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Weekend Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On June 9, 2012 @ 7:00 am In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

Some longer form writings for your weekend reading pleasure:

• The last days of MF Global (CNN Fortune [1])
• Michael Geismar’s $710,000 blackjack breakfast (Absolute Return+Alpha [2])
• End of Unions 2 fer:
…..-Who Killed American Unions? (The Atlantic [3])
…..-Bartlett: The Decline and Fall of Organized Labor (The Fiscal Times [4])
• Of Flying Cars and the Declining Rate of Profit (The Baffler [5])
• SCOTUS: Approval Rating for Justices Slide to Just 44% in New Poll (NYT [6])
• The Library of Utopia (MIT Technology Review [7])
• Why Law Firms Are Rigged to Fail (Yahoo Finance [8])
• Envy, or, The Last Infirmity by Sven Birkerts (LA Review Of Books [9]
• The Perfected Self (The Atlantic [10])
• The Mayor of All Media (New Yorker [11])

What are you reading?

 

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[1] CNN Fortune: http://finance.fortune.cnn.com/2012/06/04/the-last-days-of-mf-global/?iid=SF_F_Lead

[2] Absolute Return+Alpha: http://www.absolutereturn-alpha.com/Article/3035947/Michael-Geismars-710000-blackjack-breakfast.html?ArticleId=3035947&LS=Twitter

[3] The Atlantic: http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2012/06/who-killed-american-unions/258239/

[4] The Fiscal Times: http://www.thefiscaltimes.com/Columns/2012/06/08/The-Decline-and-Fall-of-Organized-Labor.aspx#page1

[5] The Baffler: http://www.thebaffler.com/past/of_flying_cars/print

[6] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/08/us/politics/44-percent-of-americans-approve-of-supreme-court-in-new-poll.html?nl=todaysheadlines&emc=edit_th_20120608&pagewanted=all

[7] MIT Technology Review: http://www.technologyreview.com/featured-story/427628/the-library-of-utopia/

[8] Yahoo Finance: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/why-law-firms-rigged-fail-134302254.html

[9] LA Review Of Books: http://lareviewofbooks.org/article.php?type=&id=636&fulltext=1&media

[10] The Atlantic: http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2012/06/the-perfected-self/8970/?single_page=true

[11] New Yorker: http://nymag.com/news/features/bloomberg-lp-2012-6/

[12] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/BF-AC950_COMMOD_NS_20120608173312.jpg

[13] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303665904577454232720618466.html

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