Russia’s boom (farming) economy Politico
The closing of the liberal mind New Statesman
EU reconsiders financial market access rules FT. Don’t be deterred by the boring headline. The change is aimed at blocking US and post-Brexit UK firms.
Women who alleged rape and assault by Uber drivers end their lawsuits Ars Technica
ETFs attract more than $3.2tn to pass hedge funds FT (David L)
Clinton Email Tar Baby
Why Hillary and Bill are the Mafia mobsters of US politics: She’s dodged a bullet. But in a brilliant dispatch, RICHARD LITTLEJOHN reveals US voters’ revulsion at stench of corruption that won’t go away… Daily Mail. Yes, I know it’s the Mail, and I certainly don’t agree with nor endorse everything in this article. But much of it merely summarizes information not otherwise being widely covered. And at least it’s trying to explain what’s turning voters off.
Poaching alert: 76 tigers dead this year Times of India
This is the beginning of the end of Hong Kong Guardian (MsExpat)
China bars Hong Kong lawmakers: Elected pro-independence can’t retake their oaths youtube (MsExpat) A primer in animated video!
World currency markets brace for China reserve shock Ambrose Edwards-Pritchard’s latest.
Schools shut, construction work stopped in smoke house Delhi Times of India
There Is Still Time to Stop the Injustice at Standing Rock The New Republic
Dakota Access Pipeline Builder Ignored Obama Admin Request to Halt Construction DeSmogBlog. I’m shocked, shocked, to learn that the pipeline company failed to comply with the Obama administration’s request that construction be “voluntarily” halted in a designated zone around Lake Oahe while additional consultations were undertaken with the tribes.
The Art of Spin Jacobin
This Election Has Disgraced the Entire Profession of Journalism NY Observer (Micael). Make sure you read through til the end, for details about the Clinton Foundation.
Journalists too easily charmed by power, access, and creamy risotto Columbia Journalism Review
The Senate’s A Toss-Up: A Race-By-Race Look FiveThirtyEight
Hillary’s biggest secret: What will Bill do as first laddie? Politico. A very good question, if it comes to that.
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