Sundown: No Deal Arrives on Fiscal Crisis
Plus Jacob Silverman on history books as holiday movies
• As the weekend arrives, a deal on the fiscal crisis has yet to be reached. [NYT]
• Movies based on history books have quickly become the public record. Jacob Silverman writes on the phenomenon for Jewcy. [Jewcy]
• Just in time for the end of the year blitz, the Washington Post has five myths about charitable giving. [WaPo]
• Sam Freedman writes on the absence of humanists and ‘nones’ in the wake of the Newtown massacre, when a real opportunity was missed. [NYT]
• Hendrik Hertzberg writes on the Israeli response to the NRA claim that the U.S. should emulate Israel’s gun program. [TNY]
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