From German Law Journal, a special issue on Traditions, Myths, and Utopias of Personhood. What Saudi Arabia’s purge means for the Middle East (and more). Meet Mohammed bin Salman, the Kim Jong Un of the Persian Gulf (and more). US backs out of global oil anti-corruption effort. There’s a serious hole in Donna Brazile’s new book. The perishable politician: Antoine Lilti on our enduring, unhealthy relationship with celebrity presidents. “I don’t even have kids and right now I just want to burn the whole thing down”: Something is wrong on the Internet. It is painful to watch philosophy as a discipline die in Uganda because it is judged with a capitalistic mindset and misunderstood.

Here’s what you need to know about the Paradise Papers revelations. Bernie Sanders warns of “international oligarchy” after Paradise Papers leak. “How rich do you have to be that you feel above the law? We need to target that number for intense taxation”.