TouchStone Reads - October 1st, 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...

  • The Supply-Chain Mystery: Why, more than a year and a half into the pandemic, do strange shortages keep popping up in so many corners of American life? (New Yorker)

  • America’s car crash epidemic Driving kills as many Americans each year as guns do. (Vox)

  • Why China Finally Decided to Ban Bitcoin (Slate)

  • The Ground Is Literally Exploding Due to Climate Change in Siberia, and It’s Going to Get Worse (Vice

  • Dual Class Share Structures - Chart of the Week (YouTube)

  • Gameflix: Netflix bought a video-game studio and rolled out five mobile games in Europe, as it bulks up its gaming-subscription ambitions (Reuters)

  • Robinhood Hits Campus, Where Credit Card Companies Fear to Tread (New York Times)

  • How America Dropped to No. 36 The U.S. has fallen far behind in distributing the vaccines that it pioneered. (The Atlantic)

  • Recommended : Making Sense Podcast with Sam Harris. Good content is worth paying for in our opinion. Sam Harris is articulate, thoughtful, balanced and a neuroscientist. He does in fact Make Sense or frame the state of humanity in a thoughtful way...Have a free listen for yourself. He has also partnered with the brilliant & irreverent Ricky Gervais in Absolute Mental (same link).

  • 'Missing' Drunk Man Spent Hours Helping a Search Party Look for Himself (Vice)


What are you reading or listening to?