Watch: Youngsters in Gujarat put a spin on the dandiya as they perform on roller skates Scroll.in And now for something completely different: cool video.
How cricket is going global with Netflix and Amazon New Statesman
Imperial Collapse Watch
What Is Great about Ourselves LRB. Pankaj Mishra.
Seven Rules for Running a Real Left-Wing Government Ian Welsh (martha r)
Merkel’s party slumps to historic low, eyes coalition options DPA International
Who are Germany’s far-right AfD? Al Jazeera Al Jazeera
PROZENTUALE STIMMENVERTEILUNG Handelsblatt. The chart provides the vote breakdown. Note that Merkel only got 33% of the vote. The result pulls the government to the right and has provoked a hysterical reaction in the German press.
Meet the Lesbian Goldman Sachs Economist Who Just Led Germany’s Far Right to Victory Foreign Policy (UserFriendly)
New Cold War
Syria – U.S. CentCom Declares War On Russia Moon of Alabama
How Conservatives Learned to Love Free Lawyers for the Poor Politico (martha r)
An ethical dilemma for doctors: When is it OK to prescribe opioids? The Conversation
Rescue Dogs At Work After Mexico’s Earthquakes Atlantic (Furzy)
Kill Me Now
Biden rips Trump over race in South Carolina return Politico. Say it ain’t so, Joe.
A Divider Not a Uniter, Trump Widens the Breach NYT Classic pearl-clutching.
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