Bloomberg notes how income inequality is growing within Sydney, and between different areas of that city, and notes China’s high levels of debt previously unnoticed.
Bloomberg View notes the exceptional strength of the economy of California.
The CBC notes the effects of Donald Trump’s alienation of Latinos, reports on an alleged terrorist plot by a French citizen arrested by Ukraine, and looks at the incomprehension of the father of a child whose meningitis was neglected fatally.
The Calgary Heraldnotes that stupid statements keep undermining Alberta’s Wildrose Party.
The National Post‘s Andrew Coyne looks at how guaranteed minimum income could work in Canada, notes J.K. Rowling’s condemnation of fans upset Hermione is being played on stage by a black woman as racist, and looks at the success of a lawsuit lodged by a First Nations group against Québec for a dam built a century ago.
Open Democracy looks at transnational marriage abandonment.
Bloomberg looks at Argentina’s push for renewable energy, reports on Rosatom’s interest in developing South Africa as an entry into the African nuclear market, writes about China’s opposition to anything remotely like separatism in Hong Kong, and looks at Poland’s demand for an apology for Bill Clinton critical of the new government.
Bloomberg View notes the importance of honest statistics in Brazil, and calls for American arms sales to a friendly Vietnam.
CBC notes new Conservative support for a transgender rights bill and reports on how Ontario’s climate policy will hit Alberta’s natural gas exports.
Gizmodo notes Portugal has just managed to power itself entirely on renewable energy for four days.
The Inter Press Service describes the Middle Eastern refugee crisis.
The National Postlooks at a proposed New York State ban on declawing cats.
Open Democracy reports on Norway’s EU status via a left-leaning Norwegian, looks at the life of Daniel Berrigan, and notes the emergent Saudi-Indian alliance.
Universe Today describes the circumstellar habitable zones of red giants.