TouchStone Reads - September 30th, 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 — pour yourself a hot cup of coffee & enjoy...

  • The mysterious ad slump of 2022 (Vox)

  • Killed for Walking a Dog: The mundanity and insanity of gun death in America (The Atlantic)

  • The Crypto World Is on Edge After a String of Hacks (New York Times)

  • Why Trump’s Alleged Real-Estate Shenanigans Went Too Far (Slate)

  • Revealed: the ‘shocking’ levels of toxic lead in Chicago tap water (The Guardian)

  • Why do Russian executives, including 4 connected with Gazprom, keep dying in strange ways? (Grid)

  • What happened to giving money to charity? (Vox)

  • House of Cards (Prof G)

  • Runners can be disqualified for starting after the gun. What gives? (Vox)

  • Cancer-killing virus shows promise in patients (BBC)

  • Saving Water Even as we Grow (Human Progress)

What are you reading or listening to?