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Why are your groceries still so expensive?
I think Bitcoin has room for one more bubble (repost)
At least five interesting things for the middle of your week (#21)
Stop saying "there is no decoupling". There is!
Vibes vs. data
People are realizing that the Arsenal of Democracy is gone
The U.S. must not ignore Indonesia
Americans are angry about immigration
At least five things for your Thanksgiving weekend (#20)
Feeling strangely optimistic about Egypt
Three years of Noahpinion
Politicized science inevitably tends toward pseudoscience
The Roaring 20s are back on track
At least five things to finish your week (#19)
Don't expect too much from the U.S.-China detente
The Super-Scary Theory of the 21st Century (repost)
Yes, it's possible to imagine progressive dystopias
Liberalism is losing the information war
How Ireland got so rich
The Middle East is getting older
The U.S. economy shrugged off the tech bust
Asia is much more important to U.S. interests than the Middle East
At least five interesting things to start your week (#18)
Does the notion of a "Global South" still make any sense?
Great news about American wealth
The American socialist worldview is just totally broken (repost)
A lot of what you see in the news is just Cold War 2
America needs a bigger, better bureaucracy
Thoughts on techno-optimism
Economic possibilities for Gaza
At least five interesting things for the middle of your week (#17)
We're not ready for the Big One
At least five interesting things for the end of your week (#16)
A Nobel for the story of women in the workforce
Western leftists have lost the plot
A three-state solution is the only viable future for Israel and the Palestinians
You're not going to like what comes after Pax Americana
What do Americans want that Biden can give them?
Don't be a decel
How China's "debt traps" actually work
At least five interesting things for your weekend (#15)
The traditional auto industry is doomed
Here are some better versions of Bernie Sanders' ideas
What if Xi Jinping isn't that competent? (repost)
Why do economists get paid more than sociologists?
Argentina's macroeconomic situation is even worse up close
Germany needs to stop messing around!
At least five interesting things for the middle of your week (#14)
An Age of Austerity is probably on the way
How to be an opinion writer
Who's afraid of the Huawei Mate 60 Pro?
How not to be fooled by viral charts
The next phase of globalization is going to be awesome
At least five interesting things for your weekend (#13)
Our climate change debates are out of date
The danger of another American civil war is low
China's slowdown and the incentives for war
Is it time for the Revenge of the Normies?
Hey tech folks: Vivek Ramaswamy is not the one
Interview: Jean Twenge, psychologist
At least five interesting things for the middle of your week (#12)
Decoupling isn't phoney
Americans are coping ourselves to death
BRICS is fake
At least five interesting things for the middle of your week (#11)
Humanity is going to shrink
Why China's economy ran off the rails
A few economists are starting to think seriously about industrial policy
China's crash is unlikely to hurt the global economy (much)
The economics of "Rich Men North of Richmond"
At least five interesting things to start your week (#10)
Why skilled immigration (usually) benefits both countries
"I'm cute I'm punk rock"
Can unions and industrial policy coexist?
At least five interesting things for the middle of your week (#9)
The George Floyd protests were not a civil war (repost)
Comparing "Morning in America" with 2023
At least five interesting things for the middle of your week (#8)
Interview: Heather Boushey, economist and member of the Council of Economic Advisers
How homogeneous is Japan really? (repost)
If this is a bad economy, please tell me what a good economy would look like
Uh, guys, we really should think about spending more on defense
Mike Bird and Noah Smith debate industrial policy
Americans are falling out of love with the idea of college
Yes, the U.S. were the "good guys" in World War 2
Book Review: "The End of the World is Just the Beginning"
The China 2023 series
What should China do to revive its economy?
At least five interesting things for the middle of your week (#7)
No, NEPA really is a problem for clean energy
Refusing to teach kids math will not improve equity
Tokyo is the new Paris
The pushback against industrial policy has begun
Grading the economic schools of thought
At least five interesting things for the middle of your week (#6)
Interview: Chris Miller, historian and author of "Chip War"
The world is big and no one is listening
California needs real math education, not gimmicks
China at the peak
At least five interesting things for the middle of your week (#5)
Who cares about the Ivy League? (repost)
The New 1970s
The student debt revolt failed, but Millennials will be fine
America after affirmative action
Maximum Canada is happening
The end of the "vibecession"?
