TouchStone Reads - January 15th, 2021


We often set aside articles that are longer, deserve a re-read, are broader in scope…or just for fun – for weekend reading. Below are some from this week – pour yourself a hot cup of coffee & enjoy...

  • Something of Value – Growth vs. Value and Intergenerational conversations (OaktreeCapital)

  • 1,273 People Share Their Best Life Lessons from 2020. Even if 2020 was one long dumpster fire of a year, we sure learned a lot about ourselves. Here’s what nearly 1300 people had to say about it. (Mark Manson)

  • Prof G. ‘Stupid’. (profgalloway)

  • Is Tesla a car company, or a casino? (New Statesman)

  • A Black officer faced down a mostly White mob at the Capitol. Meet Eugene Goodman. (Washington Post)

  • Investors’ Dilemma: Buy Stocks in Growing China, or Not? Beijing’s hard-line policies and investing hurdles complicate the decision. (CIO)

  • Japanese lessons for the American coup A piece of history from 1930s Japan, when the country was taken over by right-wing elements of the military. (Noahpinion)

  • Lost Passwords Lock Millionaires Out of Their Bitcoin Fortunes (New York Times) and Bitcoin: Magic Internet Money. (Research Affiliates)

  • Vancouver Gave Homeless People $5,800. It Changed Their Lives... (Reasons to Be Cheerful)

  • Podcast - Garry Kasparov: Chess, risk and Democracy. (Apple)

  • Republicans are now caught in a vise of their own making. They have to stand either with their own voters or with democracy. Heather Cox Richardson (Sign up).

What are you reading or listening to?