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Favorite Rejects 2022-07-07
I want to vote for a third party whose sole platform item is forcing Americanