1. Why the early German socialists opposed the world’s first modern welfare state Adam Sacks, Jacobin
  2. Russia’s twin Soviet nostalgias Anna Nemtsova, Atlantic
  3. Is our economists learning? Ryan Cooper, American Prospect
  4. An excellent history of China in Ghana Joseph Hammond, Diplomat

2 thoughts on “Nightcap

  1. Re: “Is Our Economists Learning?” To paraphrase an old saw: Free markets have not been tried and found wanting so much as they are still wanting to be tried. Markets are where the money is and it is to politicians as syrup to ants. The nature of H. Sap, maybe?

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