Something Good for the Month
There’s nothing like cruising down a river and observing all the vibrant colours of fall. Before you get caught up in year-end obligations and holiday celebrations, channel your inner serenity by taking in our key picks for the month.
Forbes | There’s No ‘Supply-Chain Shortage,’ Or Inflation. There’s Just Central Planning
It’s great that so many have copies of Adam Smith’s The Wealth of Nations, but very unfortunate that so few have read it. The alleged “supply chain” problems we’re enduring right now were explained by Smith in the book’s opening pages.
Architectural Digest | Billionaire Marc Lore Is Planning a $500 Billion “City of the Future”
While other billionaires are jockeying to get into space, Marc Lore has his eyes on planet Earth: The former Walmart exec has announced plans to create a new utopian city in the American desert, featuring self-driving cars and energy-efficient skyscrapers.
Doomberg | One Flew Over the Prepper’s Nest
“The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.” – John. F. Kennedy In an iconic scene from the classic movie Tremors, Burt and Heather Gummer – crude Hollywood caricatures of the prepper persona – successfully defend themselves against a massive underground worm-like monster. That particular Graboid clearly chose the wrong prepper bunker to burrow into.
Bloomberg | Anyone Seen Tether’s Billions?
A wild search for the U.S. dollars supposedly backing the stablecoin at the center of the global cryptocurrency trade—and in the crosshairs of U.S. regulators and prosecutors.
Ruffer | The Great Acceleration
The coronavirus crisis has accelerated pre-existing tectonic shifts that are changing world order.
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