TouchStone Reads - March 31st, 2023


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 Dodd-Frank Act could have at least helped Silicon Valley Bank ‘fail well’ (MSNBC)

  • Stability Breeds Instability: In the past three weeks, we’ve witnessed a powerful reminder: human nature does not change (Investor Amnesia)

  • Will Ozempic Change How We Think About Being Fat and Being Thin? (The New Yorker)

  • 50 Tech Leaders Circulated A Private Memo In Washington Calling For Action On SVB (Forbes)

  • Why are young people driving less? Evidence points to economics, not preferences (Brookings)

  • The 20-Somethings Fueling a Stick-Shift Renaissance (Wall Street Journal)

  • These young female athletes died by suicide. They all had head injuries in common: Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine (CNN)

  • Long COVID Comes Into the Light: We’re finally starting to see the truth about the vexing condition. It’s not what we thought (Slate)

  • 10 of the strangest merch items from companies that crashed (The Guardian)

  • How to tap trees and make maple syrup (Cottage Life)

  • The Kremlin Has Entered the Chat (Wired)

  • Dad jokes could be a sign of good parenting: experts (

What are you reading or listening to?