Interesting stuff

  1. Mississippi has improved children’s reading skills… by teaching better
  2. Read: When Are We OK with Getting Bribed?
  3. Read about industrial scale catfishing (tech workers posing as potential lovers to get lonely people to pay for attention)
  4. Read how Russia killed its tech industry
  5. Read a big, World Bank report: The Economics of Water Scarcity in the Middle East and North Africa (my recent paper on post-water political economy touches on the same issues).
  6. Read a convincing argument in favor of public housing in the US.
  7. Read about the scams used by the “we buy houses fast” people.
  8. Read about Temu, a Chinese cheap good company trying to buy market share (losing $millions) in the US.
  9. London’s waste is rising from its historic dumps, spoiling lands and waters with toxicity.
  10. Read: A Masters of Beef Advocacy [MBS!?] program teaches ‘scientific sounding’ arguments on cattle’s sustainability in an all-out public relations war

H/T to DG

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Author: David Zetland

I'm a political-economist from California who now lives in Amsterdam.

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