Brownsville Academic Center Principal Carlos Guerra leads us through a day at Brownsville school district’s alternative school, known by locals as “the boot camp.”
Daily Archives: June 11, 2013
Nathan Pierce sought mental help. Grayson County Officer Steven Sloan was charged with delivering him to a mental hospital. Pierce never made it.
New Yorker writer George Packer has penned a complex but cohesive portrait of American decline in The Unwinding, Anis Shivani writes in the Observer‘s June issue. Developers connive with local government—both aided by Wall Street sharks eager to securitize lousy mortgages …
In his new nonfiction opus The Unwinding, author George Packer ties together the various strands of American decline in a way that no contemporary novelist has managed.