Folks, I’ve got a ton of writing projects on my plate. I am trying to make the switch from non-fiction to fiction, too. Oh, and I have a small family now. And a career in the private sector that is going quite well. My priorities have changed. I’ll still be blogging here, of course, but … Continue reading Nightcap: the end
The red pill for philosophers and scientists Nick Nielsen, Grand Strategy Annex “Lived experience” and the Word of God Brendan O’Neill, spiked! The immigrant’s vote of confidence in America John McGinnis, Law & Liberty How the world gave up on the stateless Udi Greenberg, New Republic
Biden turns up the heat on America’s cold wars Connor Freeman, Libertarian Institute Anarchy, security, and changing material contexts (pdf) Daniel Deudney, Security Studies Leningrad’s rock scene was pretty damn cool Coilin O’Connor, Radio Free Europe Nations within states and the future of history (pdf) Anthony Reid, ARI WP
Frederick Douglass and a glorious liberty Tony Williams, Law & Liberty Dealing with terrorists Michael Koplow, Ottomans & Zionists An oral history of Texas punk Pat Blashill, Southwest Review Institutions, machines, and complex orders Federico Sosa Valle, NOL
What have we seen in a year of lockdown? Philip Ball, homunculus The myth of the impartial juror Sonali Chakravarti, Boston Review June in Arkansas Chloe Honum, Bat City Review Go Bruins!
Four myths about World War I Mark Harrison, VOXEU The Spanish electrician who sabotaged the Nazis Tereixa Constenla, El Pais Liberal piety and power-hungry unscrupulousness Irfan Khawaja, Policy of Truth Fifty years of fear and loathing David Wills, Quillette
Our very British brand of totalitarianism James Jeffrey, Critic Federalist versus democratic peace (pdf) Daniel Deudney, EJIR Go Bruins!
British and American fascism, past and present Priya Satia, Los Angeles Review of Books Why a world state is inevitable: the logic of anarchy (pdf) Alexander Wendt, EJIR Greater Britain or greater synthesis? (pdf) Daniel Deudney, RIS The Sung empire vs. the Byzantine “republic” Branko Milanovic, globalinequality
Conventional economics is more radical than Marxism Chris Dillow, Stumbling & Mumbling What is “conservatism” in the US these days? Daniel McCarthy, Claremont Review of Books The cultural contradictions of American education Kay Hymowitz, National Affairs Political bargaining in a federation: Buchanan meets Coase (pdf) Mark Gradstein, CEPR
Hong Kong voices in American politics Hui & Shum, Diplomat Who would rather stay at home alone? Elizabeth Brina, Gulf Coast The Carolingians, the Church, & constitutions (pdf) Andrew Young, SSJ How common is democracy throughout history? David Stasavage, Aeon
The Syrian intervention at 10 Paul Antonopoulous, antiwar.com (h/t Mark from Placerville) “Pitting people against each other” (pdf) Waheed Hussain, P&PA The mythical war scare of 1983 Simon Miles, War on the Rocks History’s empire William Anthony Hay, Law & Liberty
NATO, Russia, and bias (values vs. empirics) Rachel Epstein, Duck of Minerva Leftists loathe libertarians at DC think tank Daniel Lippman, Politico Free speech, committees, and Georgetown law Jason Brennan, 200-Proof Liberals Biden and his anti-socialist stimulus legislation Thomas Knapp, WLGC Contemplating nullification in the U.S. federation NEO, nebraskaenergyobserver
Experiments in self-reliance (Thoreau to Texas) Jonathan Malesic, Commonweal The Aztec revival in California’s public schools Christopher Silvester, Critic Racism, Georgetown law, and Salem witch trials John McWhorter, It Bears Mentioning How Ron Paul empowered the Federal Reserve George Selgin, Alt-M
Should international law be part of our law? (pdf) McGinnis & Somin, Stanford Law Review Are small autonomous political units economically viable? Chhay Lin Lim, NOL Institutions, machines, and complex orders Federico Sosa Valle, NOL Classical liberalism and the nation-state Edwin van de Haar, NOL
Plague and empire in the early modern Ottoman realm Rafael Nieto-Bello, Not Even Past Racist dreams and repentant racists Irfan Khawaja, Policy of Truth Pandemic death narratives in Mexico and the U.S.A. Rafael Luévano, LA Review of Books Why I hate Shakespeare Michael Huemer, Fake Noûs