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Good Monday afternoon! For the next 2 weeks, we’ll be taking a little break and sending out interesting (legal & non-legal) links instead of long-form stories. Enjoy!
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LEGAL STUFF
Top legal news from this week, with a few long-reads thrown in at the bottom.
  • US Supreme Court blocks child slavery lawsuit against chocolate firms.
  • Bitcoin drops as China intensifies crypto mining crackdown.
  • Greece approves controversial new labor bill.
  • Belgium’s climate failures violate human rights, court rules.
  • Hong Kong pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily will be forced to shut “in a matter of days.”
  • Justice Mahmud Jamal becomes first person of color to sit on Canada Supreme Court.
  • Spotify acquires podcast discovery platform, Podz.
  • SPACman: William Ackman’s SPAC is buying 10% of Universal Music Group for $4 billion.
  • New Yorker: Anatomy of a murder trial (2010)
  • Long read: What’s going on at Yale Law School?
NON-LEGAL STUFF
The best non-legal articles I’ve read this week.
  • How to be lucky (Psyche) - on cultivating a serendipity mindset.
  • Planetary sapience (Noema Mag) - on natural and synthetic intelligence.
  • We Are Not Robots (100days) - on automation, biryani, and the art of ‘andaza’.
  • E-Mail from Bill (New Yorker) - a 1993 article on Bill Gates and this new thing called ‘email’.
  • Touching the future (Griffith Review) - on AI, stories of the future, and disrupting the present.
  • Name of the Game (Real Life) - is there a difference between creators and influencers?
  • The Tyranny of Time (Noema Mag) - “the clock does not measure time; it produces it.”
  • How to Understand Things (Nabeel Qureshi) - self-explanatory.
  • The New Frontier of Belonging (FKPXLS) - on the power of the collective.
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