Carolyn Pedwell (Kent): Habit and the Politics of Social Change: A Comparison of Nudge Theory and Pragmatist Philosophy. Trump may visit demilitarized zone during trip to South Korea. Jimmy Carter wants to discuss peace with Kim Jong Un. Catalonia will remain a part of Spain — for now. Can Podemos and its allies save Spanish democracy? Neal Ascherson on referendums: Yes or no? Rich Cohen on how Jared Kushner is dismantling a family empire. “The ethical slut”: America’s growing acceptance of polyamory. From invading Afghanistan to dismantling Confederate monuments, George Orwell has been pressed into the service of all sorts of causes — but the real Orwell remains unknown.

Danielle Tcholakian on how Jemele Hill was doing her job. ESPN is terrified of Jemele Hill’s honesty on racism. Jemele Hill and the perils of a for-profit fourth estate: ESPN’s suspension of Hill is a reminder that for-profit news outlets can’t be trusted to put the public interest above their bottom line. The real reason Donald Trump is targeting NFL owners rather than protesting players. NFL looks ready to capitulate to Trump on anthem protests. Sports were already politicized — and sports culture is deeply conservative. “American football, for example, is the clearest example of a dictatorship in sport”.

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