Almost $14 Billion Pulled From CalPERS Equity Managers and Exclusive: CalPERS Fires Most of Its Equity Managers Chief Investment Officer (KW).
ICANN hits pause on the sale of .ORG to Republican billionaires’ private equity fund Boing Boing (dk). Love the URL: “its-an-ethos.”
Has Europe left it too late to achieve digital sovereignty? World Economic Forum. “92% of the Western world’s data is stored in the United States.”
Hot Mic Moment Exposes Insane Sleaziness Of British Political/Media Class Caitlin Johnstone (KW).
Getting the UK ready for the next phase of Brexit negotiations Institute for Government
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What Corbyn Got Wrong About Brexit Lee Jones, The Full Brexit
Britain’s Yellow Jacket election Politico
Labour’s Defeat LRB
Maggie Thatcher dunking from the grave:
I sometimes think the Labour Party is like a pub where the mild is running out. If someone doesn't do something soon, all that's left will be bitter. (Laughter). And all that's bitter will be Left. pic.twitter.com/edy5775JVN
— Margaret Thatcher (@MrsMThatcher) December 15, 2019
RIP THE CARTER DOCTRINE, 1980-2019 Foreign Policy.
Aung San Suu Kyi is playing politics with appearance at Rohingya case Nikkei Asian Review
Federal Criminal Offenses and the Impeachment of Donald J. Trump JustSecurity. Must be air-tight, since the Democrats aren’t impeaching Trump for any of them.
I Headed the F.B.I. and C.I.A. There’s a Dire Threat to the Country I Love. William Webster, NYT
Pete Buttigieg’s High Hopes The New Yorker. Awkward:
Here are some photos of the Buttigieg fundraiser in Napa — with the famous wine cave and the chandelier with 1,500 Swarovski crystals — that @BrianSlodysko wrote about.https://t.co/0sprQ3aDsy pic.twitter.com/3waO6jO93L
— Teddy Schleifer (@teddyschleifer) December 16, 2019
Read the room. Pete.
How Biden Kept Screwing Up Iraq—Over and Over and Over Again The Daily Beast
We all have choices to make:
Our Famously Free Press
Financing for Sports Stadiums Could Count as Helping the Poor Bloomberg (BL).
This is How a Society Dies Umair Haque
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