Links I Liked

LSE’s Cutting Edge Issues lecture series is back! The first lecture of 2021 will be with Ha Joon Chang on “Building Pro-Developmental Multilateralism” (Friday 22 January at 4pm GMT, streamed here). The rest of term is pretty good too…..

Nic Cheeseman’s ‘Dictators’ post election playbook’. Uganda seems to be going for a full house ☹

Home schooling section:

Struggling to get your kids interested in their physics? Here’s a discussion on how hard you have to slap a chicken to cook it (for the kinetic energy lesson). ht Ranil Dissayanake

Teaching French while drunk. Stay for the French translations – perfect. ‘More lentils for Sylvia Plath’ probs my favourite…

New white paper outlines China’s development past and future. ‘45% of $41.8 billion in funding between 2013-2018 went to Africa, 37% to Asia and 7% to Latin America and the Caribbean’. Full text here.

And a Public Service Announcement we should all heed ht Stuart Gordon

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