Nightcap

  1. Why weakly enforced rules? Robin Hanson, Overcoming Bias
  2. What’s changed since Salman Rushdie’s notorious novel? Bruce Fudge, Aeon
  3. Spacefaring civilization Nick Nielsen, Grand Strategy Annex
  4. Is the universe pro-life? Bobby Azarian, Quartz

Nightcap

  1. A Mexican perspective on NAFTA Roberto Salinas-Leon, Law & Liberty
  2. Prosperity, the periphery, and the future of France Andrew Hussey, Literary Review
  3. The Indian Ocean slave trade Geoffrey Clarfield, Quillette
  4. The meaning of the exoplanet revolution Caleb Scharf, Aeon

Nightcap

  1. UCLA and its new ideological litmus tests Erik Gilbert, Quillette
  2. Sovereignty and the Latin American experience Greg Grandin, London Review of Books
  3. How good is television as a medium of history? Castor, et al, History Today
  4. SETI’s charismatic megafauna Nick Nielsen, Centauri Dreams

Nightcap

  1. U.S. environmentalism is a success story Patrick Allitt, Liberty Forum
  2. Don’t blame Karl Marx for “Cultural Marxism” Brian Doherty, Reason
  3. Texas and the white-washing of the American Revolution Michael Oberg, Age of Revolutions
  4. How would we recognize an alien if we saw one? Samuel Levin, Aeon

Nightcap

  1. Kingdoms of Faith: A New History of Islamic Spain Nicola Clarke, History Today
  2. After Rushdie’s The Satanic Verses Kenan Malik, Guardian
  3. The labor theory of value, explained Branko Milanovic, globalinequality
  4. The closest exoplanet to Earth could be “highly habitable” Adam Mann, Scientific American