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6 curiosities about the rare Friday the 13th harvest moon TreeHugger Space Command projects what it would need in a real world Star Trek C4ISANET (The Rev Kev) Community-led Conservation in West Kalimantan Asia Sentinel The holiday islands where locals have nowhere to live BBC The Great Barrier Reef outlook is ‘very poor’. We have one last chance to save it The Conversation Why Polish people hate rules BBC Sports Desk NADAL WINS FIVE-SETTER OVER MEDVEDEV FOR 19TH MAJOR TITLE AT US OPEN Tennis.com The last hour of this was riveting. Australia retain the Ashes after England fail to save fourth Test at Old Trafford GuardianBrexit may be one thing, but to have Australia retain the Ashes, that’s serious. Brexit UK Cabinet on resignation watch as Prime Minister Boris Johnson set to take war with

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6 curiosities about the rare Friday the 13th harvest moon TreeHugger

Space Command projects what it would need in a real world Star Trek C4ISANET (The Rev Kev)

Community-led Conservation in West Kalimantan Asia Sentinel

The holiday islands where locals have nowhere to live BBC

The Great Barrier Reef outlook is ‘very poor’. We have one last chance to save it The Conversation

Why Polish people hate rules BBC

Sports Desk

NADAL WINS FIVE-SETTER OVER MEDVEDEV FOR 19TH MAJOR TITLE AT US OPEN Tennis.com The last hour of this was riveting.

Australia retain the Ashes after England fail to save fourth Test at Old Trafford Guardian
Brexit may be one thing, but to have Australia retain the Ashes, that’s serious.

Brexit

UK Cabinet on resignation watch as Prime Minister Boris Johnson set to take war with MPs to Supreme Court Independent (Ireland)

Boris Johnson draws up plan to legally stop Brexit extension if MPs vote against general election Telegraph

Ireland warns PM Johnson: no-backstop equals no-deal Brexit Reuters

Hurricane Alley

Counting bodies ‘not the priority’: Bahamas not lying about Dorian deaths, health chief says Miami Herald

Extreme Weather 2019: Tropical Storm Gabrielle, 2 Other Developments Being Tracked In Atlantic Ocean International Business Times

Our Famously Free Press

AFP joins BBC initiative to fight misinformation AFP

Random Thoughts About Life, Politics, And Humanity Caitlin Johnstone

2020

Mark Sanford announces GOP presidential bid: ‘We have lost our way’ Politico

Ahead of Standing Ovation at New Hampshire Democratic Convention, Sanders Camp Announces Endorsements From 53 State Dems Common Dreams

Can Uncle Joe Run This Marathon? American Conservative. Pat Buchanan.

Biden and Warren, longtime frenemies, will finally meet in a debate chasing the biggest prize of all WaPo

U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Harris addresses police shootings in criminal justice plan Reuters

How Much Trouble Could Mark Sanford Cause Trump In The 2020 GOP Primary? FiveThirtyEight

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Democrats in Disarray

Progressives Explode After ABC Panel Featuring Chris Christie and Rahm Emanuel Launches Attack on Medicare For All Common Dreams

I HAVE NO IDEA WHAT “HARD WORK” MEANS Current Affairs (UserFriendly)

Class Warfare

End Legacy College Admissions NYT The Grey Lady speaks.

Third of foreign investment is multinationals dodging tax FT

Algorithms Should’ve Made Courts More Fair. What Went Wrong? Wired

British Airways cancels ‘nearly 100 percent’ of flights as pilots begin two-day strike France24.com

Wall Street Journal decries “The Great Student-Loan Scam”: But the flimflam is even worse than WSJ describes Condemned to Debt: The Student Loan Crisis (User Friendly)

Mugabe and the Continuing White Supremacist Narrative Craig Murray

Boeing 737 MAX

Door blows off Boeing 777X during stress test KOMO News. Oopsie. And yes, I realize it’s a 777, and I filed it under 737 Max, but didn’t want to change the category.

India

As ISRO Reached for the Moon, Its Scientists Faced Pay Cuts The Wire

India’s private sector faces social media storm Asia Times

India isn’t getting more rainfall, but it is experiencing more floods Scroll

Indian spacecraft may have crashed on moon Asia Times

China?

Hong Kong protests: peaceful pleas for United States’ support quickly descend into usual mayhem as tear gas fired and MTR station trashed and burned SCMP

Central Hong Kong Beset With Violence After Lam’s Big Concession Bloomberg

Clashes after peaceful crowd takes Hong Kong message to US consulate Agency France-Presse

China will not tolerate attempts to separate Hong Kong from China: state media  Reuters

Corporate America is over-caffeinated FT

Iran says tanker last seen off coast of Syria has reached its destination, and oil has been sold Independent

Trump Transition

Manager: Trump family building ‘dynasty’ for decades to come AP. Say it ain’t so.
The Madness of James Mattis Truthdig. Maj Danny Sjursen.

Explainer: Donald Trump’s Decision to Cancel ‘Secret’ Talks With the Taliban The Wire

Trump’s effect on US foreign policy Asia Times. Joseph Nye, who wrote the book on soft power.

Trump probes threaten to overshadow Democrats’ agenda The Hill

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