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Tuesday Links

  1. The long prologue to the Capitol Hill riot (The New Yorker).
  2. Phil Spector transformed pop music and destroyed lives (Slate).
  3. Trump and ‘the cyber’ (Wired).
  4. Deirdre McCloskey has a new economics book coming out (Marginal Revolution).
  5. Trump failed to erase Obama’s legacy (New York Magazine).
  6. Biden and climate change (MotherJones).
  7. How can corporate leaders defend democracy? (Council on Foreign Relations).
  8. COVID-19 and US global partnership (Brookings Institution).
  9. QAnon is destroying the GOP from within (The Atlantic).
  10. MLK/FBI offers insights about Martin Luther King Jr (Vanity Fair).
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Monday Links

  1. MLK/FBI – a powerful new film about Dr Martin Luther King and the FBI.
  2. Capitol siege video from The New Yorker reporter Luke Mogelson.
  3. The Republican plot to rig the 2024 election (The New Republic).
  4. The coronavirus is evolving before our eyes (The Atlantic).
  5. Climate change needs an Operation Warp Speed (Wired).
  6. Karl Rove: Trump more likely to be convicted if Giuliani defends him (Slate).
  7. Economist Tyler Cowen: what I’ve been reading (Marginal Revolution).
  8. Why Trump isn’t a fascist (New Statesman).
  9. What Madison Cawthorn saw at the Insurrection (New York Magazine).
  10. After Trump, is American democracy doomed by populism (Council on Foreign Relations).
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Friday Links

  1. Trump’s been umplugged. Now what? (The New Yorker).
  2. Is there any chance the Senate will convict? (Slate).
  3. This impeachment is different (The Atlantic).
  4. TikTok and Sea Chanteys (Wired).
  5. Biden will inherit healthy Indo-Pacific alliances (RAND Corporation).
  6. They’ve been calling for bloodshed the whole time (New York Magazine).
  7. Addressing white supremacy in political science (Duck of Minerva).
  8. The Capitol, fortified (The Nation).
  9. Conflicts to watch in 2021 (Council on Foreign Relations).
  10. How Edward Hopper became an artist for the pandemic age (New Statesman).
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Thursday Links

  1. Tyler Cowen: the volatility of events is correlated (and not in a good way) (Bloomberg).
  2. Trump’s second impeachment was just as awful as the original (The New Yorker).
  3. An important book that I’m using for a Postdoc proposal in 2021.
  4. The War on Terror only created more terror in America (The New Republic).
  5. Europeans recognise Trumpism for what it is (The Atlantic).
  6. Who dies for Donald Trump? (New York Magazine).
  7. Republicans still don’t get it (Slate).
  8. Scientists have sequenced dire wolf DNA (Wired).
  9. The other attack inside the Capitol that we need to talk about (Fast Company).
  10. Bury me furious (The Nation).
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Wednesday Links

  1. What’s wrong with the way we work (The New Yorker).
  2. Fred Kaplan: are we ready for the next round of insurrection? (Slate).
  3. The undoing of China’s economic miracle (The Atlantic).
  4. Trump made the stupidest possible argument on Mike Pence (New York Magazine).
  5. Don’t forget who the pre-attack rally sponsors were (MotherJones).
  6. Trump still has cable news (The New Republic).
  7. Social networks and economic mobility (Brookings Institution).
  8. What the Biden Presidency means for US economic policy (Hoover Institution).
  9. The Battle of Capitol Hill (RAND Corporation).
  10. Profound rebuilding needed to shore up U.S. democracy (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace).
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Tuesday Links

  1. Trump can’t be allowed to escape justice again (The New Yorker).
  2. The Democrats’ stark, historic choice (The New Republic).
  3. What new details tell us about the Capitol rioters’ plans (Slate).
  4. The alien among us: searching for the meaning of David Bowie (New Statesman).
  5. Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal has tested positive for COVID (New York Magazine).
  6. If you are going to survive, you must prepare to fail (Wired).
  7. COVID-19 saved Morrison, but climate is the real test (The Saturday Paper).
  8. Did optics beat out Capitol security? (Vanity Fair).
  9. Lana Del Ray talks about new album, Capitol riots, haters (Australian Broadcasting Corporation).
  10. I’m fine with it, but economist Tyler Cowen asks: Should Twitter have banned Donald Trump? (Marginal Revolution).
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Monday Links

  1. We need more than deplatforming (Mozilla Foundation).
  2. The populists finally break with Trump (The Atlantic).
  3. The case for removing Donald Trump (The New Yorker).
  4. D.C. put up with strict security for 20 years. It did nothing (Slate).
  5. Natural disasters cost the U.S. a record $22 billion in 2020 (Fast Company).
  6. Tyler Cowen: what I’ve been reading (Marginal Revolution).
  7. Nancy Pelosi outlines plan to remove Trump (MotherJones).
  8. The silence of the damned (New York Magazine).
  9. My book reading this week.
  10. Collusion with the far right is not unique to US Republicans (New Statesman).
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Friday Links

  1. Congress confirms Biden’s win, defying mob attack (The New York Times).
  2. What I saw inside the Capitol riot (Slate).
  3. Trump’s reckoning – and America’s (The New Yorker).
  4. Is this how greatness ends? (The Atlantic).
  5. Climate change is turning cities into ovens (Wired).
  6. America and the politics of pain (New Statesman).
  7. Donald Trump is now a terrorist leader (MotherJones).
  8. How Biden can save the USPS (The Nation).
  9. How the Government can make life better in 2021 (Reason).
  10. A dark day in America (The National Review).
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Wednesday Links

  1. A 2018 OECD brief on social mobility.
  2. The United States faces barriers to intergenerational social mobility.
  3. Why social mobility matters in Australia.
  4. How much social mobility do people really want?
  5. The mutated virus is a ticking time bomb (The Atlantic).
  6. Trump’s alarming call to battle in Georgia (The New Yorker).
  7. Making sense of the Facebook menace (The New Republic).
  8. Trump will get away with it and leave us with the mess (Slate).
  9. A 25-year old bet comes due: has tech destroyed society? (Wired).
  10. Net Assessment goes to the movies (War on the Rocks).
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Tuesday Links

  1. A new resources website on poverty in the United States.
  2. US Department of Health and Human Services poverty estimates.
  3. US poverty facts and details.
  4. Can the Democrats win control of the Senate? (The New Yorker).
  5. Stephen Biddle has a new book coming out that is relevant to my research program.
  6. Why Britain failed, again (The Atlantic).
  7. The bungled vaccine rollout is a bad omen (The New Yorker).
  8. Environmental oversight in the US Congress (Brookings Institution).
  9. Vaccine nationalism has real economic consequences (RAND Corporation).
  10. How Queer History archives can teach us about activism (The Nation).