Thursday, September 1 2022

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I am on the best terms with my neighbours, poor and rich, and I believe they would be sorry to lose me. But I should be so hampered by the proposed restriction that I think it would force me to sell my property here, and leave this part of the country.

That’s Charles Dickens having a little hissy fit in a letter to a friend–furious that his town was considering cancelling postal service on Sunday. The letter is among eleven acquired by the Charles Dickens Museum in London from a private seller–and have become available to the public for the very first time.


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Big Story

The end of an era: Farewell, Mikhail Gorbachev

The TLDR: The former Russian leader—who brought an end to the Cold War and the Soviet Union—died at the age of 91. We take a look back at a rare leader who changed the course of history—and whose legacy is all the more relevant now that another Cold War appears to be round the corner.

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In today’s edition

Headlines That Matter

  • An important note for splainer subscribers 
  • US government’s big Trump smackdown
  • US life expectancy plunges
  • Akasa Air exposes passenger information
  • Good old Campa Cola is being bought by Reliance
  • Important study on steroid meds
  • India scores at the Asia Cup
  • We can’t stop Greenland from melting
  • A very dolphin bromance
  • Battle of the murder mystery queens


Sanity Break

  • A wonderfully zen painting of Ganesha


I Recommend

  • Wanted: the perfect snack


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