• Greens’ hot air balloon protest deflated by new flight restriction over parliament (The Guardian)
  • ‘Disturbingly lightweight’: Penny Wong targets Morrison over China and ‘negative globalism’ (The Guardian)
  • Australia set to ‘muddle through’ house price pain, economist warns (SMH)
  • Hundreds of IS relatives escape Syrian camp as Turkey claims border towns (ABC)
  • Japan defeats Scotland, reaching Rugby World Cup quarter-final despite Typhoon Hagibis (ABC)
  • ‘Time for a new approach’: Should Australians be charged for driving in the CBD? (ABC)
  • Finance

  • Australia’s banks escape the heat as economic growth slows, Deloitte says (The Guardian)
  • ‘Once in a lifetime experience’: Whale watchers look on as orcas devour humpback calf (ABC)
  • People assume the Reserve Bank is hot to trot on QE. It ain’t. (SMH)
  • ‘Keep lights on, bills down’: Energy agency grid plan for wind and solar (SMH)
  • Is the NT the worst place to rent in Australia? (ABC)
  • Meet the Australians who carved a slice of coastal paradise in a major industrial engine room (ABC)
  • Opinion

  • Trump declares ‘it’s a lovefest’ on China trade, but there’s no rush to get the marriage certificate signed and that’s a problem (ABC)
  • Parliamentarians deserve our wrath for 30 years of inaction, not climate protesters | Greg Jericho (The Guardian)
  • Stripping people of citizenship makes the world less safe, not more | Ben Doherty (The Guardian)
  • Fuel efficiency isn’t improving — it’s actually getting worse (ABC News)
  • The radical climate solution no-one really wants (ABC News)
  • If you are under 34, you have never experienced a month of below average temperatures | Greg Jericho (The Guardian)
  • World

  • Pakistan’s Imran Khan in Tehran to facilitate Iran-Saudi talks (Al Jazeera English)
  • The mass murder of Polish intellectuals — and the German Nazis who got away with it (Deutsche Welle)
  • Poland votes in parliamentary elections (Deutsche Welle)
  • Hungary polls: PM Orban’s Fidesz party faces tough challenge (Deutsche Welle)
  • Turkey advance forces US pullout from north Syria (BBC News)
  • New Ebola vaccine brings hope to DR Congo (Deutsche Welle)
  • Climate

  • Crop leftovers can store huge amounts of carbon: insights from Uganda (The Conversation)
  • Labour party pledges to ban sale of non-electric cars by 2030 (The Guardian)
  • Solution to Ice Age ocean chemistry puzzle (Science Daily)
  • Greens’ hot air balloon protest deflated by new flight restriction over parliament (The Guardian)
  • Sport

  • Scotland 6-0 San Marino: John McGinn nets hat-trick in Euro 2020 qualifier (BBC Sport)
  • Japan’s captain Michael Leitch says victory ‘was about more than just us’ (The Guardian)
  • Japan show world their defiance and skill in face of typhoon destruction | Andy Bull (The Guardian)
  • Kazakhstan 0-2 Belgium: Michy Batshuayi scores as Eden Hazard impresses (BBC Sport)
  • Further reading

  • A “Cook’s Tour” of Imperialism (Jstor)
  • The MacOS Catalina Privacy and Security Features You Should Know (Wired)
  • The Vacuum That’s Not a Car and Other Transportation News This Week (Wired)
  • An iTunes Bug Let Hackers Spread Ransomware (Wired)
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