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Wednesday Links

  1. The false promise of anti-racism books (The Atlantic).
  2. Trump has brought America’s dirty wars home (The New Republic).
  3. How a star professor built a distance-learning empire (The New Yorker).
  4. Trump’s COVID performance is sinking his Presidency (National Review).
  5. The new age of autocrats (New Statesman).
  6. Beyond the Open Skies Treaty (Duck of Minerva).
  7. We need dystopian fiction more than ever (Slate).
  8. How will COVID be remembered? (Wired).
  9. Deadly terrorist threats (RAND Corporation).
  10. Alarm signals of our authoritarian age (Financial Times).
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Tuesday Links

  1. Economic competition in the 21st century (RAND Corporation).
  2. The only person who’s figured out how to interview Trump (The New Republic).
  3. The stranded babies of the pandemic (The New Yorker).
  4. The dangerous world of COVID conspiracy theories (Slate).
  5. How NASA launched a revolution in biology (The Atlantic).
  6. The race for a COVID-19 vaccine (New Statesman).
  7. China’s tech ambitions and the internet (American Enterprise Institute).
  8. Does Warren still have a shot at V.P.? (Vanity Fair).
  9. Buying your local newspaper out of a chain (Poynter).
  10. America needs another bailout (New York Magazine).
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Monday Links

  1. John Lewis was an American founder (The Atlantic).
  2. The forever war over war literature (The New Republic).
  3. What is distance learning for? (The New Yorker).
  4. How the second wave broke (The Saturday Paper).
  5. Sir Martin Franklin of Mariposa Capital speaks (Ritholtz).
  6. Distortions in the fabric of deterrence (War on the Rocks).
  7. US society is on hold (New Statesman).
  8. With fear and favour (The Nation).
  9. Could war with Iran be an October surprise? (New York Magazine).
  10. Why the UK banned Huawei (Council on Foreign Relations).
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Friday Links

  1. A second coronavirus death surge is coming (The Atlantic).
  2. Disney, Apple are pawns of China says US Attorney-General (Bloomberg).
  3. Nuclear tests have changed but they never really stopped (Wired).
  4. Trump’s losing; will Republicans abandon him? (The New Yorker).
  5. Could movie theaters stay shut until 2021? (Vanity Fair).
  6. COVID, economy, politics (Ritholtz).
  7. The big hack keeps getting stranger and stranger (Slate).
  8. Cities are becoming climate death traps (The New Republic).
  9. The effect of students loans on college persistence (National Bureau of Economic Research).
  10. Lies through which we tell the truth (War on the Rocks).
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Thursday Links

  1. Russia’s trolls and Campaign 2020 (RAND Corporation).
  2. The 1968 Washington civil disturbance (American Enterprise Institute).
  3. America should prepare for a double pandemic (The Atlantic).
  4. How food media created monsters in the kitchen (The New Republic).
  5. How much is a college campus worth? (Bloomberg).
  6. The Palace Letters solve a 45-year-old Australian mystery (Slate).
  7. Llamas and fighting COVID-19 (Wired).
  8. Racial justice is everyone’s work (Tricycle).
  9. How Pompeo’s focus on religion could recast US rights policy (Christian Science Monitor).
  10. Philippe Sands on the Uighurs (New Statesman).
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Wednesday Links

  1. The United States needs a new foreign policy (The Atlantic).
  2. How to plan a space mission (The New Yorker).
  3. It’s time to tell a new story about coronavirus (The Nation).
  4. QAnon’s dark obsessions are merging with mainstream conservatism (The New Republic).
  5. How Sweden screwed up (Slate).
  6. The impact of Victoria’s second wave (The Saturday Paper).
  7. Poker and the psychology of uncertainty (Wired).
  8. The virus in the digital domain (Duck of Minerva).
  9. Why did the New York Times seek to silence Bari Weiss? (National Interest).
  10. End of the golden decade (New Statesman).
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Friday Links

  1. Slouching toward a U.S.-China trade deal (Council on Foreign Relations).
  2. The Supreme Court brings the Presidency back from a lawless brink (The New Republic).
  3. Slate Star Codex and Silicon Valley’s war against the media (The New Yorker).
  4. How a history book would describe 2020 so far (The Atlantic Monthly).
  5. Protest and survive! (The Nation).
  6. Will we recognise life on Mars when we see it? (Wired).
  7. The political genius of John Roberts (Slate).
  8. Navigating uncertainty (Christian Science Monitor).
  9. Rachel’s story: close to home (Demos).
  10. Wormhole escalation in the new nuclear age (Texas National Security Review).
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Thursday Links

  1. What happens if President Trump contracts COVID-19? (Brookings Institution).
  2. Testing the “China shock” (Cato Institute).
  3. Pylon: America’s best rock band (Slate).
  4. The obscure treaty that could kill a global green recovery (The New Republic).
  5. Mary Trump and me: the source who got away (MotherJones).
  6. End of the golden decade (New Statesman).
  7. What does gravity weigh? (New Scientist).
  8. The media monsters in the national dialog (Wired).
  9. Where are US-Russia relations headed? (National Interest).
  10. How coronavirus is blowing up American higher education (Vanity Fair).
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Wednesday Links

  1. The American obsession with conspiracy theories, explained (The New Republic).
  2. Why China wants Trump to win (The Atlantic Monthly).
  3. How not to be an academic asshole during COVID (The Thesis Whisperer).
  4. Can our ballots be both secret and secure? (The New Yorker).
  5. Between war and capitulation (American Enterprise Institute).
  6. How Steve Reich made music out of white complicity (MotherJones).
  7. Meritocracy without meeting (The National Review).
  8. A mathematician’s guide to how contagion spreads (Wired).
  9. Cooperative ownership (The Nation).
  10. The remaking of Comedy Central (New York Magazine).
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Tuesday Links

  1. China and money laundering loophole (Hudson Institute).
  2. The economy is not going back to normal (Slate).
  3. Americans are living in an alternative history (The Atlantic).
  4. The people killed the pipelines (The New Republic).
  5. The epic Siberian journey to solve a mass extinction mystery (Wired).
  6. The West’s internationalism and China (New Statesman).
  7. A different kind of Wall Street deal (Vanity Fair).
  8. What Facebook and the oil industry have in common (The New Yorker).
  9. A shattered nation isn’t buying Trump’s angry nationalism (The Nation).
  10. ICE tells foreign students to leave the country if their schools are going online-only (MotherJones).