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Thursday assorted links

Wednesday assorted links

1. Noah Smith interviews @pmarca.

2. Glad to see so many economists waking up to the potential tyranny of administrative law (in Spanish).  If there should be a jury trial for anything, it is sedition.

3. Early days of the comic book industry.  And the rise of the $10 million disc golf celebrity.

4.  Way back when, the major Keynesians endorsed Nixon’s wage and price controls.  Sigh…

5. Free Britney Spears!  Really (NYT).  “Ms. Spears, 39, expressed serious opposition to the conservatorship earlier and more often than had previously been known, and said that it restricted everything from whom she dated to the color of her kitchen cabinets.”  Now imagine being in this same position without her fame and her (only partially controlled) resources.  I find it remarkable how little our world cares about this issue.

6. “This looks like a post-apocalyptic scene from a Cinderella nightmare, but these faux chateaux are real!

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Tuesday assorted links

1. What would one-dimensional chess look like?

2. Very high implicit marginal tax rates for poor people (link fixed).

3. Very good Jason Furman thread on inflation uncertainty.

4. The power of median inflation.

5. Buy shares in your favorite musicians?

6. Andreu Mas-Colell is in trouble for secessionary activities.  And more from Pol AntrasHans Peter Grüner says: “It is hard to imagine that someone capable of writing such a wonderful textbook could have done anything that makes him deserve that kind of treatment.”

7. Very negative take on El Salvador and bitcoin.

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Friday assorted links

1. Not sure I have been abused for any prediction more than this one, and yet it seems true: “Democratic primary voters have been turning away this year from the anti-elite furies that continue to roil Republican politics, repeatedly choosing more moderate candidates promising steady leadership over disrupters from the party’s left wing.”  Here is yet further evidence of ongoing moderation.

2. More on Ivermectin.  And very real progress on dengue — yes the biomedical revolution finally is here.  More on that from The Atlantic.

3. Chess players ranked by fighting spirit?

4. Can Bollywood survive Modi? (Atlantic)

5. Ross Douthat on @pmarca and “Reality Privilege in action.”

Thursday assorted links

1. Is this possible?: “Criminals may have stolen as much as half of the unemployment benefits the U.S. has been pumping out over the past year, some experts say.”

2. When should ngdp be unstable?

3. Is Nero underrated? (New Yorker)

4. Sixty times the speed of sound? (USS Princeton radar team and pilot source, also a good presentation of the multiple data sources which are neglected by West and PewdiePie.)  And here is the common briefing message given to the ex-presidents.

5. Where are the Chinese elephants going and why?

6. Darrell Duffie argues for CBDC.

7. Kristof on the new Claudia Goldin book (NYT).