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March 2017

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Theresa May: banal rhetoric with no substance - Guardian [via @amanda_wrigley]
mad ideologues are destroying prosperity, upending lives, and dividing the nation - Guardian
book update at age 4 - OxfordBlog
"there is no developed economy on the planet which trades with the EU only under WTO rules" - EUReferendum
no dramas at all since the UK legalised same-sex marriages 3 years ago, Australia get your act together - SMH
would you actually want to live in a tax haven? - Guardian
the Australian government is being run by anti-science activists - Quiggin
London may cope with Brexit better than the rest of the UK - FlipChartFairyTales
but this is trade, not services; also, immigration restrictions will hurt London more
the problem with facts - TimHarford
in Japanese, _tsundoku_ is "the stockpiling of books never consumed" - Quartz
(I'm running at a 62% read rate for books acquired while in the UK)
nice profile of @JolyonMaugham - Bloomberg
the children of rapists now get extra benefits - Guardian
how an undergraduate got the 27th Amendment to the US Constitution passed - Kut [via Tomlin]
why people claim bicycles are more dangerous than cars - AsEasyAsRiding
"pedestrian comfort and convenience only seems to be a matter of concern when cycling is involved"
the Japanese pay less than Australians for Australian gas... - MichaelWest
Ursula Le Guin answers twenty questions - TLS
The Structure of Soviet History: Essays and Documents [my review]
a Korean blockbuster about expatriates in China - The Human Jungle [my review]
the IT disaster UK Customs is facing - EUreferendum
the UK, still obsessed by 19th century fears about poor people having children - Guardian
the baby name book for mathematical variables - MathWithBadDrawings
how newspapers lied the UK into Brexit - InFacts
"When the sanction for a huge misleading story is a minor slap on the wrist, it's hardly surprising that we are living in a world of fake news and post-truth politics"
what we can learn from the failure of Google Flu Trends - Wired
conscious consumerism is a just a distraction from the real problem - Qz
"climb on out of your upcycled wooden chair and get yourself to a town hall meeting"
how Britain became obsessed with immigration - IBTimes
is Brexit going to force the UK out of a European patent system too? - Politics
the UK over the next 5 years: the poor will get poorer + the rich richer - Sky

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