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Are large-scale GP organisations on the road to sustainability? — While GPs that merge to form bigger partnerships are common, past research shows that patients still prefer smaller practices

The Best Business and Economics Books for Summer — Labor of Love: The Invention of Dating | Moira Weigel What's it about? A history of dating in America, that shows how it's always been tied to the market forces of their era. Why should I read it? It's nice to read a book about dating that's not a memoir or self-help book.

A Strong Middle Class Doesn't Just Happen Naturally — A strong middle class is, for many people, central to the American idea. There are other core values too, of course-freedom, political representation, individualism, etc.-but an economy in which families can feel economic security, live comfortably, and build up wealth is definitely on the list. But that's not the economy America has today.

The On-Demand Society — When today's consumers want to watch a TV show, they can watch it when they want on Netflix. When they want to buy household goods, they can order them from Amazon, even when the stores are all closed. And when they want a car, they can just book a Zipcar or hail an Uber, without owning a car.

‘Return on Investment’: The Narrow, Short-Sighted Finance Concept That Has Taken Over Society — What's a good use of money? For investors, that question comes down to a relatively straightforward calculation: Which of the available options has the greatest expected return on the investment? But investors are far from the only people who are using the "return on investment" framework to weigh different options.

Why Managers Are So Bad at Recognizing Good Ideas — And why managers are so bad at it Please consider disabling it for our site, or supporting our work in one of these ways Subscribe Now > There are two basic modes of judgment: criticism and praise. The former consists of identifying a subject's flaws; the latter of noting its merits.

GPs having to offer 'budget airline-style care' — The pressures on general practice are, says one doctor from a busy inner-city London practice, leading to a "budget airline" style service. Writing in this week's Scrubbing Up column, Rebecca Rosen, a London GP and senior fellow at the Nuffield Trust, says the trend is a mixed blessing for doctors and patients.

The Circles Of American Financial Hell

The Circles of American Financial Hell — There's no escaping the pressure that U.S. inequality exerts on parents to make sure their kids succeed. Please consider disabling it for our site, or supporting our work in one of these ways Subscribe Now > More than a half-century ago, Betty Friedan set out to call attention to "the problem that has no name," by which she meant the dissatisfaction of millions of American housewives.

The Atlantic Summit on the Economy — Recession or expansion? Domestic growth or global decline? Government spending or austerity? Europe with or without the UK? Does China's slowdown matter? Tax reform or more taxes? Stability or volatility? These are some of the questions to be tackled at The Atlantic's 5th annual Summit on the Economy.
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Jul 23, 2016

@jposi whatttttt. Also how has this not come up before? Have you guys met?

Jul 21, 2016

@eleanorbarkhorn relatedly, if you have a draft ready, just send it.

Jul 19, 2016

RT @kathoh: A campaign that trades on white supremacy stealing from the hard work of black leaders it insults? Pretty offensive 

Jul 19, 2016

What are the chances someone in the campaign (Melania? A speechwriter?) is *trying* to tank Trump? With this plus the rickrolling.

Jul 18, 2016

@YAppelbaum almost as good as the menorah made out of Legos.

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