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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
WikiLeaks releases secret German intelligence data Politico
The IP Act: UK’s most extreme surveillance law Al Jazeera
Internet of stings TLS
How Kissinger Won Jacobin
Trump talks to Taiwan president in move risking blowup with China SCMP
Bull in a China Shop: Trump risks diplomatic blowup in Asia Politico
China Dismisses Unprecedented Trump-Tsai Call as Taiwan Gimmick Bloomberg
Some Republicans are applauding Trump’s controversial phone call with Taiwan Business Insider
Trump-Taiwan call: China lodges protest BBC
Duterte says felt rapport with Trump, assures U.S.-Philippines ties intact Reuters
Iceland’s Pirate party invited to form government Guardian
Austrian presidential favourite ‘will prove he’s no Nazi’ The Times
Fears mount of multiple bank failures if Renzi loses referendum FT
5 ways Renzi tried to buy the referendum Politico
Airbnb Ends Fight With New York City Over Fines NYT
Amsterdam residents’ AirBnB rentals capped at 60 days per year Reuters (CB)
Africa’s agriculture projects are growing inequality, not food The Conversation
Social Protection in the Age of Uber The Wire
Trump has endorsed the Dakota Access Pipeline. The next move is Obama’s. Vox
Sheriff Caught Scrubbing Facebook Page of Evidence of DAPL Civil Rights Violations after Fed Lawsuit Free Thought Project
Lacrosse star Lyle Thompson brings ‘medicine game’ to pipeline protesters National Observer (Martha R).
Police State Watch
Out of 8 companies surveyed, only Twitter would rule out helping Trump build a database of Muslims Boing Boing
How Some US Athletes Obtain Permits for Banned Medication Der Spiegel
New Report Exposes “Patient Advocacy” Groups as a Big Pharma Scam The Intercept
CounterPunch as Russian Propagandists: the Washington Post’s Shallow Smear Counterpunch
Indian Currency Train Wreck
Politicians Are at the Top of the Black Money Ladder; It Is Time to Bring Them Down The Wire
2016 Post Mortem
Clinton allies plot anti-Trump movement Politico
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 this how democracy ends? LRB
Is Trump hiring too many generals? Politico
Trump reverses stance by turning to Goldman alumni for key roles FT
Donald Trump Pentagon Pick Mattis Made Nearly $1,000,000 On Board Of Defense Contractor International Business Times
Trump, Cabinet could avoid millions in taxes thanks to this little-known law WaPo
Silicon Valley Chiefs Notably Absent From Trump’s Cabinet of Business Advisers NYT
When Public Goes Private, as Trump Wants: What Happens? NYRB
‘Republicans oppose this, remember?’: Sarah Palin slams Trump for ‘crony capitalism’ Carrier deal Business Insider
Goldman Sachs is the big Dow winner of the Trump rally Market Watch
“There’s No Check on Trump Except Reality”: A Q&A With Wayne Barrett New Republic
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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