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[BLOG] Some Monday links

  • blogTO’s Chris Bateman notes a proposal to put a 39-story condo at Yonge and Dundas.
  • The Burgh Diaspora’s Jim Russell is strongly supportive of developing Pennsylvania’s shale gas resources.
  • Centauri Dreams’ Paul Gilster, reacting to the Chelyabinsk meteor incident, points to a collection of resources on dealing with asteroid impacts.
  • Eastern Approaches notes the protests in Bulgaria over sharp rises in electricity prices.
  • At A Fistful of Euros, Edward Hugh notes the decidedly negative trajectory of the Hungarian economy.
  • Greenland, ImaGeo’s Tom Yulsman notes, is melting. In January.
  • Language Hat notes the imprecise connection between language and ethnicity in the 19th century North Caucasus.
  • Towleroad notes that the appeal of the Republican Party to economic libertarians is hamstrung by its position on cultural issues, including gay rights and same-sex marriage.
  • Understanding Society’s Daniel Little takes a look at James Scott’s writings on anarchism, arguing that many of the small-scale collective social endeavours he talks about fit not with stateless environments but rather citizen engagement in a liberal democracy.
  • Zero Geography’s Mark Graham maps geotagged Twitter posts in Francophone African cities.
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