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Remain or Leave? A Photographic Journey Through Brexit
The New York Times

With a March 29 deadline fast approaching, Britain’s path from the European Union seems as murky as ever. The referendum in June 2016, and the ensuing debate, exposed and hardened divisions. more…

'Dad has had more comebacks than Elvis': confessions of a reluctant carer
The Guardian (AU)

There are a lot of things I have been meaning to do. Pushing 50 and moving back in with my parents wasn’t among them People react kindly when I tell them I look after my folks, but things are not as selfless as they seem. I care, but I am also captive. When I… more…

Friday briefing: Corbyn faces revolt if he backs 'people's vote'
The Guardian (AU)

Labour leader could face a dozen resignations … Prince Philip car crash … Tokyo takes second look at ‘Banksy’ rat Good morning, this is Alison Rourke welcoming you to the final morning briefing of this hectic Brexit week. Continue reading... more…

Sabrina Mahfouz: ‘Oppressive systems can destroy young people’s lives’
The Guardian (AU)

With an adaptation of Noughts and Crosses set to tour the UK and her anthology of Muslim writing picked for Emma Watson’s book club, the prolific British writer is as busy as ever. Here she talks about race, class and motherhood Sabrina Mahfouz remembers the … more…

‘You can’t rehabilitate someone into society when they’re locked away’ | Saba Salman
The Guardian (AU)

Despite government pledges to halve the use of inpatient units, many learning disabled people are being denied life in the community When Julie Newcombe visited her learning disabled son, Jamie, he was subdued and nursing a swollen arm. Staff at the care unit… more…

Practice Hacktivism at Your Own Risk
Slate.com

People launch cyberattacks for all sorts of different reasons—to steal money, to steal secrets, to show off their skills, to wreak havoc, but also for (what they consider to be) altruistic reasons. Martin Gottesfeld did it to draw attention to the case of Jus… more…

Help! I’m Not Sure My Nephew Realizes That His Dad’s a Pedophile.
Slate.com

Daniel Mallory Ortberg is online weekly to chat live with readers. Here’s an edited transcript of this week’s chat. more…

Kasich: Republican Party is mired in the 1950s and ignores today's America at its peril
USA Today

Republicans need to break their own self-made mold of being naysayers instead of doers. It means designing solutions that actually solve problems. more…

Why is the GOP just now rebuking Steve King’s racism?: Readers sound off
USA Today

From Steve King's comments to the government shutdown to helping caregivers, our readers sound off on recent headlines. more…

The Uncounted Families Torn Apart at the Border by the Trump Administration
Newyorker.com

Jonathan Blitzer on a report released earlier this week by the Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services documenting that the Administration had separated far more families than it had previously admitted or could even properly count. more…

The Invisible Children of the Trump Administration
Theatlantic.com

According to a new report, the White House separated many more families than it had previously acknowledged—and failed to keep track of those it separated. more…

Israel Will Be The Great Foreign Policy Debate Of The Democratic Primary
Buzzfeednews.com

“I actually don’t know how it’s gonna go. What I do know is we’re gonna have a debate.” View Entire Post › more…

Why NewRetirement is my favorite retirement planning tool
Getrichslowly.org

Over the past week, I've shared two terrific retirement planning tools. First, I explored the pros and cons of Personal Capital. Next, I looked at OnTrajectory, which is the best traditional retirement calculator I've found. Today, I want to talk about NewRet… more…

The Good Place, annotated: “Chidi Sees The Time-Knife”
Avclub.com

In addition to being one of the best shows on TV, The Good Place is a dense knot of running jokes, visual humor, references to dense philosophy tomes, and breadcrumbs for later episodes. In order to help you keep it all straight, The A.V. Club will be annotat… more…

Portraits of Federal Workers Affected by the Longest Government Shutdown
Petapixel.com

The following is a photographic essay of 21 real people – 21 of 800,000 workers – affected by the longest government shutdown in U.S. history. Federal workers have become unwilling pawns in the shutdown. Perhaps most dehumanizing, the media and certain politi… more…

Block grants are the next front in Trump’s war on Medicaid
Vox.com

Trump officials are exploring whether they can cap the program’s spending — even without Congress’s approval. more…

Gillibrand’s 2020 path: ‘Women are pissed off and they’re fired up’
Politico

The New York Democrat is poised to put gender at the heart of her pitch to voters in the 2020 presidential race. more…

Do What You Love And You Will Never Stop Working
Theoutline.com

So many artists like me collapse under the weight of incremental success, the one-step-forward-two-steps-back, all-stick-no-carrot nature of art-for-commerce. more…

Nine Sober Musicians On How They Thrive Creatively Without Drugs Or Booze
Gq.com

Steven Tyler, Julien Baker, Ben Harper, Jason Isbell, Joe Walsh and other sober musicians on how to thrive creatively without drugs or booze. more…

In South Sudan, stigma and underfunding plague mental health care
Al Jazeera English

Only three psychiatrists practice in war-torn South Sudan, where many people believe in supernatural possession. more…