This week’s recommended links

Atlantic Magazine: Suburbia: the next slum? / The Financial Times: Are you ready for the biggest population boom in history? / The Guardian: Decca Aitkenhead interviews James Lovelock. On climate change he say: “enjoy life while you can”. / Media Guardian: Martin Wainwright examines the sudden death of local papers / While Sarfraz Manzoor sticks up for the white working class ahead of the start of the BBC4 season examining the issue / Lost America is a facinating website full of photography of the “abandoned mid-west”