The Barrington Moore Problematic and Its Discontents: Weekend Reading/Hoisted from 2010
Monday Smackdown: Why, Yes, Donald Luskin, Stupidest Man Alive Emeritus, Is Now an Automated Trumpist Trollbot. Why Did You Ask?

Should-Read: Tony Nog: On Twitter: "18) This may explain why Brexiteers are in this unhappy cycle. The 'intellectual' basis for Brexit has collapsed. But no one told them..."

Cursor and DeLong Expanded Feed de1ong Twitter

Short thread on what #Brexit is about and why it's going badly. Historically the Leave leadership took 2 items as articles of faith. They believed: a) Germany runs the EU & German car makers run Germany; b) The EU & Eurozone are sick & are going to collapse any day now. As such, although they may bluster, behind closed doors the EU would be desperate for a free trade deal with the UK. You can pretty much dispense with everything else said by Leave as noise. These are the 2 sacred beliefs at the heart of Leave...