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!

Joel Klein's autobiography is basically a work of fiction about American education policy.
The American Prospect | 16 min (4,109 words)

The Few, the Proud, the Disillusioned: What do United States military academies actually teach?
Chronicle of Higher Education | 13 min (3,151 words)

The politics of morality: Are conservatives more ethical?
Boston Review | 11 min (2,747 words)

When facts go bad: Outliving our knowledge.
Reason | 5 min (1,272 words)