Are you scared of this picture? Probably.
Are you scared of this picture? Probably. - 

This week, guest host Barbara Bogaev sits down for a virtual brunch with Neil Irwin, a senior economics correspondent at the Upshot for the New York Times, and Shannon Bond, a media correspondent for the Financial Times.

This weekend's reading list:

PBS Newshour: From guns to book, 11 midterm ballot measures to watch

Examiner: Minimum wage increases to be voted on in five states

The Washington Post: America's top fears: public speaking, heights and bugs

Wall Street Journal: U.S. economy grows at steady clip

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