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February 2021

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the weird world of slime moulds - Australian Geographic
faster to cycle time-critical medical supplies around Oxford - NHS
France, Japan, the Baltics + the Balkans face vaccine reluctance - map - Lancet
are playgrounds a form of incarceration? - Guardian
reading at age eight - Oxford Blog
now UK politicians can lie and lie and lie and no one cares - OpenDemocracy
getting Urdu online: the challenges of typography - RestOfWorld
the UK's visa offer to Hong Kong residents: dreams of a "model minority" - CNN
suicide rates in Japan rise significantly, reversing a decade of improvement - BBC
Coventry and Oxford consider full bus fleet electrification - Electrive - Oxford Bus
reducing car dependence is an inherently political challenge - Energy Res. Soc. Sci.
the UK can't credibly claim "climate leadership" while opening a new coal mine - Guardian
evidence-based teaching is as difficult as evidence-based medicine - Simon Smith
the UK covid infection rate is down to 0.5% and halving every 15 days - REACT/Imperial
"dropped across all ages, at a similar rate, suggesting the downward trends are due to lockdown rather than the impact of vaccination"
the British glottalisation of /t/s - Guardian
Disha Ravi and India's crackdown on dissent - Guardian
bin apps, push notifications, open source, and local government - Tom Forth [via @rcolvile]
China imposes "national security" restrictions on speech and books in Hong Kong schools - Amnesty
the whole of Carole Satyamurti's retelling of the Mahabharata is online - Erenow
London's bridges are falling down - Guardian
the cost of child poverty - PoliticsHome
State Nationalism and Territorial Accommodation in Spain and India - Regional and Federal Studies
the British army: an opaque and inflexible institution - Guardian
UK Conservatives try Soviet-style cybernetic management - LSE
another potentially huge Covid treatment - Oxford University
why road-safety awareness campaigns are useless - WarOnTheMotorist
new documentary about Escher sounds really good - ARTnews
the story of Grothendieck's prime number - Stack Exchange
facing the B117 variant, Denmark considers its options - Science [via @kakape]
Nature's Ultimate Social Hunters - Army Ants [my review]
How Legendary Frauds Reveal the Workings of Our World - Lying for Money [my review]
Iran's censorship of social media and the forthcoming presidential election - Rest of World
the fight against Covid-19 is global, and making it competitive would be a terrible mistake - Guardian
750 million people living in extreme poverty - Guardian
an English headteacher explains school finances - Secret Headteacher [via @MrEFinch]
there is no war on cars, but we need to start one - London Society
depression as an adaptive survival strategy - Psychology Today
London doesn't need more penthouses and luxury skyscrapers - Guardian
discovering Mary Norton's Borrowers - Foxed Quarterly

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