By Lambert Strether of Corrente.

Bird Song of the Day

Varied Thrush, Snohomish, Washington, United States
Media from this location Illustrated Checklist. “Natural vocalization. Song from a male bird perched on the top of a tall leafless deciduous tree. Spacing between notes much closer together than normal song; perhaps this is dawn song (though no such vocalization is described in BNA) or subsong.” Subsong?

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Politics

“But what is government itself, but the greatest of all reflections on human nature?” –James Madison, Federalist 51

“Here’s food for thought, had Ahab time to think; but Ahab never thinks; he only feels, feels, feels” –Herman Melville, Moby Dick

“So many of the social reactions that strike us as psychological are in fact a rational management of symbolic capital.” –Pierre Bourdieu, Classification Struggles

Biden Administration

“Biden Brings in a Consultant” [Franklin Foer, The Atlantic]. “In most press accounts about the impending

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