Read — 2014/07/13

by shwolff

Today’s selection of articles includes:

  1. How Germany’s 14-year plan destroyed Brazil“, by Brendan Greeley (Bloomberg Businessweek). Forget nationalized health care — the Deutscher Fussball Bund has nationalized German soccer, with stunning results.
  2. Unlikely warriors: ‘Elephant Company’, by Vicki Constantine Croke“, a book review by Sara Gruen (NY Times). On elephant training and world wars.