Happy Saturday! Start your weekend off right, with these longer-form weekend reads:

  • 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)
  • The Ego and the Universe: Alan Watts on Becoming Who You Really Are (Brain Pickings)
  • What's God Got to Do with Religion? (American Interest)
  • The Rise of a the A**hole Sports Dad (And How to Avoid Turning into One) (GQ)
  • Boogie Nights Gave Burt Reynolds a Comeback That Didn't Stick (The Dissolve)

What's up this weekend?

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