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Did you read about Julian Assange, the Jeff Committee, and Jonathan Poneman?

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Hey, did you read:

• Julian Assange on The New Digital Age, "a startlingly clear and provocative blueprint for technocratic imperialism" by Eric Schmidt (executive chairman of Google) and Jared Cohen (former adviser to Condoleezza Rice and Hillary Clinton and current director of Google Ideas)? Tal Rosenberg

• That the grass gap isn't limited to Chicago? (Nationwide, African-Americans are four times more likely than whites to be arrested for pot possession.) Mick Dumke

• About how rabbis are debating the Jewishness of children conceived through surrogates or egg donors? Aimee Levitt

• That the Jeff Committee gave out non-Equity awards again? Tony Adler

• This comprehensive, insightful, and free (!) 460-page dossier on filmmaker Allan Dwan, which features contributions from Serge Bozon, Zach Campbell, and former Reader film critic Dave Kehr? Drew Hunt

• That Sub Pop cofounder Jonathan Poneman was diagnosed with Parkinson's and says he's "truly grateful" for it? Gwynedd Stuart

• This Buzzfeed tribute to Chicago (in which the name Rachel Shteir is not mentioned)? Aimee Levitt

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