I have been doing some useful “infrastructure” behind the scenes that will be revealed in another 1-2 weeks that be of use to my readers. More immediately, I have a good feeling that this weekend I’ll finally get my “Great Bifurcation” concept written up, as opposed to cryptically mentioning it in the comments every so often.
- Craig Murray: The Magnitskiy Myth Exploded
- FT: Industrial policy war — capitalism with Chinese characteristics
- M. K. Bhadrakumar: Russia is auxiliary to US-India partnership, not balancer
- Iran Says It Will Hold Naval Drill With Russia, China ‘Soon’
- Audacious Epigone: Hands Off My Gun, Pops
- Survey: Led By Millennials, Americans Value Patriotism, God, Children Less Than Ever
- Dirk Schulze-Makuch: The Naked Mole-Rat: An Unusual Organism with an Unexpected Latent Potential for Increased Intelligence?
- Joseph Scott: Were US Marines tougher than elite German troops in WW2?
- Don’t usually link RFERL but they have an interesting video on the Slavic version of Esperanto (Interslavic)
- Scott Alexander: Too Much Dark Money In Almonds
- Robin Hanson proposes extending Steve’s suggestion of “vouched for” immigrants… to the population at large
- Google researchers have reportedly achieved “quantum supremacy”
- Noah Carl with 12 recent cases of academic persecution for wrongthink.
- Virgin Solar Power vs. Chad Nuclear Power
- Isra Hirsi: “if your anti capitalist rhetoric isn’t accessible to the masses than neither will your revolution.“
- DSA Queer Socialists on how capitalism oppressed queers (NSFW)