Stuff to read

  1. Social infrastructure (e.g., libraries, community relations) is important!
  2. Taking the train across the US and Rick Steves’s life of encouraging Americans to discover Europe and better their lives.
  3. Although it’s sad to see politicians changing the rules to try to avoid corruption charges, I agree that these shenanigans — some of which are reversed by popular protests — are better than the old regime of impunity.
  4. Gaming Disorder: What it’s like to be addicted to video games
  5.  Ljubjlana is impressive. I love it’s car free area. Read the backstory.
  6. An update on Saudi Arabia’s use of subsidized U.S. water
  7. Big Pharma doesn’t need high drug prices for research but profits
  8. Some students are better off choosing trade schools over university
  9. Arranged marriage can work and bring love
  10. Listen to these recent Jive Talking podcasts: Janna Ruiter brings a human touch to space and Martin Keulertz says solar will free the Middle East

Author: David Zetland

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

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