Thursday Links

+In the light of such an absolute and irretrievable failure, I think we need to revise the slogan about it being easier to imagine the end of the world than the end of capitalism. It’s as though we collectively were given a choice of which we would choose, and we chose to end the world. The decisive victory of liberal-democratic capitalism really was the end of history, just not in the sense intended. The growing Iranian disaster has me thinking about this prescient piece from Adam Kotsko from 6 years ago. discusses how it became easier to imagine the end of the world than the end of capitalism.


+My Book Sucks fires up with their first ever blog, about the most common hashtags for writers.


+The neoliberal notion, that the reasonable & mature way to think about this is: Get more efficient & find the right incentives to encourage the right kinds of enterprise. But my friend wondered, what if the mature thing to do is to mourn – & then retreat? Great piece on Climate Grief.