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Fifteen on Friday #520

This Weeks Best Articles

WRITTEN BY | April 12, 2024
David C. Wells
Managing Director

Happy Friday!

Every month, we publish our 1-page recap of the market’s activity.  Here is last week’s edition.

Best wishes for your weekend!


Featured Articles: 

  • NYT Mag – The Race to Reinvent CPR – Credit CW – A new, high-tech approach called ECPR can restart more hearts and save more lives. Why aren’t more hospitals embracing it?
  • TheAtlantic – The Rick Rubin Guide to Creativity  Can the legendary record producer’s book really make you into an artist?
  • NYT – I Thought I Was Too Old to Make New Friends. One Trip Changed My Mind.  How an introvert rediscovered the power of friendship on an improbable 15-person adventure.
  • TheFreePress – How the Working Class Became America’s Second Class  While Fifteen on Friday works to avoid politics generally (b/c I’m quite confident you are seeing your choice of that newsflow from your preferred media sources or your great-aunt who can’t help forwarding emails), this was a really interesting look at the current political moment with conclusions that upset the status quo on both sides of the aisle –  “She eventually came to the conclusion that the most salient feature of American life is not our political divide. It’s “the class divide that separates the college-educated from the working class.”
  • WSJ – How Gen Z Is Becoming the Toolbelt Generation  More young workers are going into trades as disenchantment with the college track continues, and rising pay and new technologies shine up plumbing and electrical jobs

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