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Great Weekend Reads for January 25, 2019

“You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.” ― C.S. Lewis

The Secret of Lyndon Johnson’s ArchivesNew Yorker

We May Finally Have Cracked the Alzheimers Code – New Scientist

An Abyss of Hate vs. Hate – New York Magazine

The Trust Industry – Slate

When People Are As Predictable As Water – Nautilus

How Facebook & Google Corrupted Capitalism – LA Review of Books

What Happened When I Ate Nothing But Meat for 30 Days – Outside

Social Media Is Rotting Democracy from WithinVox

The Marijuana Billionaire Who Doesn’t Smoke Weed – Fortune

The Phony Crusade to Change the World – The Guardian

A New Documentary Wrestles with How Democracy Came to This – The Baffler

Stop Trusting Viral VideosThe Atlantic

How Photography Became Dominant – Washington Post

The Bed That Saved Me from the Taliban – BBC

Why Contemporary Women Artists Are Obsessed with the Grotesque – Artsy

Photo Essay of the Week: Eight Views of Global Migration

DEALS: Deep Discounts on Open-Box Products

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Video of the Week

Media theorist Douglas Rushkoff makes the case for “Team People” in the digital era, a time when people seem to frequently view themselves as their own worst enemy.

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