What We’re Reading: January 27

Finished this week’s copy of the paper and searching in vain for something else to check out? Here’s some of what we’re reading today as we await the fallout from the State of the State address.

Wounded Warrior Projects Spends Lavishly on Itself, Ex-Employees Say  | The New York Times

The Man Who Tried to Kill Math in America | The Atlantic

One educator’s reform efforts in the early 20th century say a lot about current attacks on the Common Core.

Who Poisoned Flint, Michigan? | Rolling Stone

A writer returns home to find a toxic disaster, giant government failure and countless children exposed to lead.

Former Bull Jay Williams on accident, depression, addiction in memoir | Chicago Tribune

Clocking Our Own Demise | The New Yorker

The Doomsday Clock, which measures the likelihood that humanity will destroy itself, didn’t move this year. That is not good news.

More shoppers buying ‘natural’ food, yet most don’t know what it means | USA Today

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