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10 Weekend Reads (Long Form)

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On July 27, 2013 @ 7:30 am In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

Here are my longer form journalism for your weekend reading pleasure:

• Has Carl June Found a Key to Fighting Cancer? (Philadelphia Magazine [1])
The Blip: What if everything we’ve come to think of as American is predicated on a freak coincidence of economic history? (NY Mag [2])
• Understanding Google (Stratechery [3])
• Unhappy Truckers and Other Algorithmic Problems (Nautilus [4])
• The Last Days of Big Law You can’t imagine the terror when the money dries up (New Republic [5])
• Intense commitment for religious, political or philosophical ideas create Ideological Bias (Seeking Wisdom [6])
• Have You Heard the One About President Joe Biden? (GQ [7]) see also Why the G.O.P Needs to Lose for a Third Time (Rational Irrationality [8])
• The Cheat Code to Life (Wired [9])
Twelve Absent Men: Rebuilding the American Jury (Boston Review [10])
• ‘Community’s’ Dan Harmon Reveals the Wild Story Behind His Firing and Rehiring (Hollywood Reporter [11])

What are you doing this weekend?


New Home Sales Hit Five-Year High as Homebuilders Struggle
Graph [12]
Source: Bespoke [13]

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[1] Philadelphia Magazine: http://www.phillymag.com/articles/carl-june-key-fighting-cancer/

[2] NY Mag: http://nymag.com/news/features/economic-growth-2013-7/#print

[3] Stratechery: http://stratechery.com/2013/understanding-google/

[4] Nautilus: http://nautil.us/issue/3/in-transit/unhappy-truckers-and-other-algorithmic-problems

[5] New Republic: http://www.newrepublic.com/article/113941/big-law-firms-trouble-when-money-dries?src=longreads#

[6] Seeking Wisdom: http://janav.wordpress.com/2013/07/25/ideological-bias/

[7] GQ: http://www.gq.com/news-politics/newsmakers/201308/joe-biden-presidential-campaign-2016-2013?printable=true

[8] Rational Irrationality: http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/johncassidy/2013/07/why-the-republicans-need-to-lose-the-presidency-for-a-third-time.html

[9] Wired: http://www.wired.com/underwire/2013/07/how-to-cheat/all/

[10] Boston Review: http://bostonreview.net/us/albert-dzur-twelve-absent-men

[11] Hollywood Reporter: http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/print/586084

[12] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/newhomesaleshomebuilders.png

[13] Bespoke: http://www.bespokeinvest.com/thinkbig/2013/7/24/new-home-sales-hit-five-year-high-homebuilders-struggle.html

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