6. Weekend Reads

Here's a few longer reads on economic, political and social issues for the weekend.

The New Yorker: Who Really Stands to Win from Universal Basic Income?

Hossein Derakhshan on Medium: Face It, You Just Don’t Care About the News Anymore

Bloomberg: How Australia’s Banks Became the World’s Biggest Property Addicts

Paul Conway: The Productivity Commission: Can the kiwi fly? Achieving productivity lift off in New Zealand

New York Times: How China Got Sri Lanka to Cough Up a Port

Jessica Berentson Shaw: RNZ - KiwiBuild risks embedding wealth and housing inequalities

New York Magazine: Vice: A Company Built on a Bluff