Tuesday, October 22, 2019

LInks — 22 Oct 2019

Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
“The Role of Nature versus Nurture in Wealth and Other Economic Outcomes and Behaviors”
Andrew Gelman | Professor of Statistics and Political Science and Director of the Applied Statistics Center, Columbia University

Project Syndicate
The Open Secret of Development Economics
Yao Yang is a professor at the National School of Development and China Center for Economic Research at Peking University

Project Syndicate
Why Rich Cities Rebel
Jeffrey D. Sachs | Professor of Sustainable Development and Professor of Health Policy and Management at Columbia University, and Director of Columbia’s Center for Sustainable Development and of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network

Reminiscence of the Future
What It Means To Be A Military Professional
Andrei Martyanov

Caitlin Johnstone — Rogue Journalist
Only Cowards And Sadists Support The Persecution Of Assange
Drago Bosnic

Mint Press News
Greater Middle East Project of Chaos: The Management of Savagery
Roger D. Harris

Moon of Alabama
When U.S. Officials Ignore The President The Outcome Is Chaos

Jason Ditz

Iran’s $280 Billion Sanction Skirting Scheme
Simon Watkins

ISIS Was Built On Oil
Haley Zaremba

Political Calculations
The Distribution of Net Wealth in the United States

Trump approves $4.5 million in aid to ‘White Helmets’ in Syria

Trump Approves $4.5million In Aid To ‘White Helmets’ Propaganda Group In Syria

Strategic Culture Foundation
Blitz and Destroy and Move on – Leaving Chaos and Refugees
Brian Cloughley

Putin, Erdogan discuss connection of Turkish banks to Russian financial messaging system

Russian penitentiary service explains why number of convicts, arrestees goes down

The Intercept
The FBI Has a Long History of Treating Political Dissent as Terrorism

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