Nightcap

  1. Fighting famine in the Nazi-occupied Netherlands Ian Buruma, TLS
  2. The settler logics of (outer) space Deondre Smiles, Society + Space
  3. The corporate origins of judicial review (pdf) Mary Sarah Bilder, YLJ
  4. Misremembering the British Empire Maya Jasanoff, New Yorker

Nightcap

  1. India blasts off for the moon Jen Kirby, Vox
  2. South Korea’s first strongman Rob York, War on the Rocks
  3. The fourth state of water Marc Henry, Inference
  4. New left economics and the capitalist system Andy Beckett, Guardian

BC’s weekend reads

  1. From a nation of romantic philosophers, Russia is today a bastion of rationalism and pragmatism
  2. India’s merchant class aided the British instead of the Indian elite
  3. Why is Ethiopia building a space program?
  4. When Charlie Chaplin met Pablo Picasso