Friday assorted links by Tyler Cowen July 14, 2017 at 11:58 am 1. Is there such a thing as “the Dirtbag Left”? 2. Is China making the right trade-offs between short- and long-term growth? Was French Revolution land redistribution good for ag productivity? Or is it too soon to tell? 3. Pseudoerasmus on how you get to Denmark. 4. J.M. Coetzee wrote early poetry in 1965 computer code. 5. Claims about grid batteries. 6. Julia Galef on YIMBY vs. NIMBY. 7. Michael Cannon is not enthusiastic about the Cruz amendment.