🎧 The Daily: The Agony of Being Theresa May | New York Times

Listened to The Daily: The Agony of Being Theresa May from New York Times

In a last-ditch effort to fulfill her promise of delivering Brexit, Britain’s prime minister dangled a final sacrifice.

👓 Social media is an existential threat to our idea of democracy | Opinion | The Guardian

Read Social media is an existential threat to our idea of democracy by John Naughton (the Guardian)
Two reports for the US senate reveal how Russia’s Internet Research Agency has fomented distrust and division in the west

📺 January 29, 2019 – PBS NewsHour | PBS

Watched January 29, 2019 - PBS NewsHour from PBS
Tuesday on the NewsHour, a polar vortex sends temperatures in the Midwest plunging. Plus: The intelligence community assesses the greatest threats to American national security, the debate over Brexit, Sen. Susan Collins on border security, military children with special needs, a new push for the ERA, the author of “Heart” answers reader questions and governors bridging the political divide.

🎧 “The Daily”: Waiting for Brexit | New York Times

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It’s been nearly three years since Britain voted to leave the European Union, and there’s still no clear way forward.

📺 Jeremy Hunt | Amanpour & Company | PBS

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As tempers flare over Brexit, British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt compares the European Union to the Soviet Union. Christiane Amanpour sat down with him in New York to discuss the state of the negotiations.

📺 Brexit II | Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

Watched Brexit II from Last Week Tonight (HBO)
In the wake of a divisive election, the UK will begin the process of leaving the European Union. John Oliver and an intergalactic space lord propose a plan.

👓 Why May’s “Bloody Difficult” approach to Brexit Negotiations is so wrong | The Great British Moronathon

Read Why May’s “Bloody Difficult” approach to Brexit Negotiations is so wrong (The Great British Moronathon)
This was originally posted on Twitter here: A re-written version is available here: UK in a Changing Europe and here: The New Statesman A rambling, disorganised thread on negotiations with the EU a…

Revealed: how US billionaire helped to back Brexit | The Guardian

Read Revealed: how US billionaire helped to back Brexit by Carole Cadwalladr (The Guardian)
Robert Mercer, who bankrolled Donald Trump, played key role with ‘sinister’ advice on using Facebook data