- Centauri Dreams remembers Ben Finney, this time from the angle of a man with an interest in space colonization.
- Crooked Timber wonders what will happen to the Anglo-American tradition of liberalism.
- Dangerous Minds imagines the VHS tapes of Logan and Stranger Things.
- Far Outliers notes the Soviet twist on Siberian exile.
- Inkfish notes that Detroit is unique among cities in being a good place for bumblebees.
- Marginal Revolution wonders if modern Germany really is a laboratory for innovative politics.
- The NYRB Daily looks at José Maria de Eça de Queirós, the "Proust of Portugal".
- Personal Reflections' Jim Belshaw updates his readers on his writing projects.
- Torontoist reports on how Avi Lewis and Cheri DiNovo have advocated for the NDP's Leap Manifesto.