Gabriel J. Felbermayr (Stuttgart-Hohenheim) and Jasmin Groeschl (CESifo): Naturally Negative: The Growth Effects of Natural Disasters. From New York, though one in three American women will have an abortion by the age of 45, many of them will never discuss it — here are 26 women who did; and who killed Michael Hastings? Reflexively distrustful, eager to make powerful enemies, the young journalist whose Mercedes exploded in Los Angeles one night couldn’t possibly have died accidentally, could he? From the International Committee of the Fourth International, Bill Van Auken on the Democratic victory in New York and the crisis of liberalism; and Kate Randall on the HealthCare.gov debacle and the fraud of Obamacare. Noam Scheiber on Hillary's nightmare: A Democratic Party that realizes its soul lies with Elizabeth Warren, who has become a phenomenon for populist Democrats. The lowest form of humor: Teddy Wayne on how the National Lampoon shaped the way we laugh now. The Lonely Guy: He’s a community organizer who works alone; what was once Obama’s greatest strength — he kept his cool and didn’t need feedback — is now a liability. Scott Barry Kaufman on the heritability of intelligence: Not what you think. Alec MacGillis on the mother of all Nazi analogies, now available at Amazon. Will the next Nate Silver please stand up? Moon Shots: Rob Walker on the world’s billionaires and their sci-fi-tinged side projects.

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