TouchStone Reads - July 1st, 2022


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 enjoy...

  • America Wasted Its Chance to Push the Economy Forward. (The Atlantic) see also

  • Rising Interest Rates Will Soon Make Needed Infrastructure Repairs More Costly (2013) (The Big Picture)

  • Cancelled flight? Shoddy clothing? Disappointing meal? Blame skimpflation, the hidden curse of 2022 (The Guardian)

  • How Parents’ Trauma Leaves Biological Traces in Children (Scientific American)

  • The Supreme Court’s Legitimacy Is Already Lost (Slate)

  • Natural Magic (Adjacent Possible)

  • The Anxiety of Influencers: Educating the TikTok generation (Harpers)

  • Revenge of the Earthworms (The Walrus)

  • The Attention Span. “What am I Missing?” (KCP Group)

  • Social media sites can slow the spread of deadly misinformation with modest interventions (Grid)

  • End of Roe Means We Need a New Civil Right to Privacy (Slate)


What are you reading or listening to?