Weekend Reading: Martin Luther King, Jr. (1965): Address at the Conclusion of the Selma to Montgomery March
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Live from the Little England of the Black Shorts: James Ball et al.:: Stock Market Loses Billions As Banks And Housebuilders Suffer Hardest: "Stock markets around the world collapsed and the pound plunged on news that Britain’s electorate...

...had emphatically voted to leave the European Union in Thursday’s referendum.Banks including Lloyds, Barclays, and Royal Bank of Scotland all saw around a fifth of their value wiped out on Friday, and there were similar losses at housebuilders like Taylor Wimpey, Barratt, and Berkeley Group. Holiday and airline firms, including British Airways parent IAG, Thomas Cook, and easyJet, also suffered.... The freefall was slowed by Bank of England governor Mark Carney promising to invest an extra £250 billion to steady markets if needed and adding that any further action needed would be taken. This could mean a change to interest rates....

British Bankers’ Association chief executive Anthony Browne also reassured customers and said banks had contingencies already drawn up. He added:

Banking services will continue as normal.... Any consequences of the referendum result will take some time to resolve and any changes to banking will take place over several years....

But one senior source at a major bank put it more bluntly to BuzzFeed News. The source said:

Fucking disaster. Single most irresponsible, grossly misconceived act of self-harm in history. Every single one of the leave leaders must be held accountable and not allowed to slope off. Johnson’s speech was grotesque, our own homegrown Trump. Boris Trump. Cunt...

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