Corruption, lobbying, corporate malfeasance, and frauds: a weekly unconventional selection of must-read articles by investigative journalist Bethany McLean.
The headline of this piece says it all:
For many, Covid is a giant blob obscuring everything else. But if we don’t think about the ways our economy is being reshaped, it will be reshaped under our noses.
The practice of sticking patients with surprisingly large bills blew up in the news just as the pandemic was escalating. You might think that the combination of terrible headlines and Covid itself would have halted the practice. But no, apparently not everywhere:
One of the things I’ve found most disheartening about the crisis has been the lack of leadership—from the White House (obviously) but also from the business community. At least former leaders are trying to lead: