Weekly Memo

Weekly Memo

Happy Easter everyone!

Politics

The Education of Donald J. Trump - The Atlantic

President Trump has been all over the place recently. Reversing course on his stances on China, NATO, Syria, just to name a few. To be expected from someone who has no true idealogical beliefs I guess. 

What is Trump's Policy in Syria? - The Guardian

Trump's Confusing Strike on Syria - The New Yorker

Donald Trump's Foreign Policy is Becoming Everything He Said He Hated - Vox

The Photography of Trump's Presidency Is a Huge Break from Obama's - The Verge

Bring back Pete! Luckily he's still active on IG, sometimes in a humorous way

'We Redacted Everything That's Not a Verifiably True Statement From Trump's Time Interview About the Truth' - The Slot

You guess it. 90% of the interview was redacted. Here's the original interview if you want a look inside the mind of a mad man.

Sports

Sin City or Bust - ESPN's Outside the Lines

The NFL's Gambling Policy is a Mess - Deadspin

Sergio Finally Breaks Through - Golf.com

Sergio Completes His Transformation By Winning Masters - Washington Post

Low Am at the Masters Lines Up His Next Shot: Business School - WSJ

The Ride of My Life: Magnolia memories and a walk around Augusta National - CBS Sports

Tech

Inside Blue Apron's Meal Kit Machine - Bloomberg

Elon Musk's Billion Dollar Crusade to Stop the A.I. Apocalypse - Vanity Fair

How Uber Uses Psychological Tricks to Push Its Drivers' Buttons - NY Times

The horrid news cycle for Uber continues..

Twitter

The Seven Types of People Who Tweet at Trump - Bloomberg

How to Know If You've Sent a Horrible Tweet - Esquire

I don't know about you guys but I have no use for this guide. Every tweet I send is perfect. 

Music

The Mastermind Behind Coachella - The New Yorker

The Story of Pearl Jam - Seattle Times

TV/Movies

The Stats of the Furious - Bloomberg

Fast 8, subtly renamed The Fate of the Furious, debuts this weekend. Bloomberg does a deep dive into numbers behind what has become a Hollywood behemoth. 

How the Rock Became Our Favorite Populist Hero - BuzzFeed

Tucker Carlson's Fighting Words - The New Yorker

The Mixed Bag

2017 Pulitzer Prize Winners - Longreads

The Pulitzer Prize winners were announced earlier this week. Longreads has compiled an extensive list of all the winners. Some very good pieces in there (my favorite is The Fighter)

Who are the new jihadis? - Guardian

Miami's Fight Against Rising Seas - BBC 

Kidnapped, Tortured and Thrown In Jail: My 70 days in Sudan - Guardian

Making America Swole Again - BuzzFeed

A look inside the 2017 Arnold Sports Festival.

How to Treat Waiters, According to Waiters - Vice

Will London Fall? - NY Times

Brexit has put London on notice. The city that has thrived on globalism suddenly finds its future in doubt.

Sleep is the New Status Symbol - NY Times

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