Top Ten for January 30, 2021

Mayor: Ramullah seen through the lens of Tati

Putin's Palace

The original Manchurian Candidate, Henry Wallace‘Wallace would have created an American foreign policy run by Soviet agents he had installed in the White House’

Some reasons to hope re climate change: After Alarmism

James Meek's To Calais, In Ordinary TimeGuardian review

To Counter China’s Rise, the U.S. Should Focus on Xi

New Khashoggi doc The Dissident – relatedly an excerpt of an MBS bio and the beyond-parody Line city announcement

A History of Cities In 50 Buildings

Tony Bennett and Bill Evans via Iverson

‘I have reconsidered the matter, you have changed your mind, he has gone back on his word’ via Scott Alexander