Tax Havens, Global Warming and Funny People

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- My midweek morning train reads:

  • From Rust Belt to Robot Belt: Turning AI into jobs in the U.S. heartland (MIT Technology Review); see also How Tech Companies Conquered America’s Cities (New York Times)
  • Angelo Mozilo Is Unrepentant. But There’s No Second Act for the Head of Defunct Lender. (Wall Street Journal)
  • Hedge funds boost “responsible investment” strategies (Financial Times)
  • How Much Do Tax Havens Cost the Rest of Us? (Barron’s)
  • Why Are Millions Paying Online Tax Preparation Fees When They Don’t Need To? (ProPublica)
  • Looking for signs of global warming? They’re all around you (AP); see also Climate change will make rice less nutritious, putting millions of the world’s poor at risk (the Conversation)
  • Buyers tied to Russia, former Soviet republics paid $109 million cash for Trump properties (McClatchy)
  • Science Isn’t Broken (FiveThirtyEight)
  • The facts about Trump’s policy of separating families at the border (Washington Post)
  • Tina Fey and the 40(ish) Most Powerful People in Comedy (Hollywood Reporter)

What are you reading?

Undocumented immigrants are considerably less likely to commit crime than citizens

Sources: Cato Institute, Wonkblog 

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