Some longer form reads to start your weekend off right:
• Wherein Nate Silver Schools SCOTUS Chief Justice Roberts on proper use of statistics (538)
• Life of Pi explained (Great Stories)
• How Disney Bought Lucasfilm—and Its Plans for ‘Star Wars’ (BusinessWeek)
• Whistleblower: Wells Fargo Fabricated and Altered Mortgage Documents on a Mass Basis (naked capitalism)
• How Dollar Diplomacy Spelled Doom for the British Empire (Echoes)
• Lipstick on an Elephant: Deep behind a tangle of denial and rebranding initiatives, a GOP resuscitation plan emerges (New York)
• China’s Richer-Than-Romney Lawmakers Reveal Reform Challenge (Bloomberg)
• Covert Malaysian Campaign Touched A Wide Range Of American Media (BuzzFeed) see also News outlets unearth more Donors Trust recipients (Center for Public Integrity)
• How to Score an Office Wife (GQ)
• Japan Earthquake, 2 Years Later: Before and After (In Focus)
What are you doing this weekend?
Hockey Stick Graph Now Even More Stickish
Source: Kevin Drum
Category: Financial Press
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