10 (Longer) Weekend Reads

Some longer form columns for your weekend reading pleasure:

• Drivers Pay WTF?! Secret Road Tax in $15 Billion for Car Repair  (Bloomberg)
• Leaving Wall Street (n+1)
• The reporter who saw Subprime coming (Columbia Journalism Report)
Myth Of Decline: U.S. Is Stronger and Faster Than Anywhere Else (The Daily Beast)
The A/B Test: Inside the Technology That’s Changing the Rules of Business (Wired)
• Coming to America: Americans have always loved Tocqueville (Claremont)
What do debutante balls, the Japanese tea ceremony, Ponzi schemes and doubting clergy all have in common? The social cell (New Statesman)
Cuckoo! Our body clocks have social jet lag. And it’s making most of us a little crazy. (NY Mag)
• The Art of the Heist: Valuing Art through Its Theft (Bookslut)
Delta Dawn: How Sears, Roebuck & Co. midwifed the birth of the blues (Reason.com)

What darkness lies in the hearts of men?


A Tale of Two Continents

Source: NYT

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