Top Ten for June 7, 2021

What the Tulsa Race Massacre Destroyed

The Brazilianization of the World

Can Elites Start the Climate Revolution?

Another great art exegesis by the NYT, this time on Morisot

People for the Ethical Treatment of Reinforcement Learners via the excellent NYT interview promoting The Alignment Problem

Wittgenstein’s experience as a teacher may have determined his later work

Are We Entering a New Political Era?

The Man Who Put Out Fires with Music

America’s Scarcity Mindset

Fassbinder’s Berlin Alexanderplatz – prefigures Twin Peaks for me: dreamlike tone, emotionally labile (swerving between horrific and saccharine), every character in some ways is reprehensible, baffling mystical conclusion, drags on insufferably in parts but unforgettable