10 Weekend Reads

My best of longer-form journalism for your weekend reading pleasure:

• The Touch-Screen Generation  (Atlantic)
• Google Alerts ‘broken,’ ‘useless,’ and slowed to a ‘trickle’ (Venture Beat)
• Economists See No Crisis With U.S. Debt as Economy Gains (Bloomberg) but see Bond Market Sees a slack and depressed economy (Project Syndicate)
• A Tale of Two Londons (Vanity Fair)
Reich: What Are Foundations For?  (Boston Review)
• #MuckReads Criminal Injustice & The Best Reporting on Wrongful Convictions  (ProPublica) see also The Death Penalty Has a Face: A DA’s Personal Story (Texas Monthly
America’s Greatest Sniper: The Legend of Chris Kyle (D Magazine)
• Diving Deep into Danger (New York Review of Books)
• Rodgers and Hart’s Dysfunctional Partnership (Atlantic)
• Why are the French drinking less wine? (BBC) see also Dude, Where’s My Red Wine Pill? The strange saga of resveratrol, the wonder drug that never was (New Republic)

Whats up for the weekend?


Costly calamities

Source: The Economist

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