- Glenn Greenwald has lunch with the FT and discusses his abrasive manner and new online venture.
- Rahm Emanuel has reinvented Chicago’s political machine: the FT’s Edward Luce looks at whether he’s now aiming for the White House.
- A divide has opened up among Britain’s high earners: the über-middle, made up of doctors and London finance workers, emerge as big winners, while millions of “cling-on” professions struggle to sustain a middle class lifestyle.
- Students from as far afield as Mongolia, Guinea and Namibia are heading to study in northern Cyprus, where universities have become the leading sector of the economy.
- Nicholas Shaxson talks about his work on tax havens and compares the dominance of the financial sector in London to the resource curse on countries in Africa.
- Jihadi life is no longer the lap of luxury with the odd battle thrown in.
- The Egyptian government’s heavy-handed crackdown on opposition is widening the generation gap.
- A different generation game is being played in Tunisia, where there is a battle to keep young people occupied and away from extremism.
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