11 of Our Best Weekend Reads - EntornoInteligente

Entornointeligente.com / Welcome to the weekend. It’s been a week of wild weather and verbal jabs in Washington. Now aren’t we all looking forward to a day off? On Memorial Day we honor those who’ve died serving our country, and we gather with friends and family for the unofficial start of summer. Here are some great reads for you and yours.

Image Credit Kholood Eid for The New York Times ‘They were conned’: How reckless loans devastated a generation of taxi drivers Thousands of immigrants who were chasing the dream of owning a New York taxi were trapped in reckless loans by bankers who made huge profits, The Times found .

[Also read: ” As Thousands of Taxi Drivers Were Trapped in Loans, Top Officials Counted the Money ” and ” Inquiries Into Reckless Loans to Taxi Drivers Ordered by State Attorney General and Mayor .”]

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Image Credit Mark Reinstein/Corbis, via Getty Images From Opinion: Her rapist apologized She still needed an abortion .

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Image Credit Joakim Eskildsen/Institute, for The New York Times The new German anti-Semitism For the nation’s estimated 200,000 Jews, new forms of old hatreds are stoking fear .

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In conversation: Rihanna For her next act, the pop star will become the first black woman in charge of a major luxury fashion house in Paris .

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Image She had Stage 4 lung cancer, and a mountain to climb Isabella de la Houssaye raised her five children on adventure. Then came a brutal diagnosis, and a burning desire for a final journey with each one .

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Image Credit Nishant Choksi A season to catch up on reading The Times’s critics on what they look forward to diving into this summer .

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Image Credit Valerie Chiang para The New York Times Who is Sophie Turner without Sansa Stark? We’re about to find out With “Game of Thrones” behind her, Ms. Turner has a new home, a new husband and a new movie , “Dark Phoenix,” that might make her the biggest thing to come out of Westeros.

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Image Credit Susan Wright for The New York Times A journey to Bosnia and Herzegovina, where sleeping beauty awakens More than 20 years after war upended this breathtakingly beautiful land in the Balkans, a writer explores her faith, and the challenges of histor y.

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Image Credit Illustrations by Shawn Theodore for The New York Times What reparations for slavery might look like in 2019 The idea of economic amends for past injustices and persistent disparities is getting renewed attention. Here are some formulas for achieving the aim .

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Image Credit Stephen Speranza for The New York Times Rats are taking over New York City Gentrifying neighborhoods are a key reason behind the vermin outbreak , which extends beyond New York — Philadelphia, Chicago and Los Angeles are also confronting outbreaks.

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Image Credit Ronald Grant Archive/Alamy Nunchuck bans have fallen in New York and Arizona. Will others follow? After Bruce Lee popularized nunchucks, lawmakers and the police clamped down on the weapons. Decades later, those regulations are being revisited .

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LINK ORIGINAL: nytimes.com

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