Empire of the pig

What I am reading: PIG number 5422 saunters into the pen, circles its few square metres and mounts a plastic stand. The farmer cleans the animal’s underside, feels around and…, Empire of the pig, http://www.economist.com/news/christmas-specials/21636507-chinas-insatiable-appetite-pork-symbol-countrys-rise-it-also, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

The Immigration Facts Donald Trump Doesn’t Like

What I am reading: Justin Renteria Let’s be clear: The moral case against President Trump’s plan to uproot and expel millions of unauthorized immigrants is open-and-shut. But what…, The Immigration Facts Donald Trump Doesn’t Like, https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/25/opinion/the-costs-of-mr-trumps-dragnet.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

The Anti-Trump Activist Taking On Retailers

What I am reading: Ivanka Trump brand boots (white boxes) for sale in early February at the Century 21 department store in New York Drew Angerer/Getty Images SAN FRANCISCO —…, The Anti-Trump Activist Taking On Retailers, https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/25/business/the-unlikely-general-behind-an-anti-trump-boycott.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Losing a Fortune Often Comes Down to One Thing: Family

What I am reading: Frances Stroh has written a book about how her family lost its company, the Stroh brewery, and its fortune through a series of bad deals and personal missteps.…, Losing a Fortune Often Comes Down to One Thing: Family, https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/19/your-money/losing-a-fortune-often-comes-down-to-one-thing-family.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

How Playwrights Are Changing the Way We Think About TV

What I am reading: Sarah Treem (left) on the set of her Showtime series The Affair . Mark Schafer/Showtime When Jordan Harrison attended Brown University for his Masters in Fine…, How Playwrights Are Changing the Way We Think About TV, http://www.slate.com/blogs/browbeat/2017/02/20/playwrights_speak_on_the_perils_and_advantages_of_working_in_tv.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

How to Live Wisely

What I am reading: , How to Live Wisely, https://www.nytimes.com/2015/08/02/education/edlife/how-to-live-wisely.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

The Murky Future of Nuclear Power in the United States

What I am reading: A view into Unit 4 at the Alvin W. Vogtle generating station in Georgia. The complex plans to use AP1000 reactors from Westinghouse. via Georgia Power This was…, The Murky Future of Nuclear Power in the United States, https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/18/business/energy-environment/nuclear-power-westinghouse-toshiba.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

How did Europe become the richest part of the world? – Joel Mokyr | Aeon Essays

What I am reading: How and why did the modern world and its unprecedented prosperity begin? Learned tomes by historians, economists, political scientists and other scholars fill…, How did Europe become the richest part of the world? – Joel Mokyr | Aeon Essays, https://aeon.co/essays/how-did-europe-become-the-richest-part-of-the-world, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

The Duke Newspaper Columns by Trumpkin Stephen Miller That Made GOPers Say, “My God”

What I am reading: Stephen Miller speaks at a Donald Trump rally on May 25 in Anaheim, California. Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images The conservative student newspaper column is one of…, The Duke Newspaper Columns by Trumpkin Stephen Miller That Made GOPers Say, “My God”, http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2016/12/14/a_look_back_at_trump_adviser_stephen_miller_s_college_writing_career.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Palace intrigue: Trump friend goes off on Priebus

What I am reading: Jonathan Swan 32 mins ago Featured AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) President Trump’s friend Chris Ruddy appeared Sunday on CNN’s Reliable Sources. Unprompted, Ruddy,…, Palace intrigue: Trump friend goes off on Priebus, https://www.axios.com/trumps-friend-attacks-reince-priebus-2257300191.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,