Linkworld: God, War, and Housing
Russia:[Ru1] Boy, the Russians are getting in trouble everywhere.
[Ru1] This is brilliant. (I feel like I already posted this one, but just in case…)
[Ru1] Germany’s precious position with Russia seems like the sort of thing that will prevent its Chancellor from ever being the Voice of the West.
[Ru1] A look at Russia’s secret military labs.
[Ru5] A look at The Russian Playbook.
Asia:[As1] Heroes exist, people.
[As2] Well, I guess strippers are one way of getting people to show up at your funeral.
[As3] Jun Pak describes what he sees as the real problem with Trump’s meeting with Kim.
[As4] A turn of events in China. Historically, the leader of the Chinese government has been relativity inconspicuous given the size and importance of the country compared to other world leaders. Is that changing?
Middle East:[ME1] What could go wrong with finding The Gates To Hell?
[ME2] Erdogan, man. Erdogan. Remember when we wanted him to win over the coup?
[ME3] As Daesh falls, former fighters fade homeward.
[ME4] Crime, intrigue, and war in the Middle East. Oh, and falconing.
Europe:[Eu1] In case you wanted to piss off Europeans, here is a handy guide.
[Eu2] Was King Arthur really a Roman?
[Eu4] Concern from Catholics as the Social Democrats in Sweden want to close down religious schools (possibly to pick up some anti-Muslim votes).
[Eu5] After Rotherham came others and not Telford.
[Eu6] Alex Massie argues that the Tories are behind the times and still haven’t grasped the significance of devolution.
[Eu7] Sorry, sir, the paperwork says you’re dead and there’s just nothing we can do about it.
California:[Ca1] A landlord is moving from San Jose to Colorado… and some of his tenants want to go with him.
[Ca2] In California housing wars, it’s Liberal against Liberal.
[Ca3] California, man. The main issues I have with California are that it’s crowded and expensive, both of which coincide with those findings curiously.
[Ca4] Meanwhile, Virginia Postrel argues that the Golden State is made more expensive on account of our deference to cars.
[Ca5] Electricity prices rising fast in California.
[Ca6] A new study suggests environmental regs do not play much of a role in California’s housing shortage.
United States:[US1] In all but four states, African-Americans get more pollution than whites.
[US2] Dixie wins!
[US3] I think Kolohe may be right that this is an atomic wedgie, but… yikes. Maybe avoid Civil War stuff altogether? (Or, at least, from the Southern side.)
[US4] A battle between a border property owner and border control.
[US5] This article on threats and destruction of private property is remarkable neutral.
[US6] Since nobody can afford to live in houses, Seattle is having to consider to what extent they should be allowed to live in their cars.