The weekend is here! Pour yourself a mug of French Roast coffee, grab a seat by the deep-end, and get ready for our longer form weekend reads:
• A billionaire turns on his own: The Unusual Ambitions of Chamath Palihapitiya (Institutional Investor)
• The Age of Magic Money: Can Endless Spending Prevent Economic Calamity? (Foreign Affairs)
• He Lost His Leg, Then Rediscovered the Bicycle. Now He’s Unstoppable. (Bicycling)
• The ‘Don’t Worry, Make Money’ Strategy Trouncing The Stock Market By 30 Percentage Points (Forbes)
• We need smart solutions to mitigate the coronavirus’s impact. Here are 40. (Washington Post)
• Friedman: How We Broke the World: Greed and globalization set us up for disaster. (New York Times)
• One of America’s most popular police trainers is teaching officers how to kill with fear-based warrior tactics (Insider)
• The Business of Building Utopia: Nestled in Chattahoochee Hills southwest of Atlanta, the Serenbe community is designed to deliver everybody’s favorite buzzword: wellness. (Outside)
• History Will Judge the Complicit: Why have Republican leaders abandoned their principles in support of an immoral and dangerous president? (The Atlantic)
• ‘Do I really care?’ Woody Allen comes out fighting (The Guardian)
Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with Jon Litt, Land & Buildings Investment Management chief investment officer, about the prospects for recovery in commercial real estate.
The Economic Recovery Rests on Getting Consumers to Spend. It Won’t Be Easy.