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September 2017

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gold exports are distorting the UK's trade figures - Sky
92% support on 73% turnout is a reasonable mandate - BBC
a joint statement by Trade Union Congress and Confederation of British Industry! - @jessicaelgot
AfD support driven by economics, not immigration - Guardian
aircraft industry subsidies and chocolate spoons in knife fights - @ottocrat
if you want German reliability with trains, go to Switzerland - DW
background on London's attempt to regulate Uber - LondonReconnections
both Russia and Israeli now back Germany's hard-right - EI
the difficulties of translating Homer: two new Iliads in English - NYROB
Hyman Minksy on Donald Trump?! - JPostKeynesian
looking back at the motivation for Britain's welfare system - Guardian
a nice overview of the Moomin books - PhilNel
on criteria for independence referenda - Oxford Blog
mountains create an electric-vehicle-as-generator possibility - ArsTechnica
can we really still stay below 1.5 degrees of warming? - RealClimate
brief backgrounder on Moomin creator Tove Jansson - Huffington
new approaches to Neanderthal population genetics - Quanta
Freedom of Movement is inherently progressive; income-based visas are not - @tony_nog
Amsterdam has pretty much no public toilets - BBC
the sad story of a fifteen year old who murdered - Guardian
Australia wants to send Rohingya refugees back - to Myanmar... - Guardian
crappy ocean non-acidification paper published in random journal - QuantPalaeo
British car manufucturers are not happy about the prospect of leaving the single market - Sky
data nerd finds closest English houses with the same number and street name - PaulPlowman
if you're an advocate of free-markets and low-regulation, Brexit looks bad - Cato
research debt and research distillation - Distill
rethinking early modern Chinese military innovation - PUP [PDF]
a history of the audio compact disk - LAweekly [via Pete]
modernist Yugoslavian war memorials: Tjentiste and other spomeniks - @RespectableLaw
the English aristocracy is alive and well, undercover - Guardian
"British laws on land tenure, inheritance tax, corporate governance and discretionary trusts still make it easy to hide wealth from public view. Land is subsidised, and taxed more lightly than residential property. Unearned income bears less of a burden than earned income. All this quietly underpins the continued power of the aristocracy, wrapped in the old aura of entitlement, counting its blessings and hoping that nobody notices."
Britain is stuck with a 19th century view of European trade - Guardian
the decline in prosecuting corporate crime in the United States - Baffler
how economic inequality in the United States is hidden, justified and maintained - NYT
Arts and Society in Flanders and the Netherlands - The Low Countries Yearbook 2014 [my review]
the explosion of allusions to Yeat's "The Second Coming" - ParisReview
Florida is not prepared for a hurricane - WP
the UK Home Office, hostile and incompetent - Politics
Russian information warfare: the Gerasimov Doctrine - Politico
the face of Buddhist terror - NYROB
A journey in space and time - Oia in Santorini [my review]
the Contemporary Classical Composer's Bullshit Generator - DominicIrving
the stench of nationalism - Politics
the UK immigration system needs a complete rethink - @SimonFRCox
completing the Byrne version of Euclid's Elements - Kickstarter [via @phaseit]
raising and bringing down statues - Politics
the UK's working poor, on starvation wages - Guardian
the dangers of government by fantasy - Guardian
how one city in Spain got rid of its cars - Citiscope
why Milton's Paradise Lost is controversial in Egypt - Guardian
UK Home Office gouging on visa fees - Guardian

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