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So Long, Whitechapel Bell Foundry Spitalfields Life
Daily Mail condemns migrant numbers – while mourning the death of migrant Andrew Sachs New Statesman. R.I.P Manuel.
Vegans are furious that new British banknotes contain animal fat Treehugger. India is not alone in experiencing problems with introducing new banknotes. And I can’t help but be reminded of the East India Company’s 1857 miscalculation to introduce animal fat where it didn’t belong.
Big Brother IS Watching You Watch
How Kissinger Won Jacobin
Africa’s agriculture projects are growing inequality, not food The Conversation
Social Protection in the Age of Uber The Wire
Lacrosse star Lyle Thompson brings ‘medicine game’ to pipeline protesters National Observer (Martha R).
Police State Watch
Indian Currency Train Wreck
2016 Post Mortem
Did Obamacare help Trump? FT. Don’t miss this: Gillian Tett gets it.
Jon Stewart rejects suggestion Donald Trump voters are racists Independent. Jon Stewart also talks sense.
Is it only ‘fake news’ when a Trump voter says it? The Hill (Dan K).
Twitter May Have Predicted the Election MIT Technology Review
Must We Now Rethink the Hillary Question? Absolutely, Not Counterpunch. I don’t agree with every one of his points, but there’s much to ponder here.
The British data-crunchers who say they helped Donald Trump to win Spectator. Snake oil salesmen or….? I’m curious to see what readers have to say about this.
Is Trump hiring too many generals? Politico
Donald Trump Pentagon Pick Mattis Made Nearly $1,000,000 On Board Of Defense Contractor International Business Times
Don’t ignore the lame duck. Policy fights are raging in Congress that will affect millions. Vox. Reminder there’s much mischief to be made before President Trump is inaugurated.
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