Ritholtz's Reads: The Big One Is Coming in Coastal Northwest

Barry Ritholtz is a Bloomberg View columnist. He founded Ritholtz Wealth Management and was chief executive and director of equity research at FusionIQ, a quantitative research firm. He blogs at the Big Picture and is the author of “Bailout Nation: How Greed and Easy Money Corrupted Wall Street and Shook the World Economy.”
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Good Saturday morning. Pour yourself a tall mug of slow brewed iced coffee, and settle in for our long-form weekend reads: 

• Post-Capitalism: We are entering a new era as disruptive change comes from information technology, new ways of working and the sharing economy. The old ways will take a long while to disappear, but it’s time to be utopian. The end of capitalism has begun. (The Guardian

• Good Advice, or Advice that Sounds Good? (Jason Zweig

• The Rivals: Paul Samuelson and Milton Friedman arrive at the University of Chicago – in 1932 (Economic Principals

• The Misleading War on GMOs: The Food Is Safe. The Rhetoric Is Dangerous. (Slate

• Rushing the Corner Office: This MBA Program Is for NFL Stars (Bloomberg

• Bringing Broken-Windows Policing to a Crime-Ridden Neighborhood: Wall Street (The Atlantic

• The Really Big One: An earthquake will destroy a sizable portion of the coastal Northwest. The question is when. (New Yorker

• The history of British slave ownership has been buried: now its scale can be revealed. A new BBC documentary tells how a trove of documents lays bare the names of Britain’s 46,000 slave owners, including relatives of Gladstone and Orwell (The Guardian

• Surgery Risks: Why Choosing the Right Surgeon Matters (ProPublica

• Artless: Why do intelligent people no longer care about art? (The Smart Set)

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