For Whom the Climate Bell Tolls Brad DeLong, Project Syndicate
How a Ragtag Group of Oregon Locals Took On the Biggest Chemical Companies in World — and Won The Intercept (OregonCharles). Important.
Yes, Government Creates Wealth Democracy
Why Growth Can’t Be Green Foreign Policy
How Brexit deal will be struck Politico. “EU officials said that hashing out a withdrawal agreement will require reassuring language on the Northern Ireland border that will ensure Dublin feels its interested are protected, but at the same time leaves some crucial details to be sorted out during the 21-month post-Brexit transition period.”
How Tory MPs are plotting to stop Boris Johnson’s leadership ambitions The New Statesman
The Conservatives are ready for war – with each other The Spectator
The Antisemitism Controversy Jacobin
1/ @jk_rowling thank you for sharing Nuddering's thread. I am a British man born in Israel, a child of one English parent and one Israeli. My grandparents migrated to the British Mandate before WWII. My Grandfather lost almost his entire family to the Nazis. Some thoughts: pic.twitter.com/QXotiJ1r6j
— Ben Goren (@BanGaoRen) September 15, 2018
Germany doesn’t need Trump’s gas Handelsblatt
How to Humanely Solve Europe’s Migration Crisis Der Spiegel
The China Hype Defense One
New Cold War
The ‘Witch Hunters’ NYRB
Novichok suspects’ drug-fuelled night of ‘cannabis and prostitutes’ at £75-a-night East London hotel just hours before Salisbury attack Daily Mail. That’s one thing I’ve always admired about Russian intelligence operatives: Their discipline.
With “Fear” and Trump, Bob Woodward Has a Bookend to the Nixon Story George Packer, The New Yorker. Having rehabilitated George W. Bush, liberal Democrats are now moving to rehabilitate Richard Nixon. That makes sense, but what bugs me about Packer’s piece: Putting Woodward’s Fear on the same shelf with Robert Graves’ I, Claudius. Really?
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Democrats in Disarray
American Democracy Is in Crisis Hillary Clinton, The Atlantic
The Hacking of America Jill Lepore, NYT (DJG).
Black Injustice Tipping Point
Our Famously Free Press
Co-founder of Salesforce buys Time magazine for $190 million Associated Press
The Crash Ten Years After
Did the Government Profit From AIG? That’s the Wrong Question Francine McKenna, The American Banker
Homeless greet Oakland’s new Tuff Sheds with hesitation, hope East Bay Times (DK). DK: “Shantytown as a service.“
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