10 Sunday Reads

Welcome December with our easy like Sunday morning public policy reads:

• Prime Mover: How Amazon Wove Itself Into the Life of an American City (New York Times)
• Boomers Are Not Okay: Older voters warp their countries’ policies because of their political power. One British politician has a plan to end that dominance. (The Atlantic)
• How money laundering is poisoning American democracy (Financial Times)
• The Richest U.S. Counties Are Getting Even Richer (Bloomberg)
• Richard Spencer: I was fired as Navy secretary. Here’s what I’ve learned because of it. (Washington Post) see also Worry rises in military over POTUS decision-making (CNN)
• The five universal laws of human stupidity (Quartz)
• Blacklisted: An Interview with Cheri Jacobus. The Never Trump conservative on blacklisting, catfishing, hacking & more (Greg Olear)
• The Jungle Prince of Delhi (New York Times)
• Report: Trump’s Business More Fraudulent Than Previously Known (New York Magazine) see also Trump Tax Records Reveal New Inconsistencies — This Time for Trump Tower (ProPublica)
• David Byrne on His Broadway Show “American Utopia,” Talking Heads, Reasons to Be Cheerful & More (Democracy Now)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with Joe Ricketts, founder of TD Ameritrade, owner of the Chicago Cubs, and philanthropist. He is the author of The Harder You Work, the Luckier You Get: An Entrepreneur’s Memoir.


The 2020 corporate hit list

Source: Axios



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