Recommended Long Read #1: “A Dream of a Secular Utopia in ISIS’ Backyard”

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Lynsey Addario for The New York Times

‘This is my classroom,’’ she said, sweeping her arms out across the devastated village. ‘‘World history.’’

Following yesterday’s referendum in Turkey giving the presidency far greater powers than some might deem wise, it is worth re-reading this article.  As well as giving some indication of how we got here, it’s also a reminder of how bat-shit crazy the world is. I mean, hippies? In Vermont?

“A Dream of a Secular Utopia in ISIS’ Backyard” by Wes Inzinna, New York Times Magazine (24 November 2015)

 

 

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