Lifted | The Atavist Magazine

The robbers had a crew of two dozen specialists, a stolen helicopter, perfectly designed explosives, and inside information on a $150 million cash repository in Stockholm. The inside tale of one of history’s most elaborate heists, and the race to unravel it. By Evan Ratliff The Atavist Magazine, No. 02 https://magazine.atavist.com/lifted/

With food prices leaving people hungry are we heading for riots and starvation?

Access to food should never be a luxury. It is a fundamental human right. Yet in 2020, 155 million people faced severe food insecurity. And the situation could deteriorate further. Food prices are perilously climbing to heights like those that have sparked food crises and riots in many parts of the world during the last two decades. …

What the Rich Don’t Want to Admit About the Poor

I’m not going to pretend that I know how to interpret the jobs and inflation data of the past few months. My view is that this is still an economy warped by the pandemic, and that the dynamics are so strange and so unstable that it will be some time before we know its true …

Watch “Coins & Stamps to Watch” on YouTube

https://youtu.be/0IeaR0HmMnM When I was a child I collected coins. Sometimes I would find a special one in the cobbled streets of the town I grew up in. Other times they would turn up in money I made collecting bottles. If I was lucky I would get some money for my Birthday from a relative, and …