The C’est l’Halloween Edition

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Posted on October 27, 2016

Liberty moves north ~It is uniquely fortunate in many ways—but Canada still holds lessons for other Western countries | The Economist

Read This: The night the BBC’s Halloween stunt went terribly wrong | A.V. Club

Why the world’s worst Halloween candy — Kerr’s Molasses Kisses — continues its reign of terror | National Post

2-year-old dresses up as Gord Downie for Halloween | Toronto Star

Burger King Dressed up as the Ghost of McDonald’s in this Scary Good Halloween Prank | Adweek

‘Afghan Girl’ in 1985 National Geographic Photo Is Arrested in Pakistan | The New York Times

The Other Sister ~As many as 700,000 adults in the U.S. with a disability like autism live with parents or another family member who’s at least 60 years old. What happens when those caregivers are gone? One sibling confronts her past and likely future. | Seattle Met

Inside the Trump Tower ~The Skyscraper where Trump is already king | Bloomberg

South Beach’s Elite Pay Thousands for IV Therapy Even Though Critics Say It’s a Scam | Miami New Times

The Iconoclast ~Jim Allison has always gone his own way—as a small-town-Texas kid who preferred books to football, and as a young scientist who believed the immune system could treat tumors when few others did. And that irreverence led him to find a potential cure for cancer.

Revenge of the tabloids ~Rocked by the phone-hacking scandal and haemorrhaging readers, the rightwing tabloids seemed to be yesterday’s news. But now, in Theresa May’s Brexit Britain, they look more powerful than ever | The Guardian

When Typists Were Feared as ‘Love Pirates’ ~At the turn of the century, some women sued stenographers for seducing their husbands. An Object Lesson | The Atlantic

Fall to Pieces: On Elena Ferrante and My Own Frantumaglia ~I finally have a word to describe my fear of the fragmented world. | Hazlitt

The Helsinki Formula ~A lesson in freedom, from Nordic socialists | The Walrus

Elizabeth and Alice ~The last love affair of Elizabeth Bishop, and the losses behind ‘One Art.’ | The New Yorker

Les Enfants du Roi ~Montreal’s Plateau, or ‘La petite France,’ is overrun with elegant, polite French children. | Maisonneuve




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