This day in history

2013, 2018, 2022.

Cory Doctorow
2 min readNov 18, 2023

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Today (November 18) at 1PM, I’ll be in Concord, NH at Gibson’s Books, presenting my new novel The Lost Cause, a preapocalyptic tale of hope in the climate emergency.

On Monday (November 20), I’m at the Simsbury, CT Public Library at 7PM.

#10yrsago UK Home Office suffers setback: can’t destroy family by deporting American head-teacher as his British wife begins cancer treatment https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2013/nov/17/home-office-drops-us-teacher-deportation-threat

#10yrsago Rob Ford gives staff $5,000 taxpayer dollars each to stay on https://torontosun.com/2013/11/16/mayor-rob-fords-week-one-for-the-books

#5yrsago Exec who oversaw Google’s failed babykiller projects and cozied up to Saudis quits after employee uprising https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/16/technology/diane-greene-google-cloud.html

#5yrsago America’s big box stores sucked up corporate welfare and killed Main Street — now they’re ducking property tax https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-11-14/to-cut-taxes-big-box-stores-use-dark-store-theory

#5yrsago Google donated $5k to GOP Senator who “joked” about attending a lynching with her Black opponent https://thegrio.com/2018/11/14/google-donates-5000-to-cindy-hyde-smith-after-lynching-comments/

#5yrsago Sole and Despotic Dominion: my story about the future of private property for Reason https://reason.com/2018/11/17/sole-and-despotic-dominion/

#1yrago Private equity health-care monopolies are on a profitable killing spree https://pluralistic.net/2022/11/17/the-doctor-will-fleece-you-now/#pe-in-full-effect

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