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Jun. 1, 2015 The New Yorker

On Jun. 1, 2015 The New Yorker’s Ed Caesar wrote “House Of Secrets” about a huge house ┬ánorth of London is being built and how no one knows who the owner is.

Michael Specter wrote “Extreme City” about Angola. Apparently oil companies control the government and rich people do not pay their taxes. Dissidents are held without trial. Infrastructure is crumbling. The environment is suffering. It would be terrible to live in a country like that.

Elizabeth Kolbert wrote “Why People Want to Get to Mars” about attempts to colonize the red planet. We may make human life on earth impossible. Some wealthy people think it would be a backup planet.

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