Sit back, relax, and click your way through my top reads from the web this week.

Illustration by Matt Mahurin / Rolling Stone

“Like everything else assembled in China with American parts, Police State 2.0 is ready for export to a neighborhood near you.” Naomi Klein exposes China’s All-Seeing Eye – a must read article.

GOOD Magazine has written a primer on the big, shadowy organizations that secretly rule the world. See how each one scores on the “power” rating!

Speaking of shadowy secrets, here’s Money Saving Tips the Travel Industry Doesn’t Want You to Know.

Why do people feel compelled to let strangers sleep on the couch? Some say ego. Check out the full article.

Would you go to Timbuktu for a haircut? Read the Q&A with Rick Antonson, a guy who actually wrote a book about it.

“We don’t intend to let the oldest Buddhist monastery in the Western Hemisphere burn.” Monks prepare to protect the Big Sur monastery in California.

Medical tourism is on the rise. Find out why, on this interesting piece from Vagabondish.

Any great articles you found this week? Share in the comments!