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June 2017

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UK savings rate now at record lows... - @faisalislam
RBKC: also (with Westminster) killing pedestrians + cyclists: spot the hole in central London's 20mph area - TfL [PDF]
the UK should definitely get rid of the 1p and 2p coins, and maybe the 5p - Guardian
ten songs that could have been written for children - DavidGibb [via OlyShipp]
the Grenfell inquiry appears to be broken by design - @JolyonMaugham
"Let us for the sake of argument extend the Human Rights Act 1998's application to bears" - FreeMovement
the UK government doesn't care about Ireland, Scotland, or Gibraltar, why would it care about Hong Kong? - Guardian
a detailed analysis of the UK proposal for resident EU citizens - FreeMovement
committing illegal acts of infrastructure - KALW
short stories by Korean women - The Future of Silence + Wayfarer [my review]
"don't buy my kids more toys" - describes our situation perfectly - ScaryMommy
some children really take to chess - Guardian
Sainsburys is abandoning Fairtrade - Guardian
English headteacher has entire year 6 boycott SATs - SchoolsWeek
were mid-Victorians healthier than Britons are now? - NIH
"The fall in nutritional standards between 1880 and 1900 was so marked that the generations were visibly and progressively shrinking."
London is slowly getting proper bike infrastructure - SubversiveSuburbanite
leaving public health to local authorities is a really stupid idea - @BenGoldacre
"the EU remains unclear about what the British want from Brexit" - Guardian
the British don't know what they want yet either, or rather they want six different incompatible things
a history of Santorini's fantastic Atlantis Books - VanityFair
obituary for ex-Spanish novelist Juan Goytisolo - Guardian
Theresa May is no Thatcher, let alone a Robespierre - NYROB
£400,000 of dark Brexit money was channeled through the DUP - IrishTimes
the privatisation of English water - LRB [via @lizbatty]
do the latest anti-hepatitis-C drugs actually work? - Guardian
a Coombe Hill walk - OxfordBlog
Australia's richest union - MichaelWest
the EU can't save Britain - OxfordBlog
an arms-race in detecting fraudulent data in clinical trials - Anaesthesia
Ernest Hemingway, male impersonator? - NYROB
Trump is really a Russian oligarch - WP
"He has never shown any interest in real policy debates or political ideas, just in whom and what he could buy."
what really happened in Tiananmen Square 28 years ago - Nation
piling on more anti-terrorism laws won't help - @davidallengreen
Japan has a word for "death from overwork" - BBC
why nagging children never works - TTL
a new Studio Ghibli theme park! - LWLies
school spending will fall by 7% under the Conservatives - Telegraph

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