2016 Digital Survival Kit, Pt 2.
John McDonnell thinks Brexit will be a golden opportunity (presumably because it will be so bad the Revolution will come), Trump appointed Bannon, New Zealand got hit by a monster quake and Gwen Ifill died. It’s not even December yet.
We’re all feeling a bit beaten down.
But then you remember the world has people like Hideaki Akaiwa in it. He’s like the Boba Fett of not being Boba Fett. Always be yourself – unless you can be Hideaki Akaiwa. Then always be Hideaki Akaiwa.
No doubt many stories of heroism in the face of Japan's recent tsunami will emerge in the upcoming weeks-one is…www.good.is
And you know what else this year is? It’s the 80th anniversary of Cable Street.
Yeah, Oswald, you better run.
And sometimes, when you are feeling a bit beaten down, that’s when your undeniably attractive friend with a sword comes to rescue you. Again.
And then, of course, you’re reminded that America may be in a weird place, but wow: they do have some depth on the bench.
It may well end up in the paper shredder, but a bipartisan group of defense experts and former military leaders sent…www.scientificamerican.com
And of course, there’s my newest hero: the Luxembourg MEP Charles Goerens.
Looking across the English Channel from mainland Europe, it is clear David Cameron's decision to impose a binary choice…www.independent.co.uk
Sing it loud.