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This is much better than shitty student loans
#Biden proposes a gradual doubling of #Pell grants between now and 2029. Pell is the largest US scholarship program (30 billion) per year. In this column we show that -even ignoring LT benefits of college- Pell rants have large short-run efects on GDP https://t.co/r16J1RTQl7
Maarten De Ridder @DeRidderMaarten
Earth Day 2007. We think it would be fun to turn out the lights for an hour and play board games by candlelight. Jonas, age 3, loses his mind and actually vomits during a tantrum about it. When asked why, today, he says, “You know I don’t like nonsense.”
It's interesting that even as China dishes out tons of pro-Russia rhetoric and propaganda, its companies are withdrawing from Russia.
It’s interesting that Huawei 🇨🇳 is suspending its operations in 🇷🇺. With Ericsson and Nokia leaving that will be a major problem after a while. https://t.co/uTkzR44kyh
Carl Bildt @carlbildt
This is also why a Chinese invasion of Taiwan would be a different story. China doesn't care about the people of Taiwan; it just wants the dirt under their feet. China's leaders would be perfectly happy deporting all of Taiwan's population and replacing them with mainlanders.
Democrats say Trump is a dangerous crook and most top Republicans agree but want him to be president anyway.
If this figure is anywhere close to true, this is some Holocaust-level shit.
Half a million Ukrainians deported to Russia as slave labor - it seems this really should be attracting far more international attention. https://t.co/CKrxJzgNG1
Business Ukraine mag @Biz_Ukraine_Mag