Yves is stranded in the Deep South thanks to the inability of Delta Airlines to keep its systems up and running.
Scroll.in. On 30th January 1948, Jawaharlal Nehru announced the death of Mahatma Gandhi, assassinated by a Hindu extremist hours earlier, in an impromptu speech outside Birla House, Delhi: “The light has gone out of our lives.”
FT. Sorry to see Lucy Kellaway will be leaving the FT, in order to retrain as a maths teacher. I’ll miss her writing.
MIT Technology Review
The Guardian (Dan K).
2016 Post Mortem
Rapid City Journal (Anita F). There’s more to this war than the fight over #NoDAPL.
DaphneMatziarski.com (Sid S)
CBC (Tony K). “Another reason good old cash is superior for customers.”
Indian Currency Train Wreck
, , and Scroll.in. Must-read three-part series on the war on cash, culminating in today’s final installment– teases out implications that extend beyond India.
New York Review of Books. Bill McKibben. Can we?
The Daily Beast (furzy). If I had a quid for every Brit identified as the real 007… (FWIW, I think the model was Fitzroy Maclean author of the splendid Eastern Approaches— pick up a copy if you can. You won’t be disappointed.)
Michael Shedlock (EM)
New Cold War
Simithsonian (Micael) “Do they want war with Russia because there is no good russian restaurant where you can get a decent borscht and a smooth vodka in the US?”
NYT (Joe H)
The Hill (furzy)
Lawfare (Carla– hoisted from yesterday’s comments).
Moon of Alabama (margarita)
Seth Frantzman (Dan K)
The Atlantic (UserFriendly). “Obama laid the groundwork.”
NYT. Note that the two authors of this piece are involved in the Emoluments Clause litigation I posted about last week– and that their op-ed conveniently fails to mention the origin of this seven-country grouping.
NBC News (furzy)
Independent. Robert Fiske weighs in.
SCMP. Fasten your seatbelts. . . .
Politico (Dan K)
The American Prospect (resilc). Aids level deaths from opioids isn’t carnage?
Japan Times (furzy)
The American Conservative
J W Mason (resilc)
Dollars & Sense (Sid S)
Heatstreet (UserFriendly). “Nice one Pussy Hats! I’m sure every last hotel guest voted Trump…. and the video too.”
Antidote du jour (J-LS photo, Gir National Forest, October 2016):