Thailand prepares for life after Bhumibol

As Thailand begins a year-long mourning period for its monarch, King Bhumibol, how will the transition of power to his successor affect the country, and what does it mean for the rest of the world?




First Lady Michelle Obama reinforced her status as Hillary Clinton’s most effective campaign surrogate with another powerful speech in New Hampshire.



Meanwhile, the media star of the day was New York Times counsel David McCraw (who apparently recieved spontaneous applause while walking through the newsroom yesterday) after sending this letter to Donald Trump’s lawyer.







Plenty of fallout from yesterday’s award of the Nobel Prize for Literature to Bob Dylan. My former colleagues Robert Wright and Ed Crooks talk about it here…






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