I'm moving a lot of my non-academic writing to substack. Expect more about society, politics and social science. You can read it online, or subscribe to get it in your inbox at irregular intervals.
Here's a sample of new stuff, some more serious than others:
Democracy: Fire or Slow Decay – populism is only one of two trends eating away at democracy
Li Bai and the Abominable Prague Machine – in which two Tang-era Chinese poets discuss the end of civilization and Tesla's stock price