10 Weekend Reads

Good Saturday morning. Pour yourself a tall cup of hot black, settle into your favorite chair, and enjoy an especially robust set of hand curated longer form weekend reads:

• The Making of Vladimir Putin (Politico)
• Profits Without Prosperity: Post Great Recession, corporate profits and market have recovered booming. The resy of America has not (Harvard Business Review)
The Soft-Kill Solution: New frontiers in crowd compliance (Harper’s)
• Sources of American Political Dysfunction: Institutions in Decay (Foreign Affairs)
• Saving Horatio Alger: Equality, Opportunity, and the American Dream (Brookings)
• The Hedge Fund and the Despot: Mugabe and Och-Ziff Capital Management (Businessweek)
• Evaporated in Syria, the World’s Most Dangerous Place for Journalists (Vanity Fair) see also James Foley and the Disappearance of Journalism in Syria (The Atlantic)
• Wrecking an Economy Means Never Having to Say You’re Sorry (New Republic)
• A History of This^, #This, and This (Medium)
• Lorne Again (Grantland) see also ‘SNL’ Political Secrets Revealed: Hillary’s “Entitlement,” the Sketch Obama Killed and the Show’s “Karl Rove” (Hollywood Reporter)

Whats up for the 2nd to last Summer weekend?


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