Nightcap

  1. More death: Croatian literature Angela Woodward, LARB
  2. Immigrants as scapegoats Chris Dillow, Stumbling & Mumbling
  3. On the number and size of nations Alesina & Spolaore, NBER
  4. Lots of respectable people embraced eugenics Alan Judd, Spectator

Nightcap

  1. Artists for hire: the forgotten masters of the British East India Company Peter Parker (wait, what?), Literary Review
  2. Lenin, capitalists, rope Scott Sumner, MoneyIllusion
  3. Barriers to cognitive diversity Chris Dillow, Stumbling & Mumbling
  4. How the Saudi-Iran rivalry has unravelled the Middle East Toby Matthiesen, Financial Times

Nightcap

  1. Austrian lessons for American security William Anthony Hay, Modern Age
  2. Why Denmark is not part of the Eurozone Krzysztof Mroziewicz, Power & Market
  3. Seeing like a finite state machine Henry Farrell, Crooked Timber
  4. Cheap laughs Christopher Hitchens, the Atlantic

Nightcap

  1. Ownership and productivity in a capitalist society Chris Dillow, Stumbling & Mumbling
  2. Provincial cosmopolitanism Nikki Usher, Cato Unbound
  3. China’s “bottom-up” cities (best essay on China this year) Bruno Maçães, City Journal
  4. The Democrats and their favorite mouthpiece Irfan Khawaja, Policy of Truth