Interesting stuff

  1. Read about the “particular cruelty” of Dutch colonialists against Indonesians fighting for independence.
  2. Listen to this discussion of how the near-extinction of vultures in India may be forcing the Parsis (Zoroastrians) to abandon a 3,000+ year old tradition.
  3. Listen: An Ex-CIA Officer Explains How to Spot a Lie in Business
  4. Read: There’s no sign of peak American consumption 🙁
  5. Read: Carbon emissions are dropping in the EU (thanks to carbon prices!) but may obstacles remain!
  6. Watch (subtitles on) this update on the shit-show that is Dubai
  7. Watch How Amsterdam Built A Dystopia (urban planning disaster)
  8. Read about a good idea: Biodiversity police
  9. Listen to this brilliant analysis of housing affordability and political stability.
  10. Listen to the fascinating history of labeling dangerous substances.

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Author: David Zetland

I'm a political-economist from California who now lives in Amsterdam.

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