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10 Weekend Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On March 9, 2013 @ 6:00 am In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

Some longer form reads to start your weekend off right:

Wherein Nate Silver Schools SCOTUS Chief Justice Roberts on proper use of statistics (538 [1])
• Life of Pi explained (Great Stories [2])
• How Disney Bought Lucasfilm—and Its Plans for ‘Star Wars’  (BusinessWeek [3])
Whistleblower: Wells Fargo Fabricated and Altered Mortgage Documents on a Mass Basis (naked capitalism [4])
• How Dollar Diplomacy Spelled Doom for the British Empire (Echoes [5])
Lipstick on an Elephant: Deep behind a tangle of denial and rebranding initiatives, a GOP resuscitation plan emerges (New York [6])
• China’s Richer-Than-Romney Lawmakers Reveal Reform Challenge (Bloomberg [7])
• Covert Malaysian Campaign Touched A Wide Range Of American Media (BuzzFeed [8]) see also News outlets unearth more Donors Trust recipients (Center for Public Integrity [9])
• How to Score an Office Wife (GQ [10])
• Japan Earthquake, 2 Years Later: Before and After (In Focus [11])

What are you doing this weekend?

 

Hockey Stick Graph Now Even More Stickish  
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Source: Kevin Drum [13]


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[1] 538: http://nyti.ms/XUUKgG

[2] Great Stories: http://paula-greatstories.blogspot.com/2008/09/life-of-pi-explained.html?m=1

[3] BusinessWeek: http://www.businessweek.com/printer/articles/100830-how-disney-bought-lucasfilm-and-its-plans-for-star-wars

[4] naked capitalism: http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2013/03/whistleblower-wells-fargo-fabricated-mortgage-documents-on-a-mass-basis.html#comment-1124588

[5] Echoes: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-03-06/how-dollar-diplomacy-spelled-doom-for-the-british-empire.html

[6] New York: http://nymag.com/news/frank-rich/gop-revival-2013-3/#print

[7] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-03-06/china-s-richer-than-romney-lawmakers-show-xi-s-reform-challenge.html

[8] BuzzFeed: http://www.buzzfeed.com/rosiegray/covert-malaysian-campaign-touched-a-wide-range-of-american-m

[9] Center for Public Integrity: http://www.publicintegrity.org/2013/02/26/12236/news-outlets-unearth-more-donors-trust-recipients

[10] GQ: http://www.gq.com/news-politics/mens-lives/201303/get-an-office-wife

[11] In Focus: http://www.theatlantic.com/infocus/2013/03/japan-earthquake-2-years-later-before-and-after/100469/

[12] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/blog_climate_change_holocene.jpg

[13] Kevin Drum: http://www.motherjones.com/kevin-drum/2013/03/hockey-stick-graph-now-even-more-stickish

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