Nightcap

  1. From Lahore to Lancashire: Untold stories from imperial Britain John Keay, Literary Review
  2. The younger sons in Jane Austen’s England had to work Richard Francis, Spectator
  3. How soon we forget Scott Sumner, EconLog
  4. Gin, sex, malaria, and American anthropology Charles King, Chronicle Review

Nightcap

  1. The concept of “myth” in postwar Germany Tae-Yeoun Keum, JHIBlog
  2. Notes on Warsaw (good comments, too) Tyler Cowen, MarginalRevolution
  3. What if everyone’s wrong about China? Tyler Cowen, Bloomberg
  4. Film criticism’s boring left turn Steven Volynets, Quillette

Nightcap

  1. How to flip a yield curve George Selgin, Alt-M
  2. How ergodicity reimagines economics Mark Buchanan, Aeon
  3. How to think better about debt Lou Brown, Crooked Timber
  4. Why even have kids in today’s world? Bryan Caplan, EconLog

Nightcap

  1. Migration in Europe? Where to start! Kapka Kassabova, Spectator
  2. Aristotle’s definition of citizenship John Hungerford, Law & Liberty
  3. Michelangelo’s definition of citizenship M Landgrave, NOL
  4. What can the Catholic Church do? John Cornwell, Financial Times

Nightcap

  1. The dubious logic of commodification Chris Dillow, Stumbling & Mumbling
  2. The miracle of General Equilibrium Philip Pilkington, Inference
  3. Orwell’s “Notes on Nationalism,” in Barcelona Deborah Levy, New Statesman
  4. Magical maps and island utopias Rachel Cordasco, Los Angeles Review of Books

Nightcap

  1. Kashmir: a tale of two mothers Swaran Singh, spiked
  2. Joe Biden on the bus Scott McConnell, Modern Age
  3. Assimilation is hard Nicole-Ann Lobo, Commonweal
  4. The market for neighborhoods Salim Furth, National Affairs

Nightcap

  1. Lessons from the East Asian economic miracle Byrne Hobart, Medium
  2. Confessions of an Islamic State fighter Alexander Clapp, 1843
  3. Russia’s vanishing summerfolk Christophe Trontin, LMD
  4. Too cool for Woodstock Rick Brownell, Medium