10 July Fourth Reads

Rust never sleeps, and neither do I. Here are your July Fourth holiday reads:

• Why are the super-rich so angry? (New Yorker) see also Paulson’s Puerto Rico Paradise Woos Rich Fleeing Taxes (Bloomberg)
Uh Oh: No doubt aboot it: Canada is better than America in at least seven ways (Vox)
• Segway Inventor Dean Kamen Thinks His New Stirling Will Get You Off the Grid For Under $10K (Forbes) see also Stirling Engines (DEKA Research)
• Corporations are people — and they have more rights than you (Daily Dot)
• Tax cuts in Kansas have cost the state money — and job creation’s been terrible (WonkBlog) see also Kansas Tax Cut Leaves Brownback With Less Money (The Upshot)
• How the American diet has failed (WonkBlog)
• Obama no longer cares whether the GOP is outraged (MSNBC) see also Obama’s annoyance with Congress boils over (WaPo)
• John Roberts, abysmal failure: How his court was disgraced by corporations and theocrats (Salon)
• Google is being forced to censor the history of Merrill Lynch — and that should terrify you (Business Insider) see also Peston’s Picks: Merrill’s Mess (BBC)
• Censorship and What Freedom of Speech Really Means: Comedian Bill Hicks’s Brilliant Letter to a Priest (Brain Pickings)

What are you reading?


July 4 Barbecue Costs Climb to Record
Source: Bloomberg

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