1. Austrian lessons for American security William Anthony Hay, Modern Age
  2. Why Denmark is not part of the Eurozone Krzysztof Mroziewicz, Power & Market
  3. Seeing like a finite state machine Henry Farrell, Crooked Timber
  4. Cheap laughs Christopher Hitchens, the Atlantic

2 thoughts on “Nightcap

  1. Re: “Cheap Humor”
    Aleksander Solzhenitsyn noted in the early ’70’s that the end of a society was marked by the disappearance of the arts. Spreading politicization does that, and ends humor too …

    • Agreed, up to a certain point Jack: humor doesn’t end amid stifling times, it just gets subtler and deeper.

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