An eclectic mix of reads:
- How the Chinese Prime Minister's family amassed billions of dollars in hidden fortune. (NYT)
- Is the worst for the Indian economy? (WSJ)
- The doormen policing Egypt's morals. (BBC Magazine)
- What happens when decisions go wrong. (Farnam Street)
Foreign Policy has two interesting slideshows: one, the changing face of the holy city of Mecca and two, the March to Mecca.
The photo below, captured by the author Ahmed Mater, comes with this text: "At this bus depot you can see people coming from countries and regions around the world: America, China, and so on. They come in groups, and each one wears its own version of white. People dress in modest white cloth for the ; this clothing, which cannot be stitched and must not have any scent, symbolizes unification. Pilgrims are supposed to forget everything singular about their own lives and enter a similar spiritual state. There is no difference in race, color or class. Everyone comes together to meet one another and do for one God."