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Links, 17 May 2017

Politics About the online reactionary right: Media Manipulation and Disinformation Online (also, The curious rise of the ‘white left’ as a Chinese internet insult) The biggest event you may not have heard that much about: What Did China Accomplish at the Belt and Road Forum? How to respond to China’s Belt and Road Initiative Yes, China is investing […]

Links, 11 May 2017

Politics The great British Brexit robbery: how our democracy was hijacked and Mercer Sued by Hedge Fund Worker Fired After Blasting Trump (also, Flawed Macron hack provides lessons for both sides) Intergenerational unfairness Macron: Inertia, revolt will test Macron’s reformism German labour reforms: Unpopular success Macron Won, But The French Polls Were Way Off Deep […]

Links, 8 May 2017

Politics France: Good charts, good charts: French election results: Macron’s victory in charts and Five Maps That Show Why Macron Beat Le Pen Defeating Marine Le Pen won’t be enough to save France Varoufakis about Macron during the Greece negotiations: Macron came to Greece’s aid during our crisis. The French left should back him Emmanuel […]

Links, 3 May 2017

Politics Brexit: EU Brexit Chief Barnier Takes Tough Opening Line on Talks I translated *that* German article concerning the May-Juncker dinner everyone’s been talking about. and Juncker vs May: You ain’t seen nothing yet and The Brexit Grandstanding Works in the EU’s Favour (and not to be one-sided in my selection of sources or anything: […]

Links, 28 April 2017

Politics The Brexit Checklist: Where the U.K. and EU Currently Stand What’s Going On in Macedonia? Why Europe has to stand up to Viktor Orbán and Brussels punches back at Viktor Orbán The fake refugee: The Double Life of a Right-Wing Terror Suspect What Does It Mean to Be a ‘Secular Muslim’? 100 Days: What […]

Links, 25 April 2017

Politics Eight Maps That Explain France’s Macron-Le Pen Election and President Marine Le Pen’s first 100 days and How Marine Le Pen played the media Japan gets real: what to do when the 10-minute missile warning comes Trump about the US Government: ‘I Never Realized How Big It Was’ Brexiting Swiss-style: The best possible UK-EU […]

Links, 21 April 2017

Politics France: How to watch the French election like a pro How Being a Woman Helped Marine Le Pen Inequality in France Extremists on Left and Right Push France to the Brink Macron’s plan to win over … Germany French papers react to Champs-Élysées attack and Terror attack redefines French presidential race in final dash […]