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Reading recommendations to start your week


During the week, I come across several dozen articles that I know I will want to read but don’t have time at the moment to get into. This Sunday, I whittled that list down quite a bit and unearthed a few that were insightful and informative for our Business Record readers. If you need something else to think about besides the lack of warmth lately, try one of these — and have a great week.

— From the Des Moines Register’s investigative reporter, another angle of the privatized Medicaid program in the state. Here’s the lead: “Hundreds of disabled Iowans are being denied the medical devices they need, including wheelchairs, shower stools and even nutritional supplements, by private Medicaid providers that routinely refuse to pay for them, the Des Moines Register has found.”

— For some valuable historical context on the trade war with China and from the New York Times: U.S. and China Play Chicken on Trade, and Neither Swerves.

— From Propublica: Four Ways to Fix Facebook

— From the New Yorker magazine, a piece by actress Molly Ringwald: What About “The Breakfast Club”? Revisiting the movies of my youth in the age of #MeToo.

— Major international news from the weekend from NPR about a chemical attack in Syria: Syrian government accused of killing dozens in chemical attack.

— From Reuters, a milestone in the water issues in Flint, Mich.: Michigan to end free bottled water for Flint, saying water crisis over.

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