Must-reads of the week

Andrew Sullivan declares his independence, Kevin Drum gets the lead out, and Jon Chait goes back to the future!

Culled from CJR’s frequently updated “Must-reads from around the Web,” our staff recommendations for the best pieces of journalism (and other miscellany) on the Internet, here are your can’t-miss must-reads of the past week:

Andrew Sullivan’s Dish strikes out on its own, moving to a subscription-only model — “[W]e want to create a place where readers - and readers alone - sustain the site”

Andrew Sullivan goes it alone — Why Felix Salmon likes that the Dish is going independent

America’s real criminal element: lead — New research finds lead is the hidden villain behind violent crime, lower IQs, and even the ADHD epidemic

One ring to rule them all — What your future husband would say

Back to the Future’s terrible newspaper — The Hill Valley Telegraph’s exceedingly bizarre news judgment

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