Sunday Reads: Aug. 30
I just almost typed September for today’s date and I’m honestly not sure where August went. Hope you’re all enjoying the last bit of summer Great Falls.
Here’s this week’s reading list.
NPR: End of federal unemployment brings difficult financial choices
Foreign Affairs: The looming hunger pandemic
Council on Foreign Affairs: Does Chinese state media post a threat to the United States?
The Washington Post: How Minneapolis police handles the in-custody death of a Black man 10 years before George Floyd
Axios: Hospitals charge a lot more when Wall Street owns them
Wall Street Journal: From ‘freezer farms’ to jets, logistics operators prepare for a COVID-19 vaccine
The Atlantic: A new era of coronavirus testing is about to begin
NPR: A confusing back-to-school season may lead to blockbuster spending
Associated Press: U.S. faces back-to-school laptop shortage
The New York Times: Billions in hospital virus aid rested on compliance with private vendor
CityLab: A growing movement takes on the mega-development
Associated Press: Thousands allowed to bypass environmental rules in pandemic
Politico: After brutal budget cuts, compost sites face eviction by Parks Department
The Washington Post: Zoom outages disrupt first day of online classes for many schools and universities
WBUR: Asymptomatic children carry higher COVID-19 viral load than adults in ICUs, study finds
NPR: Director of National Intelligence cancels verbal election security briefings