(It’s not just you) Brexit is making Britain very hard to understand right now

London (CNN)The UK must look very weird to the outside world at the moment. Don’t…

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What do Americans think about Brexit? New Yorkers speak out as Theresa May delays vote on deal | The Independent

As Prime Minister Theresa May battles to save her Brexit plans from failure, one question…

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Theresa May to face vote of no confidence from Tory MPs

UK Prime Minister Theresa May will face a vote of confidence in her leadership later…

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“The learned have a secret, the vicegerents have a secret, the prophets have a secret, the angels have a secret, and beyond all of that God has a secret…”

(I had heard about this saying, and finally actually read it, and for some time…

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The Study Quran: A New Translation and Commentary – Kindle edition by Seyyed Hossein Nasr et al.

The Study Quran: A New Translation and Commentary – Kindle edition by Seyyed Hossein Nasr,…

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Strasbourg shooting: Two dead, 10 wounded and gunman at large – BBC News

Two people have been killed and 10 others wounded in a shooting in the eastern…

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Books by Jacques Lacan

Jacques Lacan Ecrits: The First Complete Edition in English: Jacques Lacan, Bruce Fink “Fink’s precise…

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Trump escalates shutdown threat over border wall

President Donald Trump is escalating his shutdown threat over U.S.-Mexico border wall funding at a…

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Former US senators urge Senate to defend democracy in op-ed – CNNPolitics

…The former senators write in the op-ed they feel an “obligation to speak up about…

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China bans most iPhone sales after granting Qualcomm an injunction against Apple – CNN

A Chinese court has banned the sale and import of most iPhone models in a…

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‘I can’t breathe.’ Jamal Khashoggi’s last words disclosed in transcript, source says – CNN

The final words uttered by Jamal Khashoggi after he was set upon at the Saudi…

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Woman Said to Be Putin’s Daughter Appears on TV, and a Taboo Is Cracked – The New York Times

Kremlinologists took note when Katerina Tikhonova, who has been widely reported to be President Vladimir…

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Learning from the old WASP aristocracy

You had to be a white Anglo-Saxon Protestant to ascend to almost any position of…

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President Trump spins new stories and creates alternate realities but seems powerless to stop Mueller

President Donald Trump is dipping into his playbook of distraction and denial, but even his…

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Yellow vest protests ‘economic catastrophe’ for France – BBC News

The “yellow vest” protests have been “a catastrophe” for the French economy, the finance minister…

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The Hidden Rules of Race: Barriers to an Inclusive Economy (Cambridge Studies in Stratification Economics: Economics and Social Identity) by Andrea Flynn

The Hidden Rules of Race: Barriers to an Inclusive Economy (Cambridge Studies in Stratification Economics:…

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Prosecutors Say Trump Directed Illegal Payments During Campaign – The New York Times

Court filings revealed the most direct evidence to date tying Mr. Trump to potentially criminal…

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Huawei CFO: US case against Meng Wanzhou revealed – CNN

The United States is claiming that the chief financial officer of Chinese tech giant Huawei,…

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Why does 5G have everyone worried about Huawei? – Fifth generation, fifth column

ON DECEMBER 1st Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Huawei, a big Chinese telecoms…

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Huawei Arrest Tests China’s Leaders as Fear and Anger Grip Elite – The New York Times

Huawei Arrest Tests China’s Leaders as Fear and Anger Grip Elite The arrest of one…

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Kevin Hart, who quit as Oscars host over his anti-gay tweets, releases “truly awful” statement—Mashable

https://mashable.com/article/kevin-hart-homophobic-tweets-statement/#cojMsUxW4qql Watch video of Hart’s statement on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/p/BrEFNFalWgw/?utm_source=ig_share_sheet&igshid=1652q0vk91v1

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Mueller may have Trump in his sights but he’s been very good to Obama and his team

Robert Mueller looks to be approaching his endgame, and the press is alive with speculation…

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The Jasons: The Secret History of Science’s Postwar Elite by Ann Finkbeiner

The Jasons: The Secret History of Science’s Postwar Elite by Ann Finkbeiner I sent an…

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