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Mobile Murders, Jerusalem Life, and the New GOP: 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!

Mobile killers: A strange, modern African murder mystery in the lawless dystopia of eastern Congo.
GQ | 36 min (8,970 words)

If newspapers die, will good citizenship die with them? And would we miss it?
Christian Science Monitor | 11 min (2,778 words)

Dahlia Lithwick on living in Jerusalem during the escalating violence—the hopelessness, the sadness, the waste.
Slate | 5 min (1,119 words)

Going forward, what will the GOP stand for? The old radicalism will be the new consensus.
Slate | 5 min (1,317 words)