Newsletter 362


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[5]What’s Happening To The US Economy?
    Links:
      5. http://b.rw/lAHonW

Martin Feldstein | Project Syndicate | 29 June 2011

Why is pessimism among economists growing? Lucid, concise précis demystifies
  the economy’s performance over past year, for those wondering “Wait—what’s
  with this mysteriously non-recovering so-called recovery?" [6]Comments
    Links:
      6. http://thebrowser.com/articles/what’s-happening-us-economy

[7]'I Can See You're Not Neo-Nazis'
    Links:
      7. http://b.rw/lBGeri

Jason Webster | FT | 1 July 2011

A new holiday touring sites where Hitler and the Nazi party rose and fell
  was bound to cause controversy. But away from the media furore, writer finds
  trip challenging, fascinating, sensitively conducted [8]Comments
    Links:
      8. http://thebrowser.com/articles/i-can-see-youre-not-neo-nazis

[9]A Swedish Burger Chain Says 'Minimize Me'
    Links:
      9. http://b.rw/m7ucQb

Andrew Winston | HBR | 30 June 2011

Can we make money without doing evil? I believe it's not just possible but
  will be what defines profitability in the future. Here’s a compelling
  example: Burger firm makes industry-leading margins by advising people to
  eat less meat [10]Comments
    Links:
      10. http://thebrowser.com/articles/swedish-burger-chain-says-minimize-me

[11]It’s A Mad Mad 90th Anniversary
    Links:
      11. http://b.rw/liinNg

Jeremiah Jenne | Granite Studio | 1 July 2011

Mad Men guide to Communist China. "Mao and Don Draper are chain-smoking
  misogynistic misanthropes with shady pasts. They rose by being good ideas
  men and not a little bit ruthless. Politics aside, I bet they could have
  hung a bit" [12]Comments
    Links:
      12. http://thebrowser.com/articles/it’s-mad-mad-90th-anniversary

[13]The Business Of Values
    Links:
      13. http://b.rw/mCHAvE

David Rock | HBR | 24 June 2011

Reflections on recent leadership symposium. An article packed with gems that
  addresses why business schools haven’t done a better job of producing
  ethically grounded leaders respected in and trusted by society [14]Comments
    Links:
      14. http://thebrowser.com/articles/business-values

[15]Interview: David Frost
    Links:
      15. http://b.rw/kbCiP4

Simon Hattenstone | Guardian | 2 July 2011

Could have been preacher or footballer. But TV claimed him. Much-mocked:
  Peter Cook said one of his great regrets was saving Frost from drowning. But
  conducted "perhaps the greatest television interview ever", with Richard
  Nixon [16]Comments
    Links:
      16. http://thebrowser.com/articles/interview-david-frost

FiveBooks Interview

[17]Franklin Foer on the Roots of Liberalism
    Links:
      17. http://thebrowser.com/interviews/franklin-foer-on-roots-liberalism

Our weekly series on American progressivism continues with the journalist
  and author discussing the genesis of liberalism – and how the Civil War
  remade politics [18]Read on
    Links:
      18. http://thebrowser.com/interviews/franklin-foer-on-roots-liberalism

Featured Topic

[19]Crime & Thriller Writing
    Links:
      19. http://thebrowser.com/topics/crime-writing

Leading writers discuss their genre and select their top five essential
  reads, plus selected articles on the murky world of thrillers and whodunnits
  [20]Read on
    Links:
      20. http://thebrowser.com/topics/crime-writing

Reader Recommendations

_@zachprague_  RT _@ZachofArabia_: _@will_mccants_: Solid longform in Vanity
  Fair on Saudi involvement in 9/11 - [21]t.co/a6wHfmy // #browsings [22]More
  like this
    Links:
      21. http://t.co/a6wHfmy
      22. http://thebrowser.com/browsings

Book of the Day

[23]Book of the Day
    Links:
      23. http://thebrowser.com/recommended/desert-by-john-c-van-dyke

[24]The Desert by John C Van Dyke
    Links:
      24. http://thebrowser.com/recommended/desert-by-john-c-van-dyke

[25]Hari Kunzru says: "It is a book that completely changed the American
  idea of what the Western desert could be, and Sierra Club hikers still carry
  it around" [26]FiveBooks Archive
    Links:
      25. http://thebrowser.com/interviews/hari-kunzru-on-mojave-desert
      26. http://thebrowser.com/fivebooks/archive

Video of the Day

[27]The Loving Trap
    Links:
      27. http://thebrowser.com/videos/loving-trap

For fans of Adam Curtis documentaries: a parody [28]More videos
    Links:
      28. http://thebrowser.com/videos

Quote of the Day

[29]Terry Eagleton, on learning
    Links:
      29. http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/andrewbrown/2010/nov/21/rowan-eagleton-dawkins-atheism-debate

There's no point in defending the value of synecdoche to people who think
    it's a small town in upper New York state

[30]More quotes
    Links:
      30. http://thebrowser.com/quotations

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