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Tuesday Links

  1. China and money laundering loophole (Hudson Institute).
  2. The economy is not going back to normal (Slate).
  3. Americans are living in an alternative history (The Atlantic).
  4. The people killed the pipelines (The New Republic).
  5. The epic Siberian journey to solve a mass extinction mystery (Wired).
  6. The West’s internationalism and China (New Statesman).
  7. A different kind of Wall Street deal (Vanity Fair).
  8. What Facebook and the oil industry have in common (The New Yorker).
  9. A shattered nation isn’t buying Trump’s angry nationalism (The Nation).
  10. ICE tells foreign students to leave the country if their schools are going online-only (MotherJones).
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Facing Down the Sino-Russian Entente

Jacob Stokes and Julianne Smith have an important new article on United States, China, and Russia great power competition in the latest issue of The Washington Monthly. This great power competition will likely reshape the international system in the emerging multipolar world. You can read the first page here.

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Friday Links

  1. Learning to live in a riskier world (RAND).
  2. The pandemic paradox (CSIS).
  3. Leader for life? (Council on Foreign Relations).
  4. Searching for consolation in Max Weber’s work ethic (The New Republic).
  5. Make America Canada again (The New Yorker).
  6. Wired’s Ultimate Summer Reading List (Wired).
  7. You aren’t the ones who are struggling to breathe (MotherJones).
  8. “Hong Kong is gone” (New Statesman).
  9. Inside the final days of Seattle’s autonomous zone (Slate).
  10. How did police unions get so powerful? (The Nation).
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Thursday Links

  1. Why the Mueller investigation failed (The New Yorker).
  2. Hong Kong is a colony once more (The Atlantic).
  3. Where should COVID-19 vaccines be tested? (Wired).
  4. US is stuck in the worst of all worlds (Financial Times).
  5. Why conspiracy theories are so dangerous (Z Magazine).
  6. Why does Trump love Putin so much? (MotherJones).
  7. Could we really have another pandemic right now? (Slate).
  8. The fatal flaw in America’s counterterrorism strategy (The National Interest).
  9. When police kill (Marginal Revolution).
  10. Understanding media use and literacy in schools (RAND).
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Tuesday Links

  1. The true cost of dollar stores (The New Yorker).
  2. The three weeks that changed everything (The Atlantic).
  3. No vaccine in sight (The New Republic).
  4. Social media drops the hammer on Team Trump (Wired).
  5. Why the Korean War was never formally ended (The National Interest).
  6. The Trump economy: three years of volatile continuity (Cato Institute).
  7. Income and poverty in the COVID-19 pandemic (American Enterprise Institute).
  8. Trump’s reelection campaign is in crisis (Brookings Institution).
  9. Coronavirus is exposing Brazil’s heart of darkness (New Statesman).
  10. What does it really mean to invest in black communities? (The Nation).
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Monday Links

  1. A devastating new stage of the pandemic (The Atlantic).
  2. Our ghost-kitchen future (The New Yorker).
  3. Coronavirus researchers are dismantling science’s ivory tower (Wired).
  4. Colliding black holes (VICE).
  5. The Supreme Court may be getting tired of Bill Barr (Slate).
  6. Avoiding an internet techno-apocalypse (New Scientist).
  7. Global warming is melting our sense of time (New York).
  8. Is Facebook the new Fox News? (Vanity Fair).
  9. Elvis Presley, philosopher king (Village Voice).
  10. How Donald Trump abused the Second Amendment (The National Interest).
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Sunday Links

  1. Mapping US Power Shifts (Alex Burns Research Newsletter).
  2. The hunt for a better story than quantum mechanics (New York Times).
  3. The decline of the American world (The Atlantic).
  4. The Trump cult is loyal to an ideology, not the man (The New Republic).
  5. India’s dangerous new nationalism (New Statesman).
  6. Theories of change (CSIS).
  7. Why Soros is the right’s favourite bogeyman (Slate).
  8. The US’s new surge in coronavirus cases, explained (Vox).
  9. Machine learning can help detect misinformation online (RAND).
  10. A disastrous summer in the Arctic (New Yorker).
  11. How America’s retreat is reshaping global affairs (Christian Science Monitor).
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Thursday Links

  1. Donor-advised charities: the wealth management strategy (Washington Post).
  2. The old history behind the NYPD’s Shake Shack lie (New York Magazine).
  3. COVID-19 and November (MotherJones).
  4. How McKinsey helps companies avoid responsibility (Slate).
  5. America is a Republic, not a Democracy (Heritage Foundation).
  6. The Liberal Order: Before Trump, and after (Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft).
  7. The fate of the economy (Foreign Policy).
  8. Economic inequalities, the lockdown, and social fabric (Demos).
  9. Toronto: the nice person’s Silicon Valley (MIT Technology Review).
  10. Why ‘inclusive capitalism’ is the next hedge fund alpha (New York Times).
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Wednesday Links

  1. The promise and perils of virtual healthcare (The New Yorker).
  2. The death of cosmopolitanism (The Atlantic).
  3. Why a Saharan dust storm is heading to the United States (Slate).
  4. Trump eases environmental rules during pandemic (Financial Times).
  5. Cheer up (Marginal Revolution).
  6. World Economic Outlook (International Monetary Fund).
  7. Did Donald Trump miss his chance at a better Iran deal? (The National Interest).
  8. Academic publishing myths in political science (Duck of Minerva).
  9. China and the United States dollar (The American Spectator).
  10. America’s digital divide is an emergency (The Nation).
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Tuesday Links

  1. Bolton’s big warning about what Trump would do in a second term (Washington Post).
  2. This is how Trump plans to beat Biden (The New Republic).
  3. Market-maker Citadel profits from the retail trading boom (Financial Times).
  4. Virus surge jolts prospects for world economy (Bloomberg)
  5. States are putting teenagers in debt and destroying their families (Slate).
  6. Nuclear anti-proliferation policy and the Korea conundrum (Cato Institute).
  7. Who’s to blame for plastic microfiber pollution? (Wired).
  8. Pandemic, recession: the global economy in crisis (The World Bank).
  9. COVID-19 and the changing nature of work (RAND Corporation).
  10. Can Pax Americana survive the coronavirus? (American Enterprise Institute).