Category Archives: Linkathons


Paleo Retiree writes: Stop building residential towers! Martin Von Creveld takes a look back at the prescient Enoch Powell. “Berlin is lost.” Some Dems are finally trying to find their way out of the corner they’ve painted themselves into. Will … Continue reading

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Paleo Retiree writes: Bring back Glass-Steagall. Economist Michael Hudson, who’s been right about a lot of things, is predicting a “slow crash.” Maybe we shouldn’t be so fast to abandon cash. How important (and effective) was the Paris climate accord … Continue reading

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The Russians Return!

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Just when I think I’m done with the Cold War, it pulls me back in. What I’m WATCHING now: THE AMERICANS, season 5. Also BETTER CALL SAUL season 3 and THE UNBREAKABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT season 1. What I’m … Continue reading

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Paleo Retiree writes: How organic is your organic milk? Does Allan Benton make America’s best bacon? My wife and I think he may. Reason’s Jesse Walker praises Stewart Brand’s wonderful book on architecture, “How Buildings Learn.” Walker includes links to … Continue reading

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Blowhard, Esq. writes: Another progressive whiteknight, who appears to know nothing about jazz history, “defends” jazz from white saviors. I loved LA LA LAND and I love even more how it’s driving all the right people crazy. The New Yorker accuses … Continue reading

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Paleo Retiree writes: “Acknowledging inherent sex differences isn’t harmful or sexist; differences don’t necessitate one sex being better than the other.” Why are so many intellectuals so fascinated by Brutalism? The Wah-Wah Pedal turns 50. JayMan shares his thoughts about clannishness: … Continue reading

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Paleo Retiree writes: Will France follow in Trump’s footsteps? Title IX gone wild. New York City’s best dumplings. How Russia does a trade show. (NSFW) Why are we more preoccupied these days with policing attitudes than with policing behavior? Should … Continue reading

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