A woman of substance

What I am reading: Price of Fame: The Honorable Clare Boothe Luce. By Sylvia Jukes Morris. Random House; 735 pages; $35. Buy from Amazon.com , Amazon.co.uk BEAUTY was an asset…, A woman of substance, http://www.economist.com/news/books-and-arts/21607764-one-20th-century-americas-most-remarkable-women-woman-substance, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

C.I.A. Scrambles to Contain Damage From WikiLeaks Documents

What I am reading: President Trump visited the Central Intelligence Agency in Langley, Va., in January. Officials have not ruled out the possibility that the leaker was an agency…, C.I.A. Scrambles to Contain Damage From WikiLeaks Documents, https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/08/us/wikileaks-cia.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Inside the Schools That Want to Create the Next Mark Zuckerberg–Starting at Age 5

What I am reading: On a cloudless October morning in Austin , hundreds of people stroll the grassy aisles between a half-dozen rows of white tents, where entrepreneurs sell…, Inside the Schools That Want to Create the Next Mark Zuckerberg–Starting at Age 5, http://www.inc.com/magazine/201703/tom-foster/kids-inc-entrepreneurship-training.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Trade on the Streets, and Off the Books, Keeps Zimbabwe Afloat

What I am reading: In Harare, unauthorized street vendors wait until dark to avoid the police. The government says 95 percent of the work force is involved in the informal…, Trade on the Streets, and Off the Books, Keeps Zimbabwe Afloat, https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/04/world/africa/zimbabwe-economy-work-force.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

From the Elders to the Kids: What I Wish I’d Known – The New York Times

What I am reading: When you’re in college, retirement seems so far away. How do you even wrap your head around it? We asked journalism students from five colleges and universities…, From the Elders to the Kids: What I Wish I’d Known – The New York Times, https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/03/business/retirement/millennials-ask-elders-about-retirement.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Obama Administration Rushed to Preserve Intelligence of Russian Election Hacking

What I am reading: President Obama in December. Some in his administration feared that intelligence about Russian interference in the 2016 election could be covered up or…, Obama Administration Rushed to Preserve Intelligence of Russian Election Hacking, https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/01/us/politics/obama-trump-russia-election-hacking.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

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, ,