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Monday Links

  1. Australian Treasury’s 2021 Intergenerational Report.
  2. We’re not ready for another pandemic.
  3. The unexplained phenomena of the UFO report.
  4. The building collapse is a warning.
  5. The last – and only – foreign scientist in the Wuhan lab speaks out.
  6. New conversation with Patrick Collison.
  7. The obscure law that enabled Trump’s subversion of the Electoral College.
  8. Australia was founded on an act of genocide: it’s time to make amends.
  9. Composer Jon Hassell dead at 84.
  10. Student loans, the racial wealth divide, and why we need full student debt cancellation.
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Thursday Links

  1. Author Accepted Manscript version of new Futures article on futures scholar Richard A. Slaughter.
  2. 2005 article on Slaughter’s futures studies scholarship.
  3. Divorce doesn’t need to be this hard.
  4. What is it like to be dying?
  5. Capital defeats Labor at the Supreme Court, 6-3.
  6. Everyone is quitting their job and it’s great.
  7. Trapped in the cold web.
  8. Wealthy countries have left the rest of the world behind.
  9. #FreeBritney.
  10. John McAfee found dead in a Spanish prison cell.
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Wednesday Links

  1. Roy Christopher‘s Summer Reading List 2021.
  2. Roy Christopher’s Summer Reading List 2003-18 archives.
  3. In-press journal pre-proof of my first academic journal article in 6 years.
  4. Futures journal (Elsevier).
  5. Foundation Professor Richard Slaughter’s personal website.
  6. Slaughter’s company Foresight International.
  7. The multi-volume Knowledge Base of Futures Studies.
  8. World Futures Studies Federation.
  9. Association of Professional Futurists.
  10. My current reading for this week.
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Monday Links

  1. Demon Slayer: the viral blockbuster from Japan.
  2. The dark side of fitness culture.
  3. Why the unrest in Gaza might get worse.
  4. The GOP will never confirm another Democrat SCOTUS nominee.
  5. A very late night with the Yangs.
  6. Challenges facing the global order.
  7. Theories of Change podcast series on climate change.
  8. Game theory: a tool for the vaccine campaign.
  9. A European view of the translatlantic relationship.
  10. How to miscalculate the price of being rich and famous.
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Friday Links

  1. The Little Adoption Shop (Facebook page) in Beijing, China needs your help.
  2. The high cost of Biden’s meeting with Putin.
  3. COVID vaccines and the coming climate apartheid.
  4. It’s not too late to avert a historic shame.
  5. Evangelicals are moving away from Trump.
  6. Using U.S. leverage to limit instability in fragile states.
  7. The first U.S. strategy for countering domestic terrorism.
  8. The Taliban are taking back control of Afghanistan.
  9. Houston, we have a labor dispute.
  10. What investors and the SEC can learn from the Texas power crises.
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Thursday Links

  1. Nothing crazy happened at the Biden-Putin Summit.
  2. The people of the soil have won.
  3. A recent book on Vladimir Putin’s Russia.
  4. No major publisher wants to touch a Donald Trump memoir.
  5. What to watch for in the Iranian elections.
  6. My 2009 co-authored and highly cited conference paper on Iran’s 2009 election and Twitter.
  7. Economist Tyler Cowen on Steven E. Koonin‘s book Unsettled.
  8. The IOC’s 2032 Olympics are likely to go to Brisbane, Australia.
  9. Scientists urge probe of journals that rejected Lab-Leak theory.
  10. Report From Iron Mountain publisher Robert Barron has passed away.
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Wednesday Links

  1. What Joe Biden can offer Vladimir Putin.
  2. Here’s an idea for Liberals: propaganda.
  3. Does tech need a new narrative?
  4. Are we really experiencing a summer of love?
  5. The economy is rigged.
  6. How long we’ve ignored climate change.
  7. Those who will lose most from a global carbon tax.
  8. Six new dreamers share their stories.
  9. Setting the Biden-Putin summit bar low.
  10. Why do we need a National Commission on the pandemic?
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Tuesday Links

  1. QAnon and the Australian Pentecostalist conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison.
  2. A new book on QAnon by two experts on extreme radicalisation.
  3. The battle over the coronavirus Lab Leak theory.
  4. We live in Donald Trump’s world.
  5. Mission protocol.
  6. The price of no consequences for Trump.
  7. John Gray: China’s COVID cover-up?
  8. The madness of Naomi Wolf.
  9. The new Garbage album No Gods No Masters.
  10. The new Charles Murray book.
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Thursday Links

  1. The oligarchs who turn democracy into something else.
  2. The dark, democratising power of the social-media stock market.
  3. Make Vladimir Putin boring again.
  4. As the Arctic heats up, can its peace be preserved?
  5. Is cancelling student debt regressive?
  6. Crisis response in a changing climate.
  7. What to watch for in the Biden-Putin Summit.
  8. The United States’ strategic competition with China.
  9. NATO should finally take its values seriously.
  10. Joe Biden may have saved TikTok to let it die another day.
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Wednesday Links

  1. The secret IRS files.
  2. Global corporate tax rates.
  3. Paying taxes is for poor people.
  4. Imposing Standards: a new book on global tax.
  5. Everything is overcomplicated.
  6. Why we need to tax wealth more effectively.
  7. Should gambling be functionally separate from professional sports leagues?
  8. Why is Merrick Garland defending Donald Trump?
  9. Why Donald Trump doesn’t need Facebook.
  10. Why a successful Global Britain matters to the US.