Sunday Reads: Oct. 30

Happy Halloween weekend everyone.

Associated Press: Judge sides with fired NYC sanitation workers in vaccine dispute

NPR: Costume store Spirit Halloween is a harbinger of the demise of the American mall : It’s Been a Minute

Associated Press: Regulators propose $155M fine for PG&E for 2020 wildfire

Vox: Plant-based and lab-grown meat alternatives are being combined to create “hybrid” meat

The New York Times: Small businesses are increasingly looking to control their supply chain operations

The Economist: Vladimir Putin is dragging the world back to a bloodier time

Pew Research Center: Midterm voting intentions are divided, economic gloom persists

Wired: Satellites monitor carbon capture

The Washington Post: Universal basic income has been tested repeatedly. It works. Will America ever embrace it?

San Francisco Chronicle: NIMBY cities push bogus housing plans

NPR: Hoax school shooting calls keep happening, and there’s a pattern

Associated Press: Advanced recycling: Plastic crisis solution or distraction?

The New York Times: A ‘tripledemic’? Flu and other infections return as Covid cases rise

The Washington Post: Florida needs workers to rebuild after Ian. Undocumented migrants are stepping in.

Reuters: U.S. retailers fill store shelves with leftover holiday inventory

The Economist: A global house-price slump is coming // Housing markets face a brutal squeeze

The Washington Post: A sequel to the 1996 blockbuster Twister is planned: Twisters

Grub Street: What it would really be like to date a chef from ‘The Bear’

The Economist: The ugly truth about young beauty brands’ business model