Economics, Society, Technology

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 Day’ So why make everyone’s tax bills – and earnings – public? It’s all to do with the government’s transparency laws. The idea is to […]

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Economics, Labor, Society

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 really true. A recent Atlantic article by Caitlin Zaloom (Associate Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis at New York University), does both of these things and her […]

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Economics, Society, Technology

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 dramatically with tradition? To be sure, angry, exhausted voters in Brazil view anything that signals change positively. But the deeper answer lies in a dilemma […]

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Business, Society, Technology

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 the World Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman asserted in an interview with Bloomberg that Khashoggi had left the consulate after just a short […]

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