Economics, Society, Technology

The Reconn Reader: 5 July, 2019

Each week, I share some of the most interesting articles I’ve come across in the past seven days. Here is this week’s selection. Inclusion does not mean endorsement. -CA   World & Politics The global crisis in conservatism Conservatives respect business and are prudent stewards of the economy, because prosperity underpins everything. Hungary’s prime minister, Viktor […]

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Economics, Society, Technology

The Reconn Reader: 28 June, 2019

Each week, I share some of the most interesting articles I’ve come across in the past seven days. Here is this week’s selection. Inclusion does not mean endorsement. -CA   World & Politics Did we ever really understand how the EU works? The EU27’s whole approach to the talks, in other words, underlined how the politics […]

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Economics, Education, Society

Recent Read: “College is a Racket”

The March 25th issue of Bloomberg BusinessWeek had an interesting profile of Rebecca Kantar, the founder of startup Imbellus and a crusader to change the way educational systems measure potential and performance. A Harvard dropout, Kanter is convinced that today’s SAT and SCT regimens are deeply flawed, poor predictors of college performance and that higher-ed […]

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Economics, Science, Society, Technology

Reconn Reader: March 29, 2019

Each week, I share some of the most interesting articles I’ve come across in the past seven days. Here is this week’s selection. Inclusion does not mean endorsement. -CA   World & Politics Digital India: Technology to transform a connected nation Global and local digital businesses have recognized the opportunity in India and are creating services […]

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Economics, Science, Society, Technology

Reconn Reader: 22 March, 2019

Each week, I share some of the most interesting articles I’ve come across in the past seven days. Here is this week’s selection. Inclusion does not mean endorsement. -CA   World & Politics Brexit Borderlands The Irish Border by comparison has 208 official road crossings, mostly made up of country roads, along its 500km stretch. Some […]

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Business, Economics, Society, Technology

Reconn Reader: March 15, 209

Each week, I share some of the most interesting articles I’ve come across in the past seven days. Here is this week’s selection. Inclusion does not mean endorsement. -CA   World & Politics Can Putin Fix Russia’s Sputtering Economy? The only other option for the Kremlin is to improve the business climate in ways that attract […]

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Economics, Society, Technology

The Reconn Reader: Mar 9, 2019

Each week, I share some of the most interesting articles I’ve come across in the past seven days. Here is this week’s selection. Inclusion does not mean endorsement. -CA   World & Politics Worryingly Troubled Organisation: why the WTO is in serious peril The grim prospects of what trading with the EU on WTO terms alone […]

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Economics, Society, Technology

Reconn Reader: Mar 1, 2019

Each week, I share some of the most interesting articles I’ve come across in the past seven days. Here is this week’s selection. Inclusion does not mean endorsement. -CA   World & Politics Will Maduro’s Supporters Abandon Him? Most other officials disagreed with this assessment and blamed the opposition for its own failures. Not even the […]

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Economics, Science, Technology

The Reconn Reader: Feb 22, 2019

Each week, I share some of the most interesting articles I’ve come across in the past seven days. Here is this week’s selection. Inclusion does not mean endorsement. -CA   World & Politics Swedbank Dirty Money Plot Thickens After CEO Analyst Call The development comes as a $230 billion scandal engulfing Danske continues to spread, with […]

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