Weekly roundup August 18-24

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Authenticity, Repurposed, in a Mason Jar New York Times

The Science of Swill Hazlitt

Toronto’s finances are healthy! Clear the front page! Toronto Star

Sticky data: Why even ‘anonymized’ information can still identify you The Globe and Mail

The Brazilian Bus Magnate Who’s Buying Up All the World’s Vinyl Records New York Times

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Weekly roundup August 11-17

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Email Is Still the Best Thing on the Internet The Atlantic

Meet the Beer Bottle Dictator The Daily Beast

What if Ebola is found in Ottawa? Here’s the plan Ottawa Citizen

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Weekly roundup July 28 – Aug 10

So I missed last week, as i ran out of hours in each day and the week as a whole by all the things that come with being in a wedding (not mine) and spending the next day and a bit on an island in Georgian Bay. We should be back on the regular schedule now.

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Why I want to believe in the David Soknacki style of politics Metro

The Crisis in TTC Service Capacity

Toronto is a city of cynical, gridlocked grumps National Post

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Weekly roundup July 21 – 27

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National Post editorial board: Kill Ontario’s sharks — before they kill us National Post

Let’s fly Medium

Why are the RCMP less well-armed than a municipal police force? Maclean’s

The Toronto airport rail link will be epic, apparently blogTO

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Weekly roundup July 14 – 20

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Crash Detroit festival will celebrate joyous street-band music Detroit Free Press

The high cost of free parking: Christchurch Hospital edition Offsetting Behaviour

Judges rule to hold Parliament to its word, not to usurp its power National Post

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Weekly roundup July 7 – 13

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Canada waiting for a federal government serious about forcing end to provincial trade barriers National Post

Schmoozing and boozing: The big business of the Calgary Stampede The Globe and Mail

Hamilton residents prevent affordable housing development The Hamilton Spectator

Philip Smith, Master Trumpeter The New Yorker

Rosedale residents delay construction of $1-million Don Valley trail National Post

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Weekly roundup June 30 – July 6

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How an assassin in 1914 spawned today’s ultranationalists The Globe and Mail

What it’s like to be gay on Bay Street The Globe and Mail

Rumoured beer tunnel uncovered by Albert Street construction Ottawa Citizen

Parking is not a public good Market Urbanism

Let Them Eat Cash The New York Times

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