Nightcap

  1. Lessons on internationalism from Carl Schmitt Mark Weiner, Open Society
  2. Populism (and its violence) is here to stay Mark Kukis, Aeon
  3. How 2020 kicked classical liberalism’s ass John McGinnis, Law & Liberty
  4. An excellent essay on Christianity and the West Andrew Klavan, City Journal

Nightcap

  1. On Google’s new employee union Alex Press, Jacobin
  2. Brexit contains seeds of UK’s disintegration Andrew Hammond, SCMP
  3. Disruption arises from Antifragility Kevin Kallmes, NOL
  4. Moralism, community, and civil discourse Andrew J Cohen, RCL

Nightcap

  1. How Biden can future-proof America’s immigration system Shikha Dalmia, the Week
  2. Remembering Qassem Soleimani Rasha Al Aqeedi, Newlines
  3. The despair of normative realism bot Joe Carlsmith, Hands and Cities
  4. Tory (conservative) Brexit supporters are against Scottish independence BBC

Nightcap

  1. I often wonder what I’d do with my billions Stuart Emmrich, Vogue
  2. Paul Romer, the World Bank, and Angus Deaton’s critique of effective altruism Nick Cowen, NOL
  3. Blame the states for the vaccine rollout disaster Tyler Cowen, MR
  4. A silhouette of utopia (pdf) Aaron McKeil, International Politics

Nightcap

  1. Globalization: a breakthrough in ancient Greek thought Andrey Kortunov, RIAC
  2. Was 2020 a bad year? Bryan Caplan, EconLog
  3. Was 2020 a good year? Scott Sumner, MoneyIllusion
  4. 2020 was a good year Charli Carpenter, Duck of Minerva

Nightcap

  1. The calamities of this dreadful time” Sarah Skwire, Law & Liberty
  2. Collapse patchworks: a theory Chris Shaw, Libertarian Ideal
  3. Apocalypse never Jeremy Carl, Claremont Review of Books
  4. The Big Questions in economics (podcast) EconTalk

Nightcap

  1. 10 best history books of the decade RealClearHistory
  2. Learning from the past Helen Dale, Critic
  3. Against space exploration Kenneth Roy, Centauri Dreams
  4. …Happy new year!

Nightcap

  1. The weirdest people in the world James Crabtree, Financial Times
  2. Finding Mrs Dalloway Jenny Ofill, New Yorker
  3. Trapped by Thucydides? John Sullivan, War on the Rocks
  4. The emergence of globalism Or Rosenboim, In The Long Run

Nightcap

  1. American workers do not need unions Richard Epstein, Law & Liberty
  2. Subverting individualism David Henderson, EconLog
  3. A classic on caste in South Asia BR Ambedkar, Pragati
  4. Coronavirus and the seizing of property Ethan Blevins, NOL

Nightcap

  1. Hayek and Cassel on the Great Depression David Glasner, Uneasy Money
  2. Giving Trump the OJ treatment Thomas Knapp, WLGC
  3. Liberalism in Brazil Lucas Berlanza, Econ Journal Watch
  4. Brazil will not become Venezuela Bruno Rosi, NOL

Nightcap

  1. Albert Camus and imperial nostalgia Oliver Gloag (interview), Jacobin
  2. The true meaning of Christmas is a cozy American worldview Paul Musgrave, Foreign Policy
  3. The Christmas truce of 1914 Joseph Eanett, War on the Rocks
  4. Is cord-cutting still worth it? Stephen Silver, 19FortyFive

Nightcap

  1. Informative piece on EU-UK trade deal
  2. Who will save the world? Ryan Davis, 200-Proof Liberals
  3. Is this how fascism will come to America? Scott Sumner, Money Illusion
  4. A middle aged Christmas Ross Douthat, NY Times

Nightcap

  1. On that radio signal from Proxima Centauri Paul Gilster, Centauri Dreams
  2. Wow! signal Wikipedia
  3. How far aggressive aliens? (Part 2) Robin Hanson, Overcoming Bias
  4. Legal immigration into the United States Jacques Delacroix, NOL