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Quebec's Protesters and Fellini's Funny Women: Today's TNR Reader

Editor's Note: We'll be running the article recommendations of our friends at TNR Reader each afternoon on The Plank, just in time to print out or save for your commute home. Enjoy!

The so-called casseroles of Quebec—in which demonstrators bang pots with spoons—are the medium and the message. They are democratizing disobedience. 

Dissent | 7 min (1, 652 words)

In 1982, a Guatemalan village was wiped out by army commandos. Two boys were kidnapped and raised by their captors. Decades later, the truth is out.

ProPublica | 43 min (10, 797 words)

When Western entrepreneurs try to fix the developing world, they tend to think big. But Moses Musaazi’s small, simple inventions have had a giant impact on Uganda.

Inc.| 16 min (4, 041 words)

Forget Bridesmaids—movies today are a wasteland for women in comedy. But for proof of just how funny women can be on, watch Fellini’s Nights of Cabiria

New Inquiry | 10 min (2, 430 words)