During the week, I save the longer form reads I come across for the weekend, when you have more time to pour yourself a cup of tea, and really give these works some focus.
This week is another strange and interesting set:
• We Aren’t the World: Shaking the foundations of psychology and economics (Pacific Standard)
• When Ian Fleming picked my grandfather to steal Nazi secrets (BBC)
• What Fracking Means for Southeast Asia (The Diplomat)
• The Miner’s Daughter: Australia’s richest—and most controversial—billionaire. (The New Yorker)
• Adult Children Ignoring Confucius Risk Lawsuits in China (Bloomberg)
• How The Glock Became America’s Weapon Of Choice (NPR) see also NRA money helped reshape gun law (The Washington Post)
• How I advise advisors to run an advisory business from my pulpit (RiaBiz)
• The Lock Pickers (Slate)
• A Letter to Paul Wolfowitz (Harper’s) see also How Americans were swindled by the hidden cost of the Iraq war (The Raw Story)
• Who, What, Why: What does a pope do? (BBC)
What’s up for the weekend?
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