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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).
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Monday Links

  1. Donald Trump’s empty campaign rally in Tulsa (The New Yorker).
  2. The ‘absurd’ new reality of reporting from the United States (The Atlantic).
  3. How to switch to Signal and bring all your texts with you (Wired).
  4. The racist roots of new technology (The Nation).
  5. How to prepare for the coronavirus’s impact on terrorism (The National Interest).
  6. How to stop Presidents from corrupting U.S. attorneys (Slate).
  7. How rule of law saved DACA for now (Christian Science Monitor).
  8. Why neutrinos are the strangest particles in the Standard Model (New Scientist).
  9. Revenge of cartography (War on the Rocks).
  10. America’s identity crisis (Foreign Policy).
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Saturday Links

  1. The leader who killed her city (The Atlantic Monthly).
  2. The history that James Baldwin wanted America to see (The New Yorker).
  3. The government can afford anything it wants (The New Republic).
  4. The escalating terrorism problem in the United States (CSIS).
  5. US attorney who investigated Trump allies refuses to quit (The Financial Times).
  6. Why we must defend John Bolton’s right to publish his self-serving book (New Statesman).
  7. How to make government trustworthy again (Wired).
  8. Stephanie Kelton webinar on MMT (The Australia Institute).
  9. Big tech and universal telecommuting (Marginal Revolution).
  10. The gospel of Trump (Vanity Fair).
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Thursday Links

  1. The history of the “riot” report (The New Yorker).
  2. The therapist is in – and it’s a Chatbot app (Wired).
  3. Comparative institutional failure (Marginal Revolution).
  4. Iran’s alleged nuclear weapons development site (Institute for Science and International Security).
  5. The collapse of press freedom in Southeast Asia (Council on Foreign Relations).
  6. How much has the world changed? (Ritholtz).
  7. Green structural adjustment in the World Bank’s resilient cities (Progress in Political Economy).
  8. Designer fake news (The American Spectator).
  9. We knew how to prevent a pandemic like COVID-19, so what went wrong? (New Scientist).
  10. Market madness in the pandemic (The New York Times).