Morning Reads for Tuesday, July 1, 2014

It’s Canada Day! Meh. Though the above is Pierre Trudeau’s cabinet in 1968, making you and yours look shabby. below are your Morning Reads. If you can’t be well-dressed at least try to be well-read.


  • Is Work Killing You? In China, Workers Die at Their Desks (Bloomberg)
  • Tax cuts in Kansas have cost the state money — and job creation’s been terrible (WonkBlog
  • Inside the Google World Cup War Room (Re/Code)
  • How U.S. Courts Are Radically Upending International Finance (Foreign Affairs)
  • A Disruptive Cab Ride to Riches: The Uber Payoff (Musing on Markets)
  • Geithner: Does He Pass the Test? by Paul Krugman (NY Review of Books)
  • Ebooks vs Paper (FT)
  • Why You Hate Work (NY Times)
  • Four myths about the Great War of 1914-1918 (Vox EU)


  • For Southern Dems, it’s all about faith (SouthBendTribune)
  • Cityhood Movement continues unabated (AtlantaIntown)
  • You and HB 60, where can you bring your little buddy? (telegraph)
  • Baton Bob taking Atlanta Police to federal Court (ajc)
  • DFCS Chief most disposable? (ajc)
  • Kingston something something Palestinian something something Campaign Cash (ajc)
  • Regents to consider whether to extend benefits to Same Sex retirees (ajc)
  • Bitter Southerner has Summer Reading for you…(BS)




  1. saltycracker says:

    Kansas might figure out that tax levels are important but they are just part of the considerations.
    It is noteworthy when major U.S. corporations move HQ, particularly when it is to another country.

    The NYT reports Walgreens, for tax purposes, is seriously considering Switzerland.

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