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Monday Links

  1. Can’t Get You Out of My Head episode 1 by Adam Curtis.
  2. Can’t Get You Out of My Head episode 2 by Adam Curtis.
  3. Can’t Get You Out of My Head episode 3 by Adam Curtis.
  4. Can’t Get You Out of My Head episode 4 by Adam Curtis.
  5. Can’t Get You Out of My Head episode 5 by Adam Curtis.
  6. Can’t Get You Out of My Head episode 6 by Adam Curtis.
  7. The New York Times on the blog Slate Star Codex and psychiatrist Scott Alexander Siskind.
  8. Siskind’s response to The New York Times.
  9. The unsettling message of Judas and the Black Messiah about activist Fred Hampton.
  10. The spectacular fall of the Lincoln Project.
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Thursday Links

  1. The unlikeliest pandemic success story.
  2. Trump’s lawyers refuse to seriously engage with impeachment.
  3. An 18,000-year-old instrument sings once more.
  4. Does Jack Dorsey have any clue what he’s doing?
  5. Dolly Parton revisits 9 to 5 as an uber-capitalist landscape.
  6. Trump will face criminal charges for election fraud.
  7. The delusions of crowds: a review.
  8. America’s ‘deep state’ is not deep enough.
  9. The Republican Party is also on trial at Trump Impeachment Trial II.
  10. Is a future for fusionism?
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Wednesday Links

  1. The strangeness of our animal bonds.
  2. The stories I didn’t learn in school.
  3. The worst impeachment defence in American history.
  4. This is not representative democracy.
  5. Afghanistan: give peace a chance.
  6. American cities and their carbon footprints.
  7. Mike Davis and the Left.
  8. Max Boot’s oblivious self-own.
  9. Tribute to Sean Kay.
  10. Experts versus elites.
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Tuesday Links

  1. Saving the butterfly forest.
  2. Trump’s second impeachment is unlikely to get a conviction.
  3. Tesla’s Bitcoin buy.
  4. Redditors’ next target for GameStop playbook unravels.
  5. Europe isn”t working.
  6. Capitol rioters claim that Trump incited them.
  7. To fix inequality, tax the rich.
  8. Mutant virus strains need new code names.
  9. Airpower was indispensable to defeating ISIS.
  10. In loving memory of Secretary George Schultz.
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Monday Links

  1. Finance Theory I (2008) taught by MIT Professor Andrew Lo.
  2. The new class war over Christy Teigen.
  3. Pre-MBA preparation at the Khan Academy.
  4. Trump’s second impeachment trial.
  5. The Democratic Party and QAnon.
  6. There is no Chinese ‘debt trap’.
  7. The United States and living in a post-COVID world.
  8. After Hannibal Lecter: the new series Clarice.
  9. The unbearable emptiness of Tom Brady.
  10. How severe is Yemen’s humanitarian crisis?
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Friday Links

  1. A capital for black capitalism?
  2. The most hated man in Washington.
  3. Ricky Powell and New York City.
  4. Trump didn’t believe his election lies.
  5. The artist Victoria Cassinova.
  6. Gaming platforms that profit from hate.
  7. How we misunderstand depression.
  8. The twisted ‘patriotism’ of the far right.
  9. The future of competition: the United States and irregular warfare.
  10. The middle class monitor.
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Thursday Links

  1. The end of the Indian idea.
  2. Cancer’s invasion equation.
  3. GameStop and stock market politics.
  4. Populism in the pandemic age.
  5. Dancing to Sophie.
  6. A national pandemic prediction agency?
  7. A $92 million painting and the new art market.
  8. Why everyone deserves stimulus checks.
  9. Up-and-coming women musicians you should know.
  10. A podcast on my reading this week.
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Wednesday Links

  1. Russia’s Sputnik 5 vaccine and the race for immunity.
  2. Sophie and the humanity of electronic music.
  3. Amazon is now a cloud company.
  4. Trump destroyed himself.
  5. The disinformation pandemic is real (but the Disinformation website is inactive).
  6. Joe Biden’s design sensibility.
  7. Yevgeny Zamyatin and dystopian fiction.
  8. Against the consensus view of history.
  9. Narrative foresight and COVID-19.
  10. Sundance at home.
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Tuesday Links

  1. The next cyberattack is already under way.
  2. The consequence of the unfinished border wall.
  3. I bought GameStop and have no regrets.
  4. Two paths for the extremely online novel.
  5. The capitalist case for overhauling Twitter.
  6. Domestic violent extremists are harder to combat than jihadists.
  7. A winning counterterrorism strategy.
  8. Peter Thiel on how to make the future better.
  9. Japan’s innovation and global collaborations.
  10. John Cochrane on financial bubbles.

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Monday Links

  1. Why are there no biographies of Xi Jinping?
  2. A new day for the climate.
  3. Positive reinforcement for your pets.
  4. Filibuster lies.
  5. Austerity economics and COVID-19 vaccines.
  6. Republicans and deception.
  7. Biden’s $1.9 trillion fiscal package.
  8. Inflicting surprise in Great Power conflicts.
  9. The best (and worst) Presidential pets.
  10. N.K. Jemisin’s worldmaking.