Finish your week strong with our morning train reads:
• How Humans Became ‘Consumers’: A History. Until the 19th century, hardly anyone recognized the vital role everyday buyers play in the world economy. (The Atlantic)
• Australian boys recreate $100k life-saving drug for $20 (BBC) see also The true story of America’s sky-high prescription drug prices (Vox)
• Ten Good Pieces of Economic Data From All Around the World (Bloomberg) see also Trump is about to inherit the ‘strongest overall job market in a generation’ (Business Insider)
• New Secretary of Health and Human Services is a member of a fringe medical organization. Here’s what that means. (Science Blogs)
• Examples of Junk Science: A Pseudoscience Whistleblower Story (Political Calculations)
Be sure to check out our Masters in Business podcast with James Gleick, author of numerous award-winning books, including The Information: A History, A Theory, A Flood, and most recently, Time Travel: A History.
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