16 Newsweek Longreads From 2015

Panelists from Airbnb, TaskRabbit, Brit & Co. and Lyft speak onstage during the first day of the TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2012 event at the San Francisco Design Center concourse in San Francisco on September 10, 2012. In her February 6 cover story, Newsweek writer Nina Burleigh discussed the problem with misogyny in Silicon Valley. Stephen Lam/Reuters

Below is merely a small sample of what Newsweek writers do every week, chasing stories that might take them to West Africa or the Upper West Side of Manhattan. We hope you enjoy and return often to our pages, and our site, in 2016.

Nina Burleigh delves into the rampant misogyny of Silicon Valley.

Zoë Schlanger on the death of a Jewish gay conversion therapy organization.

Justin Nobel traces an ambitious, doomed plan to relocate the survivors of Hurricane Katrina to a rural utopian community.

Matthew Cooper speaks to Owen Labrie, the formerly Harvard-bound prep school student whose sex assault case rocked the world of elite education.


Zach Schonfeld on Thought Catalog's future.

Alexander Nazaryan on the enduring legend of Mr. Goodbar.

Clair MacDougall on the continuing Ebola crisis in Liberia.

Jeff Stein reveals how the CIA took down a top Hezbollah extremist.

John Walters on a scandal in professional bridge.

Amy Maxmen reports on new efforts to fight hunger in Ethiopia.

Winston Ross talks with Lil Dicky, the Jewish-American rap sensation.

Elijah Wolfson explores potential solutions to California's drought.

Kurt Eichenwald investigates a case of medical mass murder.

Guards stand next to a television showing a cartoon as journalists visit the movie room at the Camp 4 detention facility at Guantánamo Bay on December 10, 2008. Camp 4 houses the most "compliant" detainees where they live in a more open, community-oriented manner. National Geographic programs and cartoons are popular with detainees. Mandel Ngan/Reuters

Lauren Walker reveals how Emad Hassan ended up detained at Guantánamo Bay.

Max Kutner reports on the deadliest high school shooting in a decade.

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Abigail Jones on the ordeal of Michelle Knight, who survived 11 years in captivity.

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