November Roundup

Pro Skier Trying to Ski Best Routes Before It’s Too Late (Youtube)
We Are Running Out of Air (The Atlantic)
The Sustainability Myth – Interview with Yvon Chouinard (Fast Company)
World thirst for oil keeps growing, with SUVs a key culprit (AP)
Money Is the Oxygen on Which the Fire of Global Warming Burns (The New Yorker)
I’m a conservative Republican. Climate change is real. (Politico)
Hey, Jeff Bezos: I work for Amazon – and I’m protesting against your firm’s climate inaction (The Guardian)
A relatively painless guide to cutting plastic out of your life (Fast Company)
Partisans Switch Sides in Presidential Attributes Trade-Off (Gallup)
For the first time in history, U.S. billionaires paid a lower tax rate than the working class last year (Washington Post)
The Rich Really Do Pay Lower Taxes Than You (NYT)
US Income Tax Rates in History (Wikipedia)
The Power of Questions (Farnham Street)
Why Americans Smile So Much (The Atlantic)
The time for horse racing has passed. It’s time to outlaw it. (Washington Post)
Hunter Biden’s Perfectly Legal, Socially Acceptable Corruption (The Atlantic)
Let Trump Destroy Trump (Oped; The New York Times)
America’s current political moment might be so bad that it becomes good – George Will (WP)
To Change a Habit, Get Extreme. Progressively. (Behavioral Scientist)
WeFail: How the doomed Masa Son-Adam Neumann relationship set WeWork on the road to disaster (Fast Company)

for fun…
From leech collectors to knocker-ups, here are 16 weird jobs that no longer exist (Business Insider)
West Slabs of Olympus fast; June 2011 (Youtube)
Nils Frahm – Toilet Brushes – More (Live in London) (Youtube)
Here’s What Fruits And Vegetables Looked Like Before We Domesticated Them (Business Insider)

Also, if you obsess over US Politics (as I do, unfortunately), here are a few podcasts I recommend:

Left, Right & Center (NPR)
Hacks on Tap with David Axelrod and Mike Murphy
The Remnant with Jonah Goldberg 
Shields and Brooks (PBS Newshour)

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