Economist Readers

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Weekly; Thursday; 10 am – 12 pm
Location: Tartu (G6)

This group will meet to extract the wit and wisdom in politics, business, finance, culture, literature and science from this influential international journal. Subscription copies can be delivered by mail (phone 1-800-456-6086) or electronically ( At each session, the group selects about eight articles and the discussion is begun  by the proposer of each article with a short introduction to the article.  


Jim McCartney ( holds an MA in Modern History from U. of T. and taught high school history in Toronto for 36 years.

Linda Tu ( is a scientist by training and persuasion. She has taught science courses at university level and informally to bright children.



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