The Life and Death of Wasil, the Taliban-Hunting Child Warrior. I am not sure how much of this story is true and how much of it is tall tale told to the credulous. But to a certain extent, it does not matter to me. Even the tall tales told to credulous Westerners are sometimes more informative then bland narratives told to us by people safe in their hotels and using press briefings as their primary source of material.
The High Cost of a Home Is Turning American Millennials Into the New Serfs. My sympathy is dented by the fact that millennials are most likely to support policies that make their problems worse (i.e. restrictions on house building and the like). Also, as a group, they are awful picky about the types of jobs that they will do. This plays in to their lower incomes although it is not the only factor (another not often noted contributors is that rich people have few to no kids so millennials are more likely to be a from poor broken homes then previous generations).