Irrationality, the F-Word and Keynesian Economics
It's Fed day! Get ready with our morning train reads:
- 99 Reasons Why 2016 Was a Good Year (Medium); see also State of Technology, 2016 (Stratechery)
- The Irrationality Within Us: Why we are not as rational as we think, and why that matters (Scientific American)
- What Would Bertrand Russell Say About Russell Index? (Real Clear Markets)
- Expected Risk (Wealth of Common Sense)
- The "F-Word" Never Sounded So Sweet: "Fiduciary" term finally catches on -- just as the GOP threatens to change retirement-savings rule (Wall Street Journal)
- Keynesian economics: is it time for the theory to rise from the dead? (the Guardian)
- Under Trump, red states are finally going to be able to turn themselves into poor, unhealthy paradises (Wonkblog)
- It’s Like Reddit, Without the Trolls: Imzy, started by two former Reddit employees, wants to be a kinder, gentler version of the controversial discussion site. (Bloomberg Businessweek)
- The graffiti kids: How an act of teenage rebellion sparked the Syrian war (Globe and Mail); see also This Is What Aleppo Looked Like This Year (BuzzFeed)
- "Rogue One" is the first Star Wars movie to acknowledge the whole franchise is about war (Vox)
What are you reading?
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