At least five interesting things to start your week (#4)
Hey tech folks: The West is not failing
Why it's so hard to fix the information ecosystem
Four reasons China can't reset the world
Did "tech bros" ruin San Francisco?
Heterodox vs. mainstream macroeconomics
Heat pumps, heat pumps, heat pumps!!
At least five interesting things to start your week (#3)
Why trying to "shape" AI innovation to protect workers is a bad idea
Price controls: Too early for a victory lap
The reverse OPEC maneuver
At least five interesting things to start your week (#2)
In which David Sacks and Balaji raise a false alarm about the jobs numbers
Real estate is China's economic Achilles heel
Where does libertarianism go from here?
At least five interesting things to start your week
The debt ceiling deal: What was the whole point?
Is immigration raising rents in America?
Where China is beating the world
Degrowth: We can't let it happen here!
Decoupling is just going to happen
Nonprofits are sapping the progressive project
Interview: Dan Wang, China specialist
Turkey, you were doing so well! (repost)
Thus passes Robert Lucas
How technology has changed the world since I was young
All the arguments against EVs are wrong
Generative AI and the finance industry
Interracial violence is rare in the United States
A DemTech Economic Agenda: Ten Steps Towards Collective Resilience
Why the U.S. should fight Cold War 2
Debt ceiling brinksmanship is terrible, but it is time for austerity
The new industrial policy, explained
How Pakistan can join the South Asia growth boom
First Republic falls. Is the banking crisis restarting?
Tucker Carlson and the Age of Bad Feelings
Repost: Someone has to run the fabs
Four interesting econ stories
Will there be a Millennial Big Chill?
"Luxury" construction causes high rents like umbrellas cause rain
Economic development is doing OK
Why aren't we taking every Chinese refugee we can?
Five big trends that have changed in the last few years
2023 is when the empires strike back
Europe is not ready to be a "third superpower"
Yes, it's OK to be mad about crime in San Francisco
Nobody knows how many jobs will "be automated"
Will Elon Musk kill Substack?
Industrial policy doesn't have to succeed right away
Bank weakness is how our economy cools off
Two posts about de-dollarization
Some ideas for science fiction in the 2020s
Three more books about the technology wars
Why Americans fear the AI future
Putin is a rest stop on the road of post-Soviet collapse
Why not put TSMC and Samsung fabs in Canada?
Repost: Interview with James Medlock
Progressives need to embrace progress
Repost: The Darkness
Yes, of course we should ban TikTok
In which Balaji gives away at least a million dollars
The Wokeness series
Will government regulate VCs and startups a lot more now?
SVB and the Fed
Preventing panic in the banking sector
Why was there a run on Silicon Valley Bank?
Which industries will China dominate?
LLMs are not going to destroy the human race
Interview: Kevin Kelly, editor, author, and futurist
Why do education, health care, and child care cost so much in America?
Conceiving the 2000s
Everything you think you know about homelessness is wrong
Honestly, it's probably the phones
What's your plan for 5 years of 5% interest rates?
The Build-Nothing Country
China goes all-in on Russia's war effort?
Don't be a doomer
Repost: Much of what you've heard about Carter and Reagan is wrong
Wokeness as mainline orthodoxy
The U.S. cannot afford to turn against immigration
China must stop its coal industry
Decoupling is not deglobalization
Welcome to the UFO wars
Will AI take away the coding jobs?
Europe has to stand against Russia
The Developing Country Industrialization series
The state of Bidenomics
Stock buybacks don't really matter
Repost: Why I'm so excited about solar and batteries
Can India industrialize?
You are now living through Cold War 2
"Threats to the dollar" are just scare stories
Friend-shoring vs. "Buy American"
Why does ChatGPT constantly lie?
Professionalize the police
Would breaking up Google really do any good?
Actually, Japan has changed a lot
The Big Tech layoffs are a turning point
The fiscal arsonists
How much does aging really hurt a country?
Three books about the technology wars
Secretary jobs in the age of AI
How college towns can survive and thrive over the next 20 years
Repost: Distributed service-sector productivity
Is the Fed hiking too fast?
Wokeness as prairie fire
The Poland/Malaysia model
China's industrial policy has mostly been a flop
Three economics happenings of note
Why Paul Ehrlich got everything wrong
The U.S. is starting to look more stable
Inequality might be going down now
The third magic