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Chai Digest: Sepp, Hotel Beds and More

News: Pencil Pushers (Bloomberg Businessweek). Pencils are now hip. For Those in Peril (The Economist). See the ‘How They Get There’ map of African migrants to Europe. Base Issues (The Economist). The map puts in perspective the amount of Okinawa occupied by US forces. Classical Music Philanthropy (FT). Resurrecting forgotten music. Lincoln at Gettysburg (National…

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Chai Digest: Podcast Special and Love Your Wife Day

On the road, catching up on podcasts: Love Your Wife Day (BBC Documentaries) Maskirovka: Deception Russian-Style (BBC Analysis) Cabin Fever (BBC In Business) Having Children – Will Self (BBC A Point of View) The Table Comes First in France – Adam Gopnik (Travel With Rick Steves) Globetrotting with Kids (Travel With Rick Steves) Understanding Indonesia…

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Chai Digest: World Unraveling and the Most Disappointing Fruit

The FT this week has great pieces of the world unraveling: End of the Ottoman empire on how WWI tore apart the empire and the region. ‘Army and Nation’, by Steven Wilkinson, on how India has avoided military coups. Nigeria unravelled on the $2bn textile smuggling industry that has destroyed the domestic textile industry and…

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