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Tuesday Links

  1. On the microfoundations of macrosociology by sociologist Randall Collins.
  2. Randall Collins blog The Sociological Eye.
  3. Prediction in macrosociology: the case of the Soviet collapse by Randall Collins.
  4. Social structure and social interaction excerpt.
  5. Sociologist Michael Mann.
  6. Sociologist John Goldthorpe on education and social mobility.
  7. In praise of macrosociology: a reply to Goldthorpe by Michael Mann.
  8. Sociological theory and social control.
  9. Macrosociology versus microsociology Khan Academy video.
  10. Current issues in comparative macrosociology by John Goldthorpe.
  11. Sociologist Frank Elwell, author of several excellent books on macrosociology.
  12. Frank Elwell’s glossary of social sciences.
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Monday Links

  1. Peter Singer is committed to controversial ideas
  2. Nomadland leads 2021 Oscar winners.
  3. What did the Sacklers know?
  4. Nomadland‘s revolutionary thing.
  5. AI and the Dead Sea Scroll.
  6. Kinds of potential.
  7. India is a warning.
  8. Grade inflation is ruining education.
  9. How sexism is coded into the tech industry.
  10. Biden’s first 100 days.

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Wednesday Links

  1. The union battle at Amazon isn’t over.
  2. The case for more canceling.
  3. How things in fiction shape the way we read.
  4. Inflation is about to look freaky.
  5. Esther Perel goes off script.
  6. Bellingcat founder Eliot Higgins.
  7. Diversity within the Federal Reserve system.
  8. The military, police, and the rise of terrorism in the United States.
  9. Conversations with friends.
  10. Data brokers are a threat to democracy.

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Friday Links

  1. The Pentagon Papers leak.
  2. The one argument conservatives make against every new social program.
  3. Arundhati Roy on capitalism.
  4. Infrastructure spending can save local journalism.
  5. Russia may have found a new way to censor the internet.
  6. What Tyler Cowen has been reading.
  7. Don’t muddy the objectives on fighting domestic extremism.
  8. The Cold War is being rebooted and rebranded.
  9. ‘I never thought China could ever be this dark.’
  10. Social and development impact bonds by the numbers.
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#ISA2021 Links #3

  1. Assistant Professor Melissa Willard-Foster.
  2. Professor Norrin M. Ripsman.
  3. Professor Deborah Larson.
  4. Professor Jeffrey W. Taliaferro.
  5. Professor Michael C. Desch.
  6. Professor Benny Miller.
  7. Professor Marc Trachtenberg.
  8. Professor Dale Copeland.
  9. Dr Ayse Kaya.
  10. Professor Victor Asal.
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Thursday Links

  1. The film that jazz deserves.
  2. Brexit and no “domino effect” in Europe.
  3. How Trump wrecked the conservative money machine.
  4. ‘Woke capital’ doesn’t exist.
  5. What led to India’s democratic backsliding?
  6. Lessons from the 2021 World Happiness Report.
  7. Assistant Professor Melissa M. Lee’s homepage.
  8. Crippling Leviathan by Assistant Professor Melissa M. Lee.
  9. Tyler Cowen talks with Dana Gioia.
  10. The triumph of ‘Celine and Julie Go Boating.’
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#ISA2021 Links #2

  1. Professor Eric Selbin.
  2. Professor Erica Chenoweth.
  3. Professor George Lawson.
  4. Professor David A. Lake.
  5. Associate Professor Jeff Colgan.
  6. Professor Emeritus Philip Cerny.
  7. Dr Neil Renic.
  8. Dr John Emery.
  9. Professor Daniel Drezner.
  10. Professor Henry Farrell.
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Wednesday Links

  1. A decade of delusion at WeWork.
  2. Philip Roth’s agonising marriage to Claire Bloom.
  3. The 1990s: an age without qualities.
  4. The mysteries of Stephen Hawking’s universe.
  5. How much do we still owe Ernest Hemingway? (Ask Gregory Clark.)
  6. Polarisation isn’t America’s biggest problem – or Facebook’s.
  7. How the IMF can help fuel a global recovery.
  8. From the kibbutz to libertarianism.
  9. Trust in the CDC declined during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  10. Jordan in turmoil.

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#ISA2021 Links #1

  1. Professor Patrick Porter.
  2. Assistant Professor Joshua Shifrinson.
  3. Associate Professor Jenna Jordan.
  4. Professor Jack Levy.
  5. Associate Professor Jennifer Lind.
  6. Professor Timothy W. Luke.
  7. Professor Ronald J. Deibert.
  8. Professor Jelena Subotic.
  9. Professor Loch Johnson.
  10. Professor Amanda Murdie.
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Monday Links

  1. Surviving the Xinjiang crackdown.
  2. Fossil fuel companies are job killers.
  3. The people who don’t want to return to normalcy.
  4. Populism without the people.
  5. The best losers in America.
  6. Nobody knows why Syria matters.
  7. A miniature masterpiece.
  8. Measuring racism and discrimination in economic data.
  9. PSAs might prevent foreign disinformation from taking hold.
  10. Does HBO’s QAnon documentary reveal who Q is?