Davos elite react to populism: Daily Bullshit, January 18-19, 2017

Probably I should have more to say about some of this. . . .


Davos

Andreas Becker, “Davos: The crisis of the middle class,” Deutschewelle, January 19, 2017, http://www.dw.com/en/davos-the-crisis-of-the-middle-class/a-37192939

RTT News, “Globalization Should Benefit Everyone, UK PM May Says At Davos,” January 19, 2017, http://www.rttnews.com/story.aspx?Id=2734548


Brexit

Rafael Behr, “May can think big all she likes. Britain’s about to find out just how small it is,” Guardian, January 17, 2017, https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/jan/17/theresa-may-britain-prime-minister-speech

Jenny Gross and Nicholas Winning, “Prime Minister Theresa May Says U.K. Won’t Seek Membership of EU Single Market,” Wall Street Journal, January 17, 2017, http://www.wsj.com/articles/prime-minister-theresa-may-says-u-k-wont-seek-membership-of-eu-single-market-1484655569

Simon Nixon, “The Multiple Paths to a Bad Brexit Deal,” Wall Street Journal, January 18, 2017, http://www.wsj.com/articles/the-multiple-paths-to-a-bad-brexit-deal-1484771260

Christoph Scheuermann, “Theresa May’s Brexit Plan: I Want, I Want, I Want,” Spiegel, January 18, 2017, http://www.spiegel.de/international/europe/theresa-may-promises-a-glorious-brexit-future-a-1130529.html


Scottish Independence

MercoPress, “Scotland ‘undoubtedly’ closer to an independence referendum,” January 18, 2017, http://en.mercopress.com/2017/01/18/scotland-undoubtedly-closer-to-an-independence-referendum


Donald Trump’s Inauguration

Steven Shepard, “Polls show Trump with historically low approval ratings,” Politico, January 17, 2017, http://www.politico.com/story/2017/01/trump-low-approval-rating-transition-233678

Kevin Slane, “Here’s who will (and will not) be performing at Donald Trump’s inauguration,” Boston Globe, January 18, 2017, http://www.boston.com/news/politics/2017/01/18/heres-who-will-and-will-not-be-performing-at-donald-trumps-inauguration

Clare Foran, “Why Some Democrats in Congress Refuse to Attend Trump’s Inauguration,” Atlantic, January 19, 2017, https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2017/01/democrats-inauguration-boycott-protest-congress/513623/

Adam Geller, “As Trump takes the oath, many voters still can’t believe it,” McClatchy, January 19, 2017, http://www.mcclatchydc.com/news/politics-government/national-politics/article127582569.html?rh=1


Chelsea Manning

Brendan McGarry, “Vets Slam Obama’s Decision to Shorten Manning’s Sentence,” Military.com, January 19, 2017, http://www.military.com/daily-news/2017/01/19/vets-slam-obamas-decision-to-shorten-mannings-sentence.html


California water

Nathan Halverson, “All this recent rain won’t stop California from sinking,” Reveal, January 14, 2017, https://www.revealnews.org/article/the-drought-didnt-make-california-sink-its-crops-did/


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