1. Can a submerged Tuvalu still be a state?2. Your periodic reminder to read Matt Levine.3. Ross Douthat on why we need new universities (NYT).4. Ten podcast episodes of Agnes Callard and Robin Hanson. With transcripts, and here is Robin's overview of the series, which is also a very good post on differing mental models. Self-recommending!5. New Doc Watson box set, and WSJ review here. In fact, in today's links, 4 out of the 5 are self-recommending.