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Tuesday Links

  1. Elizabeth Loftus changed the meaning of memory.
  2. How reliable is your memory? An Elizabeth Loftus talk.
  3. Elizabeth Loftus’ academic homepage.
  4. SSRN page for Elizabeth Loftus.
  5. Google Scholar page for Elizabeth Loftus.
  6. Why we’re obsessed once again with COVID-19’s origin story.
  7. What AI can teach us about the myth of human genius.
  8. Pharoah Sander’s grand return.
  9. Democratic backsliding in Europe.
  10. Inside the community patrols in San Francisco’s Chinatown.
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Monday Links

  1. The new Consolidated album We’re Already There and the lead song Capitalism.
  2. Playing more music: Consolidated interviewed.
  3. Consolidated producer Mark Pistel.
  4. Ex-Consolidated drummer and producer Philip Steir.
  5. Donald Trump and friendly fascism reconsidered.
  6. Leaving Portland.
  7. Pop culture and power.
  8. The Frankfurt School and the Culture Industry.
  9. Noam Chomsky’s book Profit Over People.
  10. Greta Thunberg’s famous speech to the United Nations climate change conference.
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Thursday Links

  1. Should gig work be government-run?
  2. Why the media wants a crisis in the border.
  3. ‘Yang is driving the race right now.’
  4. Black immigrants matter.
  5. Facebook still struggles to contain misinformation.
  6. Australians face the worst flooding in decades.
  7. Slack now lets you DM anyone.
  8. Another Trump is threatening to run for office.
  9. Advanced cognitive skill deserts in the US.
  10. Raising the alarm on rampages.
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Wednesday Links

  1. Against Meritocracy book.
  2. Gwern Branwen’s archives.
  3. The late Marxist sociologist Erik Olin Wright’s course American Society: How It Really Works.
  4. Upward and downward mobility.
  5. The myth of a carefree prehistoric lifestyle.
  6. Sherry Turkle’s plugged-in year.
  7. Three chess masters and the sets and strategy manuals they swear by.
  8. Is America’s great crime decline over?
  9. How many jobs is the US likely to add this year?
  10. What Janet Yellen can do at Treasury.
  11. Astral Codex Ten reviews Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s Antifragile.
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Tuesday Links

  1. Can religion give you PTSD?
  2. The new second edition of a book that claims yes.
  3. Traumatic stress and religion: is there a relationship?
  4. French-Marxist critic Louis Althusser on ideology.
  5. Capital and Ideology: a powerful interview I saw livestream today by social scientist Thomas Piketty.
  6. You probably don’t remember the internet.
  7. Twitter macro and Twitter economics.
  8. The secrets Philip Roth didn’t keep.
  9. The psychological risks of meditation.
  10. One of the best books on philosopher Karl Marx’s economic theory.

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Monday Links

  1. The shadow over H.P. Lovecraft.
  2. The vaccine-hesitant man of Europe.
  3. Nomadland is missing a big piece of the picture.
  4. The buzzy, chatty, out-of-control rise of Clubhouse.
  5. How Biden rattled Putin.
  6. Inflation and complacency.
  7. Live and learn.
  8. Policy priorities for women, by women.
  9. U.S. military forces in FY 2021.
  10. Syria’s descent into horror.
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Thursday Links

  1. The making of the New Left.
  2. How truth seekers took over the internet.
  3. Is binge-watching bad for the planet?
  4. Break up the telecom giants.
  5. Republicans warn: stop us before we govern again.
  6. What the variants mean for the next few months.
  7. The view from Arkansas.
  8. Debt distress and development distress: two crises of 2021.
  9. Is industrial policy making a comeback?
  10. The Atlanta shootings and our national double standard.
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Wednesday Links

  1. Biden’s experiment in universal basic income.
  2. The dark side of America’s gleaming skyscrapers.
  3. Does Puerto Rico want Puerto Rican statehood?
  4. The secret auction that set off the race for AI supremacy.
  5. What if Cuomo just won’t go?
  6. Powering the Korean Peninsula.
  7. What’s next for the Taliban?
  8. Europe, the precautionary principle, and the AstraZeneca vaccine.
  9. Facebook has found a new way to ruin media.
  10. Vaccine geopolitics could derail Africa’s post-pandemic recovery.
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Monday Links

  1. Attorney-General Christian Porter launches defamation action against the ABC.
  2. Why learning pods might outlast the pandemic.
  3. The pandemic has made women angry.
  4. The walls are closing in on Andrew Cuomo.
  5. How you can use Google Maps like a social network.
  6. From commitments to action.
  7. Pandemic paradox episode 4.
  8. The growing global democratic recession.
  9. 2021’s Grammy winners.
  10. The system is broken.”
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Saturday Links

  1. The trick is to keep breathing – a new free research newsletter issue.
  2. Adam Curtis talks to Jacobin.
  3. Only your boss can cure your burnout.
  4. Robinhood reports surging growth in female crypto traders.
  5. The world Lawrence Ferlinghetti built.
  6. Using superannuation to buy property: “craziest idea I’ve heard.”
  7. Cyberpunk 2077.