David Weigel is an American journalist. Since 2015, he has worked for The Washington Post. Weigel previously covered politics for Slate and Bloomberg Politics and is a contributing editor for Reason magazine.
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NOlympians: Inside the Fight Against Capitalist Mega-Sports in Los Angeles, Tokyo and Beyond investigates the intersection of the global rise of anti-Olympics activism and the declining popularity of hosting of the Games. The Olympics were once buoyed by myths of luminous prosperity and upticks in tourism and jobs, but in recent years these assuran...
Easy Sunday book recommendation: “NOlympians” by @JulesBoykoff – source
Read and really loved "The Book of Strange New Things" on vacation, belatedly realized there was an Amazon pilot for an adaptation and it sounds horrible. They killed off the wife, who he spends the novel corresponding with? – source
@KatzOnEarth I love this chonky book. – source
What's a book about another country's politics that informs the way you think about America's? I'll start: "Chavs" by @OwenJones84, a great study of classism that's very specific to the UK but opened my eyes to stuff here, too. – source
Me before and after reading @zachdcarter’s book – source
[email protected] has a lot of interesting thoughts and questions about privacy and the threat of nuclear war. Super interesting book too – source
Shorter #SOTU: "You know that Tom Friedman book 'The World is Flat'? Go read that." #SOTU – source
My favorite Truman Capote book is During Cold Blood. #blumenthalisms – source