Monday assorted links by Tyler Cowen January 24, 2022 at 1:03 pm 1. How ugly were the ugly buildings of earlier eras? Maybe not that much. And new recordings of the Chopin Nocturnes (New Yorker). 2. Noah Smith on why Ukraine is such an economic failure. 3. Why skyscrapers are so short. 4. Claims about socialism and fascism. 5. The gender gap in self-promotion. 6. German WWII bombing boosted equality in England.