TouchStone Reads - September 17th, 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...

  • How the Pandemic Helped Us Recover From the Great Recession (Slate)

  • Why most gas stations don’t make money from selling gas (The Hustle)

  • Ebooks Are an Abomination If you hate them, it’s not your fault. (The Atlantic)

  • A Generation of American Men give up on college. (WSJ)

  • I don’t think people appreciate the extent to which Amazon puts a wage floor in a community. It’s the first thing employers think about when a new Amazon facility arrives in town. (The Bellows)

  • We’ve been radically underestimating the true cost of our carbon footprint The Biden administration needs to factor in climate change’s cost in human lives — and what we owe to future generations. (Vox)

  • Planet 9 may be closer and easier to find than thought—if it exists (National Geographic)

  • John McEnroe on His Temper, His Teenage Angst, and His Voiceover Work on Never Have I Ever (GQ)

  • How to Grieve for a Very Good Dog (Outside)

What are you reading or listening to?