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Monday Links

  1. The archives of an unfulfilled genius (The New Yorker).
  2. The blinding clarity of John Le Carre (The Nation).
  3. Labour power is the key to racial equity (The New Republic).
  4. The most influential Americans over 80 (Slate).
  5. The worst hacks of 2020, a surreal pandemic year (Wired).
  6. Visualising 2021 (Council on Foreign Relations).
  7. Five things to watch in 2021 (CSIS).
  8. Command and control in U.S. naval competition with China (RAND Corporation).
  9. Nina Turner’s vision (Vanity Fair).
  10. The DC political monopoly just doesn’t get it (Counterpunch).
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Friday Links

  1. Michael Cohen forecasts Trump’s future (Vanity Fair).
  2. Dr Fauci, Straussian (Marginal Revolution).
  3. The movies that mattered in 2020 (The New Yorker).
  4. The dumbest moments of the Trump Presidency (Slate).
  5. The 20 most underrated movies of the last 20 years (Wired).
  6. We’re outsourcing our self-awareness to Silicon Valley (The New Republic).
  7. The cyber balancing act (Council on Foreign Relations).
  8. Five things to watch in 2021 (CSIS).
  9. After the Taliban (Hudson Institute).
  10. Teleworking during the COVID-19 pandemic highlights educational inequity (RAND Corporation).
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Wednesday Links

  1. The year of living COVIDly (The Thesis Whisperer).
  2. How Leonora Carrington feminised surrealism (The New Yorker).
  3. Where nationalism has no answers (The Atlantic).
  4. Make media small again (The New Republic).
  5. How misinformation is distorting COVID policies and behaviours (Brookings Institution).
  6. Multilateralism and U.S. policy in the Middle East (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace).
  7. Could carbon dioxide be turned into jet fuel? (Wired).
  8. Writing about violence during the pandemic (Duck of Minerva).
  9. After the pandemic, a pile of IOUs (Bloomberg).
  10. Joe Biden discovers Russia (American Enterprise Institute).
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Monday Links

  1. China’s rebel historians (The Atlantic).
  2. When a virus is the cure (The New Yorker).
  3. Republican senators have finally congratulated Joe Biden – but it’s too little, too late (New Statesman).
  4. A new way to manage the growing global refugee situation (RAND Corporation).
  5. Major US companies lobby to get their workers vaccinated early (SFGate).
  6. These recent hacks look really bad. How should America respond? (MotherJones).
  7. Re privacy wars, sue for peace (Overcoming Bias).
  8. Six paths to a more resilient world (Council on Foreign Relations).
  9. Facebook/Apple spat (Ritholtz).
  10. Global forecast 2021 (CSIS).
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Friday Links

  1. The most American religion (The Atlantic).
  2. Reconstructing a pandemic (The New Yorker).
  3. How science scrambled to decipher the coronavirus (New Scientist).
  4. How oddsmakers make a killing off gullible Trump supporters (Slate).
  5. Russia’s hack wasn’t cyberwar: that complicates US strategy (Wired).
  6. The 8 types of people you meet at the Trump hotel (MotherJones).
  7. The sources of Chinese conduct: a debate (The National Interest).
  8. Autonomous vehicles and the future of auto insurance (RAND Corporation).
  9. The 5 stories that shaped the streaming industry this year (New York Magazine).
  10. Time: the history and future of everything (Ritholtz).
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Thursday Links

  1. Are IPO price pops signs of market irrationality? (Marginal Revolution).
  2. Russia’s hacking frenzy is a reckoning (Wired).
  3. Despite its challenges, remote learning is here to stay (RAND Corporation).
  4. Risky (housing) business (Brookings Institution).
  5. How will Biden handle the Middle East? (Council on Foreign Relations).
  6. A stock trader’s guide to the global COVID vaccine rollout (Bloomberg).
  7. What if you could do it all over? (The New Yorker).
  8. Mutual aid can’t do it alone (The Nation).
  9. The future of towns (Demos).
  10. Goodbye 2020, hello 2021 (CSIS).
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Wednesday Links

  1. Just before COVID-19, American migration hit a 73-year low (Brookings Institution).
  2. How Cyberpunk 2077 sold a promise – and then rigged the system (Wired).
  3. Inelastic demand (Marginal Revolution).
  4. Being a Democrat on China’s doorstep (The Atlantic).
  5. Can America leave this abusive relationship? (Slate).
  6. The year that killed the native mascot (The New Republic).
  7. COVID-19 vaccination: expect the unexpected (RAND Corporation).
  8. Trump’s coup attempt isn’t over (The New Yorker).
  9. What Biden can do to boost the economy without any help from Congress (Reason).
  10. How 2020 shaped US-China relations (Council on Foreign Relations).
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Tuesday Links

  1. John le Carre knew England’s secrets (The Atlantic).
  2. John le Carre missed nothing (The New Yorker).
  3. The streaming wars could finally end in 2021 (Wired).
  4. Trump handed a medical pardon to Rudy Giuliani (Slate).
  5. The Electoral College won’t stop the lunatic right (Vanity Fair).
  6. What if scientists already know how to prevent the next pandemic? (The Nation).
  7. Collective action problems with testing and vaccines (Marginal Revolution).
  8. How Biden distributes the vaccine will define his Presidency (The New Republic).
  9. Tiny four-bit computers are all you need now to train AI (MIT Technology Review).
  10. Hollywood still can’t figure out how to adapt The Stand (Reason).
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Monday Links

  1. The vaccine is here. Now for the hard part (The Atlantic).
  2. The American fetish for elderly elites (The New Republic).
  3. Remembering John le Carre (The New Yorker).
  4. I read all 23 John le Carre novels (Slate).
  5. Watch the first COVID-19 shipments leave the warehouse (MotherJones).
  6. Why the EU would prefer a no-deal Brexit to a deal that undermines its social model (New Statesman).
  7. Remote work impact on ending the Great Stagnation? (Marginal Revolution).
  8. Social proof, but of what? (Overcoming Bias).
  9. A new era for U.S. alliances (CSIS).
  10. Why Biden’s climate envoy will matter (Council on Foreign Relations).
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Friday Links

  1. Fox News is in trouble (The New Republic).
  2. What will Joe Biden’s China strategy look like? (The National Interest).
  3. The dark side of Big Tech’s funding for AI research (Wired).
  4. Will Biden give in to the Hydroxy Effect (National Review).
  5. Do we need to abolish Child Protection Services? (MotherJones).
  6. So when can I get the COVID vaccine? (The Nation).
  7. Ancient humans may have hibernated to survive brutal glacial winters (New Scientist).
  8. Who won the Presidency, America? (Slate).
  9. A political obituary for Donald Trump (The Atlantic).
  10. How is Biden’s presidential transition going? (Brookings Institution).