weekly Recommended Reading

The Man Behind the Trump Dossier, Bleeding Chicago and more

Christopher Steele, the Man Behind the Trump Dossier How the ex-spy tried to warn the world about Trump's ties to Russia, from The New Yorker

Can Venezuela Be Saved? As a nation unwinds, Leopoldo López, the opposition's most prominent leader, sits under house arrest and contemplates what might still be possible, from The New York Times Magazine

The Bleeding of Chicago America's third-largest city has built one of the world's best trauma care systems. But that success might be obscuring the true scale of its gun violence from City Lab

The Unwelcome Revival of ‘Race Science' Its defenders claim to be standing up for uncomfortable truths, but race science is still as bogus as ever, from The Guardian

Ronnie Long Has Spent Four Decades Behind Bars for a Rape He Says He Didn't Commit. There's Reason to Think He Got a Raw Deal, from Indy Week

Jerry and Marge Go Large Gaming the Lottery Seemed as Good a Retirement Plan as Any, from Huffington Post Highline