This is a hand-curated summary of most interesting stuff I read since last night. Enjoy.
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On Sunday, in the fifty-second minute of the final game of the World Cup, four women dressed in Russian police uniforms charged the field, briefly disrupting the match. They were members of the Russian protest-art group Pussy Riot. Pussy Riot is…
Source: Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), 2015-2016 The Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) is a worldwide study by OECD in 70 nations of 15-year-old students' scholastic performance on mathematics…
The New York Review of Books
– Jul 12, 7:02 AM
Late last year, BBC executives had the nerve to erect a bronze statue of George Orwell outside its headquarters in central London. The sculptor caught Orwell's spikiness. He stands one hand on hip, the other pointing forward with a cigarette…
The New York Times
David E. Sanger
– Jul 15, 5:07 PM
The message from WikiLeaks in July 2016 to a group of Russian intelligence officers who prosecutors say were posing as a Romanian hacker named Guccifer 2.0 urged swift action before the opening of the Democratic National Convention that month.