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Jan 22, 2019

A Weakening Global Expansion Amid Growing Risks – IMF Blog. The global expansion is weakening and at a rate that is somewhat faster than expected.

Record Numbers of Americans Say They Care About Global Warming, Poll Finds – New York Times. A spike in believers.

For 20 Years, US Carbon Emissions Have Been Dropping. Last Year, They Spiked. – Mother Jones. Coincidence?

Compromise’ to End Shutdown Draws Protests Over Asylum Restrictions – New York Times. Don’t hold your breath for a fast fix.

Supreme Court Doesn’t Act on Trump’s Appeal in ‘Dreamers’ Case – Court takes away negotiating tool.

Here’s what really worries investors about China’s slowdown – A slowing down in China is not a collapse.

The shutdown’s effect on the US economy, explained – Vox. The longer it lasts, the worse it gets.

Los Angeles teachers’ union, school district reaches deal to end strike – Reuters

Opposition leader pushes for parliament vote on new Brexit referendum – Reuters. Corbyn tries to grab control of Brexit. Careful what you wish for.

The unusually large drop in home sales has real estate agents baffled – CNBC. Prices drop in the West. Can you catch a falling knife?

MLK Offers a Lesson on Why We Should Be Worried About Amazon and the FBI – Rolling Stone.

Unthinkable: 50 Moments That Define an Improbable Presidency – The Atlantic. The greatest hits and misses of the past 2 years.

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