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Best Reads This Week: June 1 to 5

Here’s your window into the news that powered our thoughts at 1776 this week. Catch up on some of the best links from around the web!


Education | Energy | Health | Cities



Charter schools often are perceived as being especially innovative—but are they really? Fast Company explains. [Keep Reading]


According to The Guardian, China will outstrip most countries when it comes to solar capacity. Will the country’s top-down approach work? [Keep Reading]


The American Medical Association is weighing in on the ethics of telemedicine and giving doctors the guidance for this new form of care, according to Fortune. [Keep Reading]


Denmark might just become the first truly cashless society. The government has proposed that many retailers could get rid of registers as early as next year, via CNN. [Keep Reading]

What are your thoughts? Anything we missed? What should we read as we head into the weekend? Tweet your suggestions to @1776 using the hashtag #mustreads!