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.