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Monday Links

  1. Inflation speculation.
  2. Omicron’s best- and worst-case scenarios.
  3. The Supreme Court’s fragile legitimacy.
  4. On evolved values.
  5. The classic folk rock album that I heard for the first time today.
  6. The ongoing toll of segregation.
  7. Opportunities to deepen EU-NATO cooperation.
  8. The hypocrisy of America’s terror debate.
  9. My time with the bandit warlords of Nigeria.
  10. MIT OpenCourseWare new course: Psychology and Economics.
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Friday Links

  1. Larry Diamond on repelling China’s sharp power.
  2. Trump’s COVID cover-up.
  3. When you can’t change the world, change your feelings.
  4. Capturing intimate moments in the wild.
  5. The radical young intellectuals who want to take over the American right.
  6. Common probability distributions.
  7. The closing of the Russian mind.
  8. Why do students still want Jordan Peterson to tell them how to live?
  9. How to use every last perk from your job.
  10. Vanishing cash means ‘digital literacy’ is vital.
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Thursday Links

  1. How leisure time became work.
  2. Tyler Cowen’s conversation with Ruth Scurr.
  3. Kavanaugh and Barrett finally show their cards.
  4. Transatlantic trade ties are crucial for democracy.
  5. We still aren’t treating the pandemic as a global problem.
  6. A guide to extreme competition with China.
  7. Threat of Russian invasion of Ukraine tests Biden Administration.
  8. The science of mind reading.
  9. How the virus struck back.
  10. Conservatives seem poised to destroy Roe v. Wade.
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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.