Category: Society

Recent Read: “Automation and the future of the African American workforce”

McKinsey takes a sobering look at how the next wave of automation will impact the African American workforce and the outlook is grim without some changes. Some highlights:   Representation […]

Recent Read: “My Favorite Tax”

Joshua Brown has an excellent post on his “Reformed Broker” blog today on why he pays for quality journalism. I could not agree more. Each month, I pay for:New York […]

Recent read: “Digital immortality: How your life’s data means a version of you could live forever”

Nice short take from Courtney Humphries on the emerging business of digital afterlife in WIRED. It’s an issue I have written about before and that will only grow in the future. […]

The Reconn Reader: Nov 9, 2018

Each week, I share some of the most interesting articles from the past seven days. Here is this week’s selection. -CA Finland has just published everyone’s taxes on ‘National Jealousy […]

Is the American Middle Class Dead?

The term “middle class” is one heard and used all of the time, but rarely do we stop to question how that term is defined and whether that definition is […]

The Reconn Reader: Nov 2, 2018

Each week, I share some of the most interesting articles from the past seven days. Here is this week’s selection. -CA Trumpism Comes to Brazil Why would Bolsonaro break so […]

The Reconnomics Weekend Reads

Each week, I share ten of the most interesting articles from the past seven days. Here is this week’s selection. Enjoy!   1. How an Apparent Saudi Hit Job Has Shaken […]

Recent Read: “Young People Are Suing the Trump Administration Over Climate Change. She’s Their Lawyer.”

Fascinating read in New York Times by Jason Schwarz on Julia Olson, the lead attorney on a long-shot lawsuit by young people against the Federal government for lack of action […]

Recent Read: “Venezuela’s Suicide: Lessons From a Failed State”

Don’t miss the excellent analysis of Venezuela’s long road to chaos in the latest Foreign Affairs by Moisés Naím and Francisco Toro.  It’s an excellent recap of how that nation started […]

On Socialism, Capitalism and the Problem With Red Ferrari’s

I’m a pretty serious car fan, yet sometimes even I am surprised to the extent some people go to in the automotive world. The latest case in point is a […]