Nightcap

  1. California’s fires (no mention of “property rights”) Claire McEachern, LARB
  2. Nationalism is not always the enemy of liberalism Asle Toje, American Interest
  3. Universal Love, said the Cactus Person Scott Alexander, Slate Star Codex
  4. Great list of recent low budget sci-fi flicks Nick Nielsen, Grand Strategy Annex

Nightcap

  1. We’re told Americans have no free time, yet we’re watching more than four (4) hours of TV per day Ryan McMaken, Power & Market
  2. “A Household God in a Socialist World” [pdf] Andrei Znamenski, Ethnologia Europaea
  3. Why the world is in uproar right now Branko Milanovic, globalinequality
  4. Sex recession? Maybe not… Frances Woolley, Worthwhile Canadian Initiative

Nightcap

  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

Nightcap

  1. The pernicious legacy of Vladimir Lenin Gary Saul Morson, New Criterion
  2. Mendacious fictions: left-wing anti-Semitism Rahul Rao, Disorder of Things
  3. Virtue signalling and vice signalling John Quiggin, Crooked Timber
  4. The GOP’s civil war continues to rage on Fred Barnes, Modern Age

Nightcap

  1. Fear and loathing at the NATO summit? Curt Mills, American Conservative
  2. The Russians are in Libya now, too Frederic Wherey, Foreign Policy
  3. Is the 21st century really about US-China? Will Staton, Areo
  4. The opioids have been nothing but good to us Steven Landsburg, Big Questions

Nightcap

  1. Can we still learn from Lincoln? Forrest Nabors, Law & Liberty
  2. On Brexit and beyond Lionel Barber, Financial Times
  3. On Morocco’s most revered leftist Khalid Lyamlahy, Los Angeles Review of Books
  4. 2015: France’s bad year Andrew Hussey, Literary Review

Nightcap

  1. Slowly, a civil war on the left brews Ryu Spaeth, New Republic
  2. African Catholics David Whitehouse, Imperial & Global Forum
  3. Geniuses don’t have to be nice Richard Evans, TLS
  4. The great American banking myth George Selgin, Alt-M