Never has ‘links I liked’ been more of a misnomer, but I have to start with the murder of my former
colleague Jo Cox. This was one of the more searching reflections on her death.
Which leads us on to this week’s EU Referendum, I guess. If you’re one of those diminishing band of voters that is still interested in facty stuff, the Institute for New Economic Thinking takes down Boris Johnson’s claim that the EU is ‘a graveyard of low growth’ and Owen Barder has handily annotated a largely fictitious pro-Brexit leaflet.
Meanwhile, a Mail-inspired petition forces a Commons debate on aid, and most MPs supported aid. Oops
Let’s try and lighten the mood:
Some excellent advice from Andrew Hayward on how to give a top presentation.
And some smart videos:
This has to be the most relaxed bit of news reporting from the middle of a riot you will ever see.
And an 8th grader goes viral by giving his graduation speech in the style of the US presidential contenders (all of them, plus the President). It’s 8 minutes long, but worth hanging in there for his Bernie Sanders impersonation. [h/t Nick Corasaniti] His Trump is good, but who can match the original on the great City of Belgium?