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to reduce greenhouse emissions, worry about what you eat, not where it comes from - OurWorldInData
"Ending the Reading Wars: Reading Acquisition From Novice to Expert" - Psychological Science in the Public Interest
the best introduction I've found to the current science of reading
the next 11 months of Brexit negotiations explained (funny, but not funny) - Politics
a shortage of housing is not the primary driver of UK house prices - Mainly Macro
the UK government is all steam ahead with "f**k business" - Guardian
Canberra: out of the smoke and into the hail - Guardian
HS2: "hard to determine whether there will be any [regional] economic benefits" from £100+ billion project - Guardian
walking and cycling are more fun than teleporting! - @NWurban
how Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo is curbing cars and increasing cycling - Curbed
behavioural pseudoscience: Surrounded by Idiots - Medium
almost exactly one household in three in Oxford has no car - NomisWeb [(2011 census)]
reading at age seven: an update - Oxford Blog
"Is it possible to escape the home-ownership fetish?" - Economist
character-centered short stories by an Argentinian master - The Scent of Buenos Aires [my review]
looking at the downsides of making public transport free, Finland doesn't follow Estonia - yle
why religious discrimination in India's Citizenship Act is so dangerous - Wire
velvet worms and fighting grasshoppers: the fire threat to Australia's smaller animals - NYT
how reducing road provision can make motor traffic "evaporate" - RapidTransition
German childrens books in translation, from the last thirty years - Riveter
The Australian now does climate change denial denial - @KetanJ0
the catastrophically inept response to the fires of Australia's prime minister - Monthly
a murder mystery that's both lively and full of ideas - Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead [my review]
papyrus fragments, mad evangelicals, and secretive Oxford dons - Guardian
a model for Oxford: Ghent's circulation plan - StreetFilms [video]
big changes done quickly and cheaply, using bollards and bus gates
An Anthology of Basque Short Stories - Strange Language [my review]
now the UK has to make real decisions about an actual Brexit, it's going to get messy - Guardian
"a scrappy, relatively unambitious, low-alignment trade deal is arguably the most plausible landing zone"
a 2008 study on Australian climate change impacts: "fire seasons will start earlier, end slightly later, and generally be more intense... This effect increases over time, but should be directly observable by 2020" - SBS
"The bookstore in the fire-ravaged village of Cobargo, New South Wales, has a new sign outside: 'Post-Apocalyptic Fiction has been moved to Current Affairs.'" - NYT
the ten inalienable rights of the reader - Poynton
Barcelona's superblocks - with a video on woman-centred urban design - BBC
in praise of walking - Guardian
is the Anglo-American world in a death-spiral to Soviet-style poverty? - EandCo

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