10 Sunday Reads – The Large Image


Avert your eyes! My Sunday morning take a look at incompetency, corruption and coverage failures:

Gen Z falls for on-line scams greater than their boomer grandparents do: The technology that grew up with the web isn’t invulnerable to changing into the sufferer of on-line hackers and scammers. (Vox) see additionally You’ve Obtained (Rip-off) Mail Is everybody being swindled on a regular basis and simply not speaking about it? (New York Occasions)

The $100 Billion Luxurious Advanced That’s Sitting Empty and Unfinished: China’s Nation Backyard had massive ambitions for its luxurious Malaysian excessive rises, however the growth is thought to be a ‘ghost metropolis’ almost a decade after building started. (Wall Road Journal)

The Luxurious Tower Constructed for New York’s Elite Nonetheless Sits Half Empty: Associated Firms has struggled to unload its costliest models at 35 Hudson Yards. Now the developer is providing deep reductions. (Wall Road Journal)

America Has a Non-public-Seaside Downside: An incredibly small portion of the shoreline is actually accessible to the general public. (The Atlantic)

A lot of as we speak’s unhealthy meals had been delivered to you by Large Tobacco: A brand new research means that tobacco firms, who had been expert at advertising cigarettes, used comparable methods to hook folks on processed meals. (Washington Submit) see additionally Why Greenback Basic May Simply Be the Worst Retail Job in America: Rat infestations, blocked hearth exits, expired youngsters’ meals, machete-wielding and watermelon-throwing customers and different nightmares on the greatest greenback chain within the US. (Businessweek)

How Columbia Ignored Girls, Undermined Prosecutors and Protected a Predator For Extra Than 20 Years: For many years, sufferers warned Columbia concerning the conduct of obstetrician Robert Hadden. One even known as 911 and had him arrested. Columbia let him maintain working. (ProPublica)

Elon Musk’s Anti-Semitic, Apartheid-Loving Grandfather: The billionaire has described his grandfather as a risk-taking adventurer. A more in-depth learn of historical past reveals one thing a lot darker. (The Atlantic)

Clarence Thomas Secretly Participated in Koch Community Donor Occasions: Thomas has attended at the very least two Koch donor summits, placing him within the extraordinary place of getting helped a political community that has introduced a number of circumstances earlier than the Supreme Courtroom. (ProPublica)

Vivek Ramaswamy: Six issues the Republican presidential candidate believes: Republican presidential candidate believes (BBC)

How the $445 million Mets crashed and burned: Within the span of 30 days, the Mets went from a group trying to contend for a championship to at least one missing a aggressive timetable — with a whole lot of massive selections to make forward of the commerce deadline.  (The Athletic)

You’ll want to try our Masters in Enterprise this weekend with Armen Panossian, incoming Co-CEO and Head of Performing Credit score at Oaktree Capital Administration, the place he oversees all performing credit score 2019 at Oaktree. Beforehand, he was at Pequot Capital Administration managing distressed debt technique.


How the fentanyl disaster’ fourth wave has hit each nook of the US

Supply: BBC


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