10 Weekend Reads

Its a 3 day holiday weekend, and that means some longer form articles:

• Above the Market: Reckoning with Risk Part 1 & Part 2
The Economist is the Voice of the New Global Elite (National Interest)
• “Bayesian Persuasion,” E. Kamenica & M. Gentzkow (2011) (A Fine Theorem) see also The Origins of the “Great Inflation” (Historinhas)
• China in Revolt (Jacobin)
• Everything You’ve Heard About Failing Schools Is Wrong (MoJo)
• Greed and Debt: The True Story of Mitt Romney and Bain Capital (Rolling Stone) see also  The Federal Bailout That Saved Mitt Romney Government documents prove the candidate’s mythology is just that (Rolling Stone)
• Exclusive: Inside Karl Rove’s Billionaire Fundraiser (Business Week) see also Two Dark Money Groups Outspending All Super PACs Combined (Pro Publica)
• Christopher Hitchens: an impossible act to follow (Telegraph)
• Indulging in a Yacht, but Still Minding the Expenses (NYT)
Best insect repellents: They can protect you from mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus (Consumer Reports)

What are you doing this weekend?


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