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November 2017

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A New History of Hasidism - PUP [(Introduction available as PDF)]
Brexit in the tradition of British military disasters - Guardian
The Little Book of Black Holes [my review]
reading approaching age five - Oxford Blog
a new kind of sort, "sleep sort" - Otaku [via @phaseit]
the 11 nations of the United States - BusinessInsider [via @phaseit]
woman reports rape and is arrested on immigration charges - Politics
the UK government, helping out sex-slave traffickers
some Jewish mythology for children - NYT
a brief history of free movement in Europe - MigrationPolicy
the case for taxing inherited assets - Economist
despite Grenfell, social housing has dropped off the agenda already - Politics
but the budget centrepiece is a handout to help middle-class professionals buy houses
the UK's slow-motion self-immolation continues - NYer
Amsterdam first impressions (mostly about transport) - OxfordBlog
carbon trading and the 1 January 2018 Brexit cliff - Politics
Leiden's Panji tales collection makes it onto the UNESCO Memory of the World Register - UniLeiden
huge educational inequalities shape the English class system - Guardian
self care is building a life you don't need to escape from, not consumer indulgence - ThoughtCatalog
why Ireland has put its foot down over Brexit - RTE
origami and statistical mechanics - Quanta
everything you wanted to know about Lexit, in five minutes - Politics
new translation of The Odyssey sounds good - Atlantic
the cost of austerity: funding cuts since 2010 kill 120,000 people in England - BMJ
"Cycling schemes are not hard in engineering terms. They succeed or fail on the politics." - Guardian
how squishy are neutron stars? - Quanta
analysis of an Oxford cycling death - AlexDutton
the Philippine-American War and the bells of Balangiga - NYROB
lessons from Britain's 1961 attempt to join the EEC - LSE
models, motivations, methods, components, links, ... - The Climate Modelling Primer [my review]
The Uneasy History of the Soviet Internet - How Not to Network a Nation [my review]
does the UK really want its immigrants "working to rule"? - CrookedTimber
Bloomberg's anti-coal campaign goes global - Guardian
which WTO alliances is the UK planning to join? (it's unlikely to be leading any of them) - TradeBeta
how a right of return for Palestinian refugees might work - 972
on 24 October 1975, Iceland's women went on strike - BBC
cycling should be allowed on a de-motorised Oxford St - Guardian
surely there's room for a 6 metre wide two-way cycle path down the middle
cells are fast and crowded - RightTo [via @bnroj]
feeding cows on grass doesn't help with greenhouse emissions - FCRN [via @willschreiber]
an obituary for Nancy Friday (author of My Secret Garden) - Guardian
the risks to high-quality sea ice monitoring - RealClimate
UK business is starting to wonder if the Marxists aren't the better option - Bloomberg
depressing report from Brussels on likely Brexit course - @jonlis1
first tulip genome sequenced! - DummenOrange [via @gringene_bio]
the wilderness years of Labour's left - Guardian
Dave, Boz and Lee's Global Adventure - FlipChartFairyTales
the economics of Brexit is beginning to bite - ChrisGrey
the geometry and topology of surfaces and three-manifolds - The Shape of Space [my review]
publishing short, open-access, scholarly ebooks - @RoundedGlobe

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