Trickle down economics + tax havens ht Sony Kapoor
Myanmar’s first literary work since coup reveals ‘courage and altruism’ of writers. Love the idea of ‘witness writing’ (≥ protest writing) theguardian.com/global-develop…
15 of the best Putin ridiculously long table memes. Special mention for the Bernie Sanders one – quite poignant in its way. And here’s a nice explainer of the perils of ‘DNA theft’ that has led to this.
From Samantha Power (USAID boss): ‘Incredible: in just a few weeks, Uganda’s #COVID19 vaccination rate JUMPED from 14% to 47%. This sort of success is not easy, even with vaccine availability increasing. But with @USAID support, the government rolled out a comprehensive mass vaccination campaign w/ tremendous results.
The Indian air force used elephant helicopters for ceremonial flyovers in the 70s. Wild.