10 Weekend Reads

Thse are my longer form journalism for your weekend reading pleasure:

• Modern Portfolio Theory is for Nitiots (Mercenary Trader)
• Defying Gravity, Wealth Moved Upwards (Nieman Reports) see also McDonald’s $8.25 Man and $8.75 Million CEO Shows Pay Gap (Bloomberg)
The Bribery Aisle: How Wal-Mart Got Its Way in Mexico (NYT)
• Cartoon Blues: The Life of The New Yorker’s Favorite Depressive Is Drawn Out in New Bio (New York Observer)
• Amazing tale of a desperate WWII pilot’s encounter with a German flying ace (New York Post)
• The Woes of an American Drone Operator (Spiegel)
• The great swindle: fake ideas and fake emotions have elbowed out truth and beauty (aeon)
• Let’s Eliminate Sports Welfare   (Sports on Earth)
• This Is Not a Profile of Nassim Taleb (The Chronicle Review)
• Postmodern Cézanne (The Weekly Standard)

What shopping do you have left?


Faiths and the faithless: The world’s religious make-up

Source: The Economist

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