Your Weekend Reading

(Bloomberg) --

Though the U.S. government reopened Friday after an unprecedented shutdown, the political damage may last longer.

What you’ll want to read this weekend

Japan wants to be first to figure out the flying car. Boeing just completed a test of its sleek, skyscraper-dodger. And Airbus says its bug-eyed taxi will be ready for the skies in just weeks.

U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has suggested hiking income taxes on the wealthy. Small problem—the rich are really good at dodging them.

The last time a U.S. administration tried to influence who would take over Venezuela, it didn’t turn out so well for Washington.

It’s the end of an era. The Rothschild family is selling its last piece of land in Austria.

This productivity expert can concentrate for hours on one problem without being distracted. So can you, but don’t check your email.

What you need to know next week

From Bloomberg Businessweek

Want to try the most exciting food in America? Get out of New York. So-called second cities—think Philadelphia, Indianapolis, Asheville—are leading the charge when it comes to culinary innovation. Here’s what to know and where to go.

Your Weekend Reading

©2019 Bloomberg L.P.