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!
Make your own militia: how Syrian rebels are arming themselves.
Foreign Policy | 6 min (1,447 words)
To color nothing with something: Why and how poets write.
Times Literary Supplement | 15 min (3,802 words)