10 Weekend Reads

The weekend is here! Pour yourself a mug of Major Dickason’s coffee, grab a comfy seat in front of the fire, and get ready for our longer form weekend reads:

• Sheila Bair Called the Financial Crisis. Here’s Her New Nightmare. (Bloomberg)

• Blowout: Four years after his indictment, one of the only people prosecuted for the Deepwater Horizon explosion tells his side of the story. (Texas Monthly)

• The man who brought you Brexit (The Guardian)

• Meet the Car-Emissions Sleuth Who’s Costing Chrysler $5 Billion (Bloomberg) see also Inside the Lab That Exposed VW’s Emissions Scheme (Bloomberg)

• Europeans don’t have true citizenship. They have a second-class status dating back to Ancient Rome (Quartz)

• A Nonlinear History of Time Travel (Nautilus)

Two huge interactive articles:
-The Cobalt Pipeline” Tracing the path from deadly hand-dug mines in Congo to consumers’ phones and laptops (Washington Post)
-Penn Station Reborn: Decades ago, New York lost one of its grand entryways. What if a new one were hiding in plain sight? (New York Times)

• Epidemics of Insanity: Euripides, Mao, and Qutb: How Virulent Contagions of Political Fanaticism Spread Across the Globe (Tablet)

• An Organic free range Chicken Farm in Georgia Has Become an Endless Buffet for Bald Eagles (Audubon)

• The Sorcerer of Jazz (NY Review of Books)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with Chris Ventresca, Global Co-Head of Mergers & Acquisitions at J.P. Morgan. and Elizabeth Myers, Head of the Global Equity Capital Markets.

 

Total cost of banking crisis 2008-2009

Source: Telegraph

 

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