Language Log reports about lexical searches on Google.
Lawyers, Guns and Money reports on the latest from Trump.
The NYRB Daily shares a review of an Iranian film on gender relations.
The Power and the Money’s Noel Maurer notes the ongoing gas price protests in Mexico.
Spacing links to some articles about affordable housing around the world.
The Volokh Conspiracy notes Germany’s abolition of a law forbidding insults to foreign heads of state.
Window on Eurasia suggests that stable Russian population figures cover up a wholesale collapse in the numbers of ethnic Russians, and looks at the shortages of skilled workers faced by defense industries.