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Tuesday Links

  1. The inventors of America’s most dangerous idea.
  2. How will we know when COVID is over?
  3. Examining Henry Kissinger’s diplomacy.
  4. China and quantum decryption.
  5. Could Trump take the 2024 election?
  6. Facebook’s Metaverse heralds a brave new underworld of Metacrime.
  7. Hoover Institution featured fellow: Dr Amy Zegart.
  8. Twitter is again losing Jack Dorsey.
  9. Meet the woman making viral portraits of mental health on TikTok.
  10. The Taiwan triangle.
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Monday Links

  1. My 2020 Monash University political science PhD dissertation The Development of Strategic Culture in Terrorist Organisations.
  2. My public archive of grant applications.
  3. My 2003 strategic foresight presentation on the SARS outbreak, which is now relevant to the COVID pandemic.
  4. It wasn’t a hoax.
  5. ‘Activism’ isn’t a coherent ideology.
  6. Farewell to Stephen Sondheim.
  7. Washington is trying to create true tech monopolies.
  8. The new “Nu” [Omicron] COVID variant is of our own making.
  9. China’s disappeared.
  10. The new Polar Silk Road.
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Friday Links

  1. Black Friday’s supply chain problems are really labour problems.
  2. The system only worked because it was pushed.
  3. How I fight racism in the world and within me.
  4. The rise of Mexico’s cartel influencers.
  5. Is Vladimir Putin preparing for war?
  6. Her kind: a memoir.
  7. Are you part of the “exhausted majority“?
  8. A private-jet battle in East Hampton.
  9. Growing American leadership on the Sustainable Development Goals.
  10. The future of the Digital Order.
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Thursday Links

  1. Justice for Ahmaud Arbery.
  2. The end of trust.
  3. In Charlottesville, the Nazis were finally held to account.
  4. The best way to fight inflation: ditch fossil fuels.
  5. Republicans are rigging elections for the next decade.
  6. Art Basel Miami Beach is back with a vengeance.
  7. Do Liberals believe in democracy or not?
  8. Carlsen vs. Nepo.
  9. The push for equity in education hurts vulnerable children the most.
  10. What does a portrait of community stress look like?
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Wednesday Links

  1. Why Russia hasn’t cracked down on COVID-19.
  2. The real threat to academic freedom.
  3. How Fortress Europe is becoming a reality.
  4. We all live in the John Birch Society’s world now.
  5. There’s nothing natural about hierarchy.
  6. The importance of Freddie Mercury.
  7. Where Paul Thomas Anderson finds inspiration.
  8. Reining in COVID-19 disinformation from China, Russia, and elsewhere.
  9. Will Putin miscalculate?
  10. Iran’ss nuclear choices.
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Tuesday Links

  1. Elon Musk and the dangers of another stock bubble.
  2. Republicans will be sorry if the Supreme Court overturns Roe.
  3. Biden is smart to reappoint Jerome Powell to the Federal Reserve.
  4. International failure in Sudan.
  5. The stuck boat tried to warn us.
  6. The political risk of Big Data dominance.
  7. The First Amendment protects everyone, even Facebook and Twitter.
  8. A posthumous shock.
  9. Weighing entanglement risks of United States security relationships.
  10. Enhancing democratic partnership in the Indo-Pacific region.
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Monday Links

  1. The fraying of US-China relations.
  2. The terrifying future of the American Right.
  3. Tyler Cowen’s favourite fiction of 2021.
  4. An earthquake in British media.
  5. Digital espionage tools and Africa’s authoritarianism.
  6. Inflation meditation.
  7. The storm over the American revolution.
  8. Kim Stanley Robinson on science fiction.
  9. The enemy of my enemy.
  10. How diplomacy could be used to discourage Russian arms sales.
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Thursday Links

  1. The elephant who could be a person.
  2. The teacher who invented The Oregon Trail.
  3. Taylor Swift’s quest for justice.
  4. The enduring cruelty of America’s sanctions regime.
  5. Iman’s perfumed tribute to David Bowie.
  6. What COP26 did and did not accomplish.
  7. What does current inflation tell us about the future?
  8. The changing face of social breakdown.
  9. Former CIA analyst on crypto regulation.
  10. Afghanistan is on the brink of humanitarian disaster – and the West is culpable.
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Tuesday Links

  1. The bad guys are winning.
  2. Can Russia’s press ever be free?
  3. Republicans are helping to crack down on global tax dodgers.
  4. End the Generation Wars.
  5. Last Letter to a Reader reviewed.
  6. Biden, Xi seek cooperation in longer-than-expected summit.
  7. Which countries are the biggest carbon emitters in history?
  8. China’s search for allies.
  9. Tracking news manipulation by malicious state actors.
  10. The genius of John von Neumann.
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Monday Links

  1. The desperate scramble to stop an insider election threat.
  2. Fossil fuel companies owe reparations to the countries they are destroying.
  3. How Britney Spears got free, and what comes next.
  4. Taylor Swift knows the Internet all too well.
  5. Watching Mikhail Gorbachev resign in Moscow.
  6. How do South Koreans feel about Squid Game?
  7. Have the founders of the University of Austin been in a classroom lately?
  8. Why Pfizer won’t share its $36 billion secret vaccine formula.
  9. I multiplied myself.
  10. The failure of democracy promotion in Venezuela.