Assorted Personal Notations, Essays, and Other Jottings
[BLOG] Some Tuesday links
blogTO shares some photos of Toronto in colour from the 1950s.
Centauri Dreams talks about SETI in the light of the Anthropocene era.
Dangerous Minds notes that there is now a hipster nativity scene available for purchase.
The Dragon’s Gaze links to a paper suggesting that tidal heating could explain the difference between super-Earths and mini-Neptunes.
Joe. My. God. notes that protecting Trump in New York City costs that municipality a million dollars a day, and notes a parade of Spanish fascists in support of Trump.
Lawyers, Guns and Money notes that politics is identity politics.
The LRB Blog notes the end of Sarkozy’s campaign and revisits Goldwater.
The Russian Demographics Blog reports on the latest about the population of Ukraine.
Towleroad notes the hateful mail received by an out mayor in Massachusetts.
The Volokh Conspiracy looks at Trump’s apparently anti-constitutional entanglement of business and politics.
Window on Eurasia reports on how Russia’s promotion of the Russian language in neighbouring countries is backfiring, and looks at the hard nationalist line of Patriarch Kirill against Ukrainian autocephaly and multiculturalism in Russia.