Weekend Reading, Watching, and Listening Recommendations (November 6, 2020)
The Curse of Econ 101; How Businesses Can Recruit and Develop More Young People of Color; A History of the Electoral College; Cocoa: A Bittersweet Supply Chain
Read: The Curse of Econ 101: When it comes to basic policy questions such as the minimum wage, introductory economics can be more misleading than it is helpful. [From The Atlantic]
Read: How Businesses Can Recruit and Develop More Young People of Color [via the Harvard Business Review]
Read: Has a remote Amazonian tribe upended our understanding of language? [via the New Yorker]
Listen: The Electoral College: What is it, why do we have it, and why hasn't it changed? [via NPR Throughline]
Listen: Tea War: A History of Capitalism in China and India: A fascinating new history of this ubiquitous beverage, leveraging its production, consumption, and global circulation to offer a fresh and compelling account of capitalist accumulation.
Watch: Switch On: The Complete Film: Across developing Africa, Asia and Latin America, billions of people suffer from the lack of safe and reliable energy -- impacting literacy and education, water and food supply, communication, healthcare and the economy. But inspiring leaders, entrepreneurs and everyday citizens are standing up to bring power to their people.
Chart of the Week: Cocoa: A Bittersweet Supply Chain [via Visual Capitalist]