https://ift.tt/2yUKcqr Linh Dinh, one of America’s best writers, is no longer in America. Why not? Well, you’d have to ask him. I gather that his promising… Read more "Linh Dinh’s view from Vietnam: Disruptive Uncle Sam, Rising Eurasia and Murky Pittsburgh — peoples trust toronto"
“Our world focuses on the looks of girls and the accomplishments of boys.” At OTV Magazine, Angela Noel reflects on the gendered compliments adults give children, and… Read more "The Problem with “Pretty Girls” and Princesses — Discover"
Well, this is it. This is the part of being a writer that sucks so much worse than the movies show. This part hurts. via Hello Rejection, My… Read more "Hello Rejection, My Old Friend — Holland Rae, Writer"
Asking difficult questions often comes at a cost. via Living with Dolly Parton — Longreads
Listening to the Midterm election I was reminded of this great song by Neil Young. It was of course aimed at a different president but the… Read more "Let’s Impeach The President – Neil Young — Opher’s World"
Economist and journalist Tim Harford blends insights on technology, business, and, economic history into accessible and engaging posts on a wide range of topics, from inequality to… Read more "Tim Harford: The Undercover Economist — Discover"
As Prime Minister Imran Khan returns from his trip to China, one thing is becoming glaringly clear: the Pakistani state is completely clueless regarding the larger… Read more "Was Imran Khan’s visit to China a failure for Pakistan? — Yes. Here’s why — Peace and Freedom"
Kings and popes thought she was their pawn. The Merchant’s Daughter begged to differ. via Queens of Infamy: The Rise of Catherine de’ Medici — Longreads
It´s been almost exactly a year since I started drawing again. I think I started on day 9 last year after a friend told me I should… Read more "Inktober 2018 – Poisonous — Melanie Franz"
Thoughtful concoctions from the lavish lobby bar at NYC's PUBLIC Hotel From the mind of the brilliant Ivy Mix, a brand new cocktail selection is now… Read more "Ivy Mix’s New Cocktails at the Relaunched DIEGO Bar — COOL HUNTING"
Parliamentary bodies from five countries are now calling on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify about the problem of fake news on Facebook. And Zuckerberg is… Read more "Mark Zuckerberg Declines Request From U.K, Canadian Officials to Answer Questions About Fake News on Facebook — Fortune"
The national debate over the merits of carbon taxation keeps flitting across the surface of an ocean of complexity. The science of climate change, which estimates… Read more "Terence Corcoran: We get ‘Carbon Tax for Dummies’ because they think we’re… dummies — Financial Post"
Beijing rejects claim of a ‘deterioration’ in its human rights amid scrutiny of mass de China has defended its human rights record after the first UN assessment… Read more "China says UN criticism of human rights record is ‘politically driven’ — The Open View"
It wasn’t quite the Blue Wave some were expecting, but Democrats wrested control of the House back from Republican hands on Tuesday, helped by a record… Read more "‘A new day in America’: Record number of women win seats in U.S. House — National Post"
https://ift.tt/2OtJDsM …from SouthFront The Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) reached a deal with ISIS in order to free 7 US soldiers, who had been captured by… Read more "Syrian War Report – November 7, 2018: Turkish Media Claims 7 U.S. Troops Were Captured By ISIS — peoples trust toronto"
The National Milk Federation recently released a pair of studies showing that dairy farmers will lose more than $1 billion a year thanks to President Trump’s tariffs.… Read more "Dairy Lobby Using Tariffs to Milk Taxpayers — peoples trust toronto"
We Are Columbine will be playing at the Denver Film Festival from October 31st to November 11th. Head over to the DFF’s website to purchase... The… Read more "Film Review – We Are Columbine (2018) – DFF — MovieBabble"
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. — A 23-year-old man was injured after breaking into an alligator farm in Florida and jumping into a pond full of crocodiles, police said.… Read more "Police: Man breaks into crocodile enclosure, gets bitten — National Post"
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. — The Atlanta Falcons have signed defensive end Bruce Irvin to a one-year deal announced Wednesday, reuniting the veteran with coach Dan Quinn. Irvin,… Read more "Falcons sign veteran defensive end Bruce Irvin — National Post"
Life & Soul Magazine publishes and curates stories, profiles, and reviews that focus on sustainable lifestyles, from food and design to travel. via Life & Soul Magazine… Read more "Life & Soul Magazine — Discover"