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Did you read about Greece, criminal justice reform, and cement truck art?

Posted By on 06.29.15 at 11:21 AM

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Greece prime minister Alexis Tsipras
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  • Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras
Reader staffers share stories that fascinate, alarm, amuse, or inspire us.

Hey, did you read:

• That Greece is on the verge of an economic meltdown? Drew Hunt

• About the former Republican lawmaker and ex-con who's leading the conservative push for criminal justice reform? Mick Dumke

• About the right-wing's response to marriage equality? Drew Hunt

• About the Texas minister who set himself on fire to atone for slavery and protest continuing racism? Aimee Levitt

• ​That according to the New York Times's public editor, readers have been complaining for months​ about ​how op-ed columnist David ​Brooks ​has ​directed readers of his column to ​his new book’s website,"​ where they may share their experiences​—and buy the book​"?​ Steve Bogira

• That all those rainbow profile pictures on your newsfeed could be a Facebook experiment? Sue Kwong

• That this is the wettest June in Illinois history (and the reason the Reader softball team hasn't played a game in a month)? Kevin Warwick

• About this street art that lives on rotating cement trucks? Sue Kwong

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