Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Links — 4 Feb 2020

International Rescue Committee
IRC President and CEO David Miliband's West Point Class of 1983 Distinguished Lecture: CONFLICT IS CHANGING – HUMANITARIANS AND THE MILITARY NEED TO CHANGE TOO”

Higher social class predicts increased unethical behavior ("noblesse oblige"?)
Paul K. Piff, Daniel M. Stancato, Stéphane Côté, Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton, and Dacher Keltner
PNAS March 13, 2012

The Atlantic ("capitalism")
How McKinsey Destroyed the Middle Class
Daniel Markovits | Guido Calabresi Professor of Law at Yale Law School and the author of The Meritocracy Trap.

Valdai Analytics (corruption)
Unprecedented Economic Crisis in Lebanon: Is There an Alternative?

Moon of Alabama (snark)
Putin Prepares To Release Iowa Caucus Results

US Policy Vs. Iran: Apex Desperation
Tony Cartalucci

Russian and Eurasian Politics
PERESTROIKA 2.0 DEFERRED: Another Look at Putin's Proposed Constitutional Changes
Gordon M. Hahn, analyst and Advisory Board member at Geostrategic Forecasting Corporation, member of the Executive Advisory Board at the American Institute of Geostrategy, a contributing expert for Russia Direct, a senior researcher at the Center for Terrorism and Intelligence Studies, Akribis Group, and; and an analyst and consultant for Russia – Other Points of View

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