From the Nordic Journal of Applied Ethics, a special issue on Globalization, Cosmopolitanism, and Migration: Ethics of Inclusion and Exclusion. Thomas Carnes (USMA): The Right to Exclude Immigrants Does Not Imply the Right to Exclude Newcomers by Birth. Katherine Clayton, Jeremy Ferwerda, and Yusaku Horiuchi (Dartmouth): Exposure to Immigration and Admission Preferences: Evidence From France. Mary Bosworth (Oxford): Affect and Authority in Immigration Detention. UN compact recognizes climate change as driver of migration for first time. Is the U.N.’s new migration compact a major breakthrough? The global migration pact isn’t what populists say it is. Ignore the lies about the UN migration pact — it’s the only responsible solution to a changing world.


Gro Mjeldheim Sandal (Bergen), Fons J. R. van deVijver (Tilburg), and Nathan Smith (Manchester): Psychological Hibernation in Antarctica. The Medicare-for-all paradox: Passing single-payer means disrupting health insurance for 160 million people who get coverage through their jobs. Brexit Britain — small, boring and stupid: The UK better get used to being a middling power. British officials line up for second referendum. Sarah Grant and Chuck Rosenberg on the Steele dossier: A retrospective. How Nancy Pelosi put down a rebellion and allowed everyone to win. Meet the Bottomless Pinocchio, a new rating for a false claim repeated over and over again. Why don’t more humans eat bugs?

YouTube’s conspiracy theory crisis, explained: Why a Democratic representative asked Google’s CEO about the most bizarre conspiracy theory you’ve never heard of. Why YouTube’s biggest star can’t be canceled. PewDiePie’s ties to white supremacy spell serious trouble for the future of YouTube. YouTube already knows how to stop serving toxic videos.


From PUP, the first chapter from The Internet Trap: How the Digital Economy Builds Monopolies and Undermines Democracy by Matthew Hindman. How monopolies have flourished — and undermined democracy: Ganesh Sitaraman reviews The Curse of Bigness: Antitrust in the New Gilded Age by Tim Wu (and more and more and more and more and more). Tim Wu on the case for breaking up Facebook and Instagram. Russell Brandom on the monopoly-busting case against Google, Amazon, Uber, and Facebook. Should we break up the tech giants? Not if you ask the economists who take money from them. Can we scale down Big Tech? We need to go beyond trustbusting to rein in Silicon Valley. Big Tech’s reckoning may be imminent after all.

The monopolization of America: In one industry after another, big companies have become more dominant over the past 15 years, new data show. The battle over monopoly power is just beginning: Old legal definitions of antitrust seem inadequate in an economy ruled by dominant companies.

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