Assorted Personal Notations, Essays, and Other Jottings
[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.