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> In Finland, the number of homeless people has fallen sharply. The reason: The country applies the “Housing First” concept. Those affected by homelessness receive a small apartment and counselling – without any preconditions. 4 out of 5 people affected thus make their way back into a stable life. And: All this is cheaper than accepting homelessness.

scoop.me/housing-first-finland

> The US war in Iraq and Afghanistan cost American taxpayers $2.4 trillion and UK taxpayers in excess of £30 billion alone. Quite apart from UK and US casualties they killed hundreds of thousands of people, created untold misery for millions more and destabilised an entire region.

twitter.com/Otto_English/statu

Put that on the side of a bus!

> ‘The UK doesn’t need to involve itself more than necessary’, says Dr Lina Khatib on rising US-Iran tensions

channel4.com/news/the-uk-doesn

... unless we desperately need a trade deal with the US because we've shot ourselves in the foot by leaving the EU.

> A man who was in charge of the BBC's political output during the referendum campaign, who then went to work for PM & is now berating the BBC for not being 'impartial' nor sufficiently joyous about Brexit spews forth lies. What to do?

twitter.com/JMPSimor/status/12

Current headlines:

* Iran ends nuclear deal commitments

* Paradise lost: residents flee Eden as Australia fires race towards them

* Russia announces plan to ‘use the advantages’ of climate change

> It seems that Cummings is trying to reinvent the technocracy. But many of his ideas of how to do it seem to come from the era between 2004 and 2014 – a time of “move fast and break things” rather than the careful, strategic avoidance of unintended consequences that the world has moved on to since.

theguardian.com/commentisfree/

> What would really help would be for him to make clear that he and his new colleagues at No 10 will listen to - and empower - civil servants willing to push back against ministers who, for narrow ideological reasons or simple vanity, insist on pressing ahead with doomed projects or policies.

theguardian.com/commentisfree/

Decided to splash out on getting a bunch of 35mm slides scanned in a shop in Camden. Quite excited to see the results!

Enjoying listening to "13 Minutes to the Moon" from the BBC World Service.

bbc.co.uk/programmes/w13xttx2

> If the Brexit party's representatives reject the institution, where is the wholesale rejection of the paycheck, of the pension, of the democratic power their seats hold?

politics.co.uk/comment-analysi

"If you’re trying to silence me through the Hatch Act, it’s not going to work," Conway said.

"Let me know when the jail sentence starts," she added.

thehill.com/homenews/administr

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