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A Devil's Bargain and Strategic Deceptions

Here are your morning reads.

Back to work with our Tuesday morning train reads:

  • A "Mass Shooting Generation" Cries Out for Change (New York Times); see also We Know What Will Happen Next (Boston Globe)
  • Wealth Managers Beware: Emerging Fintechs Are Coming for Retirement Planning Next (CB Insights)
  • While Washington Spends, China Moves to Cut Its $30 Trillion Debt Load (Bloomberg Businessweek); see also Doesn’t Anyone Care About Deficits Anymore? (Bloomberg Businessweek)
  • Devil’s Bargain: We already have planet-cooling technology. The problem is, it’s killing us. (Grist)
  • Hedge Fund Fees Are Falling -- But Not for Everyone (Institutional Investor); see also Hedge-Fund Mediocrity Is the Best Magic Trick (Bloomberg View)
  • The Mueller Probe and a Lesson in Russian Strategic Deception (Slate)
  • Podcasting Is the New Soft Diplomacy (Ringer); see also Slow Burn, a podcast miniseries about Watergate, the scandal that brought down a president (Slate)
  • How Insulin Became Unaffordable (Harvard Political Review)
  • How Does Trump Stack Up Against the Best -- and Worst -- Presidents? (New York Times); see also President Trump made 2,140 false or misleading claims in his first year (Washington Post)
  • The Sound and the Fury: Inside the Mystery of the Havana Embassy (ProPublica)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview with Kathryn Minshew, co-founder and chief executive officer of career-development platform the Muse. She has been named to the Forbes “30 Under 30 in Media” list and one of Inc.’s “15 Women to Watch in Tech.”

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