North Korea threatens to sink Japan and turn US to ‘ashes and darkness’ | World news | The Guardian

The Guardian reports that Tokyo condemns ‘absolutely unacceptable’ provocation, as Pyongyang reacts to imposition of new UN sanctions following missile tests.

Source: North Korea threatens to sink Japan and turn US to ‘ashes and darkness’ | World news | The Guardian

These are seriously scary headlines but the UN Security Council must have anticipated a hostile response from North Korea. It now times for the international community to speak and act in unison to avoid a military escalation.

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The computerisation of European jobs | Jeremy Bowles at Bruegel.org – Top Blogs Revisited  

I’m reblogging this popular blog. Technology is the real elephant in the room that the political classes ignore. Surely it ‘trumps’ labor market reform in France as immigration controls which underpin a hard-Brexit? Perhaps in Trump’s America the political classes are turning a blind eye to faster computerization to compensate for lost competitivity due to productivity, drug abuse and obesity?

Source: The computerisation of European jobs | Jeremy Bowles at Bruegel.org