Nightcap

  1. Liberating the precolonial history of Africa Toby Green, Aeon
  2. The real Gujarat Model is not about economic growth Shikha Dalmia, the Week
  3. The Methodist split everybody should be talking about Todd Webb, Age of Revolutions
  4. The economic policy of Elizabeth Warren Tyler Cowen, Marginal Revolution

Nightcap

  1. The struggle between faith and reason Stephanie Slade, Modern Age
  2. Hippie Inc: How the counterculture went corporate Nat Segnit, 1843
  3. Capitalism uses hatred; that’s good (link fixed) Robin Hanson, Overcoming Bias
  4. The forgotten defense of the Falklands Patrick Crozier, Samizdata

Nightcap

  1. To speak on everything in the world, including everyone’s elections” Robin Hanson, Overcoming Bias
  2. Foucault on the courageous practice of speaking truth to power Deborah Clark, Footnotes to Plato
  3. The idea of Global Britain ignores reality (and an imperial past) Robert Saunders, New Statesman
  4. No nation in Europe today is as good at self-deprecation as the Slovaks” Donald Rayfield, Literary Review

Nightcap

  1. The ongoing chess match between Iran and Israel Saeid Jafari, Al-Monitor
  2. Britain’s not-so-evil empire Daniel Bring, Modern Age
  3. The point is not to win, though.” Rick Repetti, Quillette
  4. Exposing capitalism’s blind domination Lambert Zuidervaart, Footnotes to Plato

Nightcap

  1. Criticizing libertarianism (meh; racism is a much bigger problem) Arnold Kling, askblog
  2. The Black Boys’ rebellion Michael Taube, Claremont Review of Books
  3. Rudyard Kipling’s American years John Butler, Asian Review of Books
  4. The strangling of European democracy Daniel Ben-Ami, spiked

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. If Mexicans and Americans could cross the border freely (scroll down just a tad) Jacques Delacroix, Independent Review
  2. There is a trade-off between citizenship and migration Branko Milanovic, Financial Times
  3. How the British reshaped India’s caste system Sanjoy Chakravorty, BBC
  4. Why is the West so suspicious of Russia? Rodric Braithwaite, History Today