Nightcap

  1. Hayek (Streeck, Hazony) and world federation and colonialism Eric Schliesser, Digressions & Impressions
  2. The new secessionism Jason Sorens, Modern Age
  3. Winning the court, losing the constitution John Grove, Law & Liberty
  4. The quest for German national identity Anna Corsten, JHIBlog

Nightcap

  1. In search of the writer-diplomat tradition Robert Fay
  2. Trump is plenty capable Will Wilkinson, Open Society
  3. The case against Mars Byron Williston, Boston Review
  4. Against human colonies Daniel Deudney (interview), LH

Nightcap

  1. The meaning of Amy Coney Barrett Ross Douthat, NY Times
  2. What does Ruth Bader Ginsburg mean for women? Amy Wax, CRB
  3. Talking about a constitutional restoration Titus Techera, L&L
  4. Give it away (Marcel Mauss) David Graeber, Free Words

Nightcap

  1. The high stakes of quantum computing Edward Luttwak, American Affairs
  2. A metaphor for the socialist calculation debate Rick Weber, NOL
  3. The American constitution and its consequences (pdf) Mittal, et al, NBER
  4. NATO’s strategic malaise Sara Bjerg Moller, War on the Rocks

Nightcap

  1. The specter of neocolonialism Deborah Leter, Africa is a Country
  2. Sovereignty, IR, and the Westphalian myth (pdf) Andreas Osiander, IO
  3. The trouble with police unions Daniel DiSalvo, National Affairs
  4. Polycentric democracy and its enemies (pdf) David Andersson, C+T

Nightcap

  1. The world forager elite Robin Hanson, Overcoming Bias
  2. The novel and the middle class Branko Milanovic, globalinequality
  3. The new leftist imagination Alexandra Marraccini, LARB
  4. Slavery and the Asante Empire Lipton Matthews, Mises Wire

Nightcap

  1. Vikings in the New World (but no Chinese?) Valerie Hansen, Aeon
  2. The 1619 Project is backtracking Robby Soave, Reason
  3. This figure obscures class divisions: for college graduates…” Robert Henderson, City Journal
  4. Comparative advantage is not about trade John Wentworth, Less Wrong

Nightcap

  1. Is Trump more of a socialist than Biden? Shikha Dalmia, the Week
  2. How millennials became the burnout generation Anne Petersen, Buzzfeed
  3. The myth of harmonious indigenous conservation Baz Edmeades, Quillette
  4. Russian history through the Westerner’s gaze Ellie Holbrook, History Today

Nightcap

  1. Ravenna: where classical Rome, Byzantium and Christianity met Ian Thomson, Spectator
  2. ‘Cultural appropriation’ is American cultural imperialism Douglas Murray, UnHerd
  3. Will Eastern Mediterranean tensions matter if there is no war? Peter Henne, Duck of Minerva
  4. Bolivia: a tale of two countries Maëlle Mariette, Le monde diplomatique

Nightcap

  1. Conceptions of politics Chris Dillow, Stumbling & Mumbling
  2. From bootleg liberalism to Trumpist McCarthyism Irfan Khawaja, Policy of Truth
  3. Follow the social science, too Horwitz & Stephenson, EconLog
  4. Inequalities and Covid-19 Branko Milanovic, globalinequality

Nightcap

  1. Dangerous myths about nuclear weapons David Logan, War on the Rocks
  2. Honest putdowns Robin Hanson, Overcoming Bias
  3. “Sitting next to Sally” John Quiggan, Crooked Timber
  4. Hopelessness and the new capitalism Hans Eicholz, Law & Liberty

Nightcap

  1. Mourning in place Edwidge Danticat, NY Review of Books
  2. Is working hard good? Jason Brennan, 200-Proof Liberals
  3. When hard work doesn’t equal productive work Mary Lucia Darst, NOL
  4. The actual work of trying to formulate truly alien conceptions of life, consciousness, and thought is mostly yet to be done” Nick Nielsen, GSA

Nightcap

  1. Schumpeterian enigmas David Glasner, Uneasy Money
  2. Is John Roberts the new Anthony Kennedy? Damon Root, Reason
  3. Economics of Federalism” (pdf) Inman & Rubenfield
  4. Gray mists & ancient stones Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, New Criterion

Nightcap

  1. A meditation on suffering Paul Komesaroff, Hedgehog Review
  2. What art scolds have in common Aeon Skoble, RCL
  3. Coping with bullshit Richard Gunderman, Law & Liberty
  4. Paid sick leave and Schelling focal points Rick Weber, NOL

Nightcap

  1. Why have we been recycling plastic? Gonzalez & Sullivan, Planet Money
  2. The literary scene in the Great Depression Ben Terrall, CounterPunch
  3. Stealing from the Saracens Edwin Heathcote, Financial Times
  4. The long road to reaction Thomas Meaney, New Statesman