Reading Lounge

1. The value of Ukraine as a pawn has not yet been fully exploited by the US

2. Housing in Denmark and Blackstone

3. “Get Big Fast.” How Amazon Accelerated the Commodification of Literature

4. If Haruki Murakami wins, I will eat one of his fancy T-shirts

5. The creator of the written Cherokee language

6. The Reason Why Americans Spell “Colour” As “Color”

7. Ukraine as John Pilger saw it eight years ago

8. Some of the cringiest revelations in the Elon Musk text dump

9. The world of work

Reading Lounge

1. 4,000 Years of Failed Price Controls

2. A short history of the British pound

3. A more recent history of the British pound

4. TikTok creators are condensing Hollywood movies

5. Green Steel: Decarbonising with Hydrogen-Fueled Production

6. Escalating sanctions against Russia shows Europe’s loss of strategic autonomy, brewing irrationality

7. US woman sends resume on cake to Nike

8. Survival of the Richest

Reading Lounge

1. Professional fakers are charging people up to $150 an hour to sit in their job interviews for them

2. ‘Samarkand Spirit’ to be driven by ‘responsible powers’ Russia and China

3. We tried to buy our way into The Queue. Here’s what we learned

4. Wood burning thread

5. How the Maharaja Mascot Became Air-India’s Adventurous, Yet Controversial, Design Star

6. The punctuation mark

7. Pawnbrokers, winners of Germany’s growing economic crisis