Sonal Pandya (Virginia) and Robert Urbatsch (Iowa State): French Roast: Nationalism and Consumer Preferences Prior to the 2003 Iraq Invasion ("That nationalism plays a role in economic choices is widely suggested but difficult to demonstrate. The 2003 dispute between the US and France over the proposed invasion of Iraq provides the backdrop for a novel test of this claim.") From the Journal of Social, Evolutionary and Cultural Psychology, Minna Lyons and Sue Aitken (Liverpool Hope): Machiavellian Friends? The Role of Machiavellianism in Friendship Formation and Maintenance; and a review of The Murderer Next Door: Why the Mind is Designed to Kill by David Buss. In defense of middle management: A new study demonstrates just how important bureaucracy and paperwork really are. Erik Klemetti catches up with the Kamchatka peninsula. Privacy Rights Inc.: Your right to personal privacy is shrinking even as Corporate America's is growing. From The Root, an interview with Antoine Dodson, concerned brother and YouTube sensation. Colonial presence felt 100 years on: Can Seoul and Tokyo finally put aside differences in the face of unpredictable North Korea? The Magical Battle of Britain: Fighting Hitler's Nazis with occult ritual. From Cato Unbound, Deirdre McCloskey on Bourgeois Dignity: A Revolution in Rhetoric. Atlas Obscura visits Bir Tawil, land that belongs to no nation. A review of Claude Levi-Strauss: The Poet in the Laboratory by Patrick Wilcken. The first chapter from Why People Cooperate: The Role of Social Motivations by Tom R. Tyler. Philip E. Tetlock reviews David H. Freedman's Wrong, Kathryn Schulz's Being Wrong and Charles Seife's Proofiness. Eric Banks reviews Travels in Siberia by Ian Frazier.

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