10 Weekend Reads

The weekend is here! Pour yourself a mug of Death Wish coffee, grab a seat by the fire, and get ready for our longer form weekend reads:

• He Stole $100 Million From His Clients. Now He’s Living in Luxury on the Côte d’Azur (Bloomberg)
• How Economic Incentives have Created our Dysfunctional US Medical Market (Medium)
• Most Influential in Media 2017 (Mediaite)
• How a Dorm Room Minecraft Scam Brought Down the Internet (Wired)
• The Bomb that Went Off Twice: The explosive compound RDX helped make America a superpower. Now, it’s poisoning the nation’s water and soil (ProPublica)
• The Serial-Killer Detector: A former journalist, equipped with an algorithm and the largest collection of murder records in the country, finds patterns in crime. (New Yorker)
• The Greatest Leap: The triumph and near-tragedy of the first Moon landing (Ars Technica)
• The Longest War: 8 Years After My Last Deployment, I Returned To Afghanistan As A Reporter. Here’s What I Found (Task and Purpose)
• The Grandfather Of Alt-Science: Art Robinson has seeded scientific skepticism within the GOP for decades. Now he wants to use urine to save lives. (FiveThirtyEight)
• American Pimps: The NFL, Donald Trump, and Iceberg Slim (The Baffler)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with Ric Edelman, co-founder and chairman of Edelman Financial Services LLC, managing $18 billion dollars.

 

Stark Partisan Divisions Over the Russian Probe

Source: Pew Research

 

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