Here are the articles and web pages the Talk Issues team recommend today:
- Football: a dear friend to capitalism – This article is what happens when a humourless, politics-obsessed academic encounters the World Cup. It's all a gruesome capitalist distraction, apparently.
- Merkel’s paralysis – German Chancellor Angela Merkel is facing difficult pooitical times as her coalition threatens to collapse.
- An end to the Commons’s yah-boo days – Geprge Young makes the case for the coalition's reforms of the Commons procedure rules.