TouchStone Reads - January 22nd, 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...

  • Normalcy (Prof G)

  • The Need for Accountability - Prof G (Podcast on Megaphone)

  • Amanda Gorman’s Inauguration Poem. (Macleans)

  • How a 22-year-old L.A. native became Biden’s inauguration poet (Los Angeles Times)

  • How Big Tech Impeached Donald Trump (The Atlantic)

  • How to Talk to Friends and Family Who Share Conspiracy Theories (New York Times)

  • Bill Gates is about to change the way America farms. The cofounder of Microsoft and his wife make an auspicious debut on the 2020 land report 100, as America’s largest private farmland owners. (Agriculture)

  • Worth a listen: Garry Kasparov on chess, risk, and democracy. Garry Kasparov is one of the world's most well-known and accomplished chess players. But he built on his excellence and notoriety in chess to become a pro-democracy advocate in Russia, and for democracy globally. (Apple Podcasts)

  • Joe Biden’s Dogs Shepherd In New Era of Presidential Pets at the White House. (Wall Street Journal)

What are you reading or listening to?