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Wednesday Links

  1. Consensus isn’t always a good thing.
  2. A graphic narrative of the road to tyranny.
  3. Making sense of China’s coal pledge.
  4. The cover-up machine.
  5. Amazon workers in Canada are getting organised.
  6. Can the War on Drugs find peace at last?
  7. Traders phone up gambling helplines as game-like broker apps spread.
  8. Some universities, even public ones, support free speech.
  9. Private data, public regulation.
  10. Who will win the Nobel Prize in 2021 for literature?
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Tuesday Links

  1. How fear and family values led to the biggest hit in Netflix’s history.
  2. Was Jimmy Carter an outlier?
  3. Can nuclear fusion put the brakes on climate change?
  4. Why Hungary’s opposition parties are uniting against Viktor Orban.
  5. The California recall effort has officially failed.
  6. Sexual assault in the military.
  7. Fulton County, Georgia’s Trump investigation.
  8. Instagram’s mental health emergency.
  9. What triggered Facebook’s massive outage.
  10. The Iran nuclear showdown: what’s next?
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Monday Links

  1. The Pandora Papers reveals the financial secrets of offshore tax havens.
  2. The Australian accountant and the Russian businessman.
  3. The Pandora Papers: the secret riches of a parallel universe.
  4. The ship that became a bomb.
  5. The Supreme Court confronts its critics.
  6. Is Boris Johnson a liar?
  7. Has Amazon changed fiction?
  8. ‘A fire age is upon us.’
  9. Why are Haitian migrants gathering at the United States border?
  10. How AUKUS upended Emmanuel Macron’s grand plan.
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Friday Links

  1. Afghanistan and the haunting questions of blame.
  2. Earth and the Moon are growing apart.
  3. Australia’s house price boom.
  4. Steven Pinker wishes everyone else would stop being so irrational.
  5. GOP obstructionism is threatening the economy – and banks are freaking out.
  6. Why Ayanna Pressley is fighting.
  7. Historian Niall Ferguson on China’s Evergrande financial crisis.
  8. Why tech billionaires want to leave humanity behind.
  9. A good day for the Fourth Amendment.
  10. American perspectives on veterans.
  11. The Federal Reserve has set up the United States economy for a hard landing.
  12. Getting smart about smart cities.
  13. No deal: House delays infrastructure vote.
  14. Turkey’s drones and proxies are turning the tide of war.
  15. China crypto investors are buying more as Beijing circles.
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Thursday Links

  1. Resettling wartime allies.
  2. Trump still faces a reckoning.
  3. Lab to table.
  4. We’re already barrelling into the next pandemic.
  5. Hacking migration.
  6. The Right has captured the Supreme Court.
  7. Bad news.
  8. Conspiracist thinking is the result of 40 years of atomisation.
  9. The battle of the Britney Spears documentaries.
  10. Approaches and obstacles to teaching media literacy.
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Wednesday Links

  1. Trump may not have to steal 2024.
  2. How does North Korea evade sanctions?
  3. How worried should we be if the debt ceiling isn’t lifted?
  4. What’s next for global climate agreements?
  5. Why the media no longer cares about Nicaragua.
  6. Mark Zuckerberg’s ‘Metaverse’ is a dystopian nightmare.
  7. A peculiarly Australian kind of hell.
  8. Why don’t elite colleges expand supply?
  9. The R. Kelly guilty verdict was nearly 30 years in the making.
  10. The War on Terror and its opportunity costs.
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Tuesday Links

  1. The supply chain mystery.
  2. R. Kelly is found guilty.
  3. The Democrats can raise the debt ceiling on their own.
  4. The largest autocracy on earth.
  5. Wall Street mortgage bankers are freaking out about climate change.
  6. The radical generosity of Charles Mills.
  7. What drives United States adversaries to use military forces abroad?
  8. Mapping America’s diversity with the 2020 census.
  9. The end of don’t ask, don’t tell.
  10. Protectionism and the ‘price of nostalgia‘.
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Monday Links

  1. FBI reportedly had informant in the crowd during Capitol Riot.
  2. Trapped in Afghanistan.
  3. Trump’s plans for a coup are now public.
  4. SPD wins Germany’s election.
  5. The myth of regenerative ranching.
  6. Political philosopher Michael Sandel on President Joe Biden and neoliberalism.
  7. The Tragedy of Macbeth reinterprets the Scottish Play.
  8. Cryptocurrencies and the future of money.
  9. Can fintech improve health?
  10. Lessons learned from the 2020 election.
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Friday Links

  1. Haiti’s chronic development challenge.
  2. What COVID booster shots can and can’t do.
  3. Murders are spiking in America.
  4. What’s behind the great Franco-American sub snub?
  5. Will Democrats doom their own President?
  6. The CDC made America’s pandemic worse.
  7. How will China approach Afghanistan in the post-US era?
  8. The Durham indictment fuels the real Russia hoax.
  9. The Republic of Literature: an excerpt from John Le Carre‘s final novel Silverview which will be published in October.
  10. Is NATO good for Asia, or is Asia good for NATO?
  11. A deterrence by denial strategy for addressing biological weapons.
  12. Where does Russian discontent go from here?
  13. Low interest rates have implications for tax policy.
  14. The coming crisis with Iran, and why it was avoidable.
  15. Copyright protection in the digital age.
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Thursday Links

  1. Russian disinformation campaigns change tack to get around Western defences.
  2. Small retirement accounts: issues and options.
  3. What Germany’s far right has taught us.
  4. Sid Meier and the meaning of Civilization.
  5. How slavery haunts today’s big debates about Federal spending.
  6. Elite biases make policy biases.
  7. How will Europe respond to AUKUS?
  8. The Quad heads to the White House.
  9. Niall Ferguson on September 11 and the future of American history.
  10. New poverty studies book: The Poor Side of Town: And Why We Need It.
  11. Bitter lessons from Afghanistan.
  12. Thanks to economist Tyler Cowen: the new book The Essential UCLA School of Economics.
  13. Bryan Caplan on how Woke is old.
  14. Overreacting to domestic terrorism makes it worse.
  15. Congressional support needed for North Korea policy success.