Each Friday I am going to attempt to give you high quality reading material for the weekend, in the form of fifteen links from the previous week.
Here we go — I hope you enjoy:
- The false choice of mediocrity
- Why Only Yuppies Feel Busy: An Economic Theory
- 50 Things I’ve Learned About Publishing a Weblog
- How much of happiness is under our control? How can we make the most of it?
- Sitting for More Than Three Hours a Day Cuts Life Expectancy
- Local food isn’t bad
- The Procrastination-Killing Tactic To Try Now (Or In 10 Minutes)
- Monetizing digital attention
- What Is It to be Intellectually Humble?
- The Long Run History of Taxes on the Rich
- What does broadening the base entail?
- Poverty in the 50 years since ‘The Other America,’ in five charts
- Will The Affordable Care Act Kill Jobs?
- The Slow Death of the American Dream
- I was a right-wing child star
- Taxes at the Top
- As Income Inequality Widens, Rich Presidential Candidates Dominate
- The Myth That Obama’s Tax Plan Would Target Small Businesses
- A Manifesto for Economic Sense
A few bonus posts, since it's Friday the 13th.