Sarah C. Goff (LSE): Fair Trade: Global Problems and Individual Responsibilities. Gerald Poscheschnik (Innsbruck): Game of Thrones: A Psychoanalytic Interpretation Including Some Remarks on the Psychosocial Function of Modern TV Series. Katrina Wyman (NYU): The New Essentialism in Property. World Cup 2018: Why the tournament in Russia was statistically the best. What’s going on with Elon Musk? How the happy billionaire rocket scientist became a cautionary tale. James Stephenson and Nick Cohen on the BBC and Brexit: An exchange. “No gods, no masters”: Judith Suissa on anti-Semitic tropes and utopian ideals in imagining and resisting capitalism. If Taco Bell is the peak of our civilization, get me another civilization.

Cambridge Analytica’s Facebook data was accessed from Russia, MP says. Here are all the Republican leaders and conservative activists Maria Butina met. The Russians played the long game with the NRA.