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Hey, did you read:
• That Illinois regulators have revoked the license of a currency exchange in Little Village, following a ProPublica investigation of Chicago temp agencies and labor brokers? (The investigation revealed a growing number of “temp towns” in the U.S.—African-American and Latino neighborhoods whose workers reported wage theft and high check-cashing fees that brought their pay below minimum wage.) —Steve Bogira
• This essay by novelist and professor William Giraldi about how he found himself with “so much time” on his hands when he took paternity leave that he took to drink—and Mallory Ortberg’s send-up of it? —Julia Thiel