In this week’s New Yorker

January 29, 2013

A pile-up of arcana this week — everything you ever wanted to know about…window-washers! I read most of that, and I read all of “Home Economics,” Tad Friend’s thorough, witty report on a plan hatched in California to reduce the principal on mortgages that are “underwater” by invoking eminent domain to void them and reassess the properties — adamantly opposed by the financial industry.

huge payout cartoon

The best stuff in this issue are the cartoons:

health plan cartoon
slay dragons cartoon

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