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Canadian Ecoterrorist Sentenced to Read Malcolm Gladwell in Prison

Malcolm Gladwell
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In addition to five years behind bars, Rebecca Rubin, who pleaded guilty to committing acts of arson in the name of environmentalism, was ordered by a judge in Portland, Oregon, to read Malcolm Gladwell’s David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants, in order to learn how to safely battle giants without ever offending anyone. “My cup runneth over,” said the pleased author.

Woman Sentenced to Read Malcolm Gladwell