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Five Things We’re Reading

May 14, 2019

Below are some of the articles that the MLC lobby team has been reading this past week. We hope you find them as interesting and useful as we do.

 The Last Column – A collection of writings by journalists who died while reporting the news.

What’s the Secret to Reaching 111? ‘Avoid Dying,’ but ‘Porridge Is Helpful’ – More people are living longer, while this man doesn’t provide the key to longevity, he does share two things that he thinks may help.

Melinda Gates Has Uncovered the Secret to Persuasion. Her Strategy Will Make You a Better Communicator – In her book, she balances stories and statistics in order to make the best persuasive case.

If You Read One Mark Zuckerberg Takedown Today, Read This One – While a lot has been written about Facebook lately, an op-ed by a Facebook cofounder may make the most impact of your opinion of the tech giant.

Time to Get Serious About Criminal Justice Reform in Michigan – Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist and Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Bridget McCormack team up in an op-ed calling for reforms in Michigan.

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