Al Jazeera. Nice to see some headline writer focus on the timeline.
Paul Mason, Le Monde Diplomatique
Jewish Voice for Labour
Venezuelanalysis. Wait ’til you get to the part about Richard Branson.
Moon of Alabama
Ask a Korean!
Can readers translate to confirm? Thread:
any foreign journalist paying enough attention to 一号文件 No.1 Document (always on agriculture) published yesterday? One inconspicuous but highly siginificant line there spells death sentence for village-level self-governing/democracy across China. (Yes you know you missed it)
— imightknowchina (@itrulyknowchina)
Odd account, good followers.
Made in China
“Fronting a head,” William Gibson calls it:
China's Xinhua News Agency on Tuesday unveiled the world’s first female news anchor, “Xin Xiaomeng,’ who will make her professional debut during the upcoming meetings of the country's national legislature and top political advisory body
— People's Daily, China (@PDChina)
The Scroll (J-LS).
Der Spiegel. MEK, in Albania, with funding at best opaque.
New Cold War
Chris Cilizza, CNN (Oregoncharles)
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Carnegie Moscow Center
The New Yorker
Reuters. Good luck with that.
Democrats in Disarray
Benjamin Studebaker. “Sanders and his opponents represent two very different ideologies. Each of these ideologies wants control of the Democratic Party so that this party’s resources can be used to advance a different conception of what a good society looks like. This is not a matter of taste and these are not flavors of popcorn.”
WaPo. FluffytheObeseCat: “Damned with faint praise by those who inhabit the most august quarters. Perhaps Bernie should ‘do the right thing’, and quit before he starts.”
The Atlantic. AOC as… Alexander Hamilton.
Big Brother Is Watching You Watch
Antidote du jour (Rick):
Rick writes: “Cats are fine, but…just sayin’. Here are my two Tervuren and their Cardigan sibling. Photo is copyright 2016 Rick Adams, but you are welcome to use it. To me, this is Heaven.”
VIDEO: 🇹🇷 In Istanbul, stray cats and dogs are not chased from the streets — instead authorities them and give them veterinary care, not only improving their health but that of residents who come into with them
— AFP news agency (@AFP)
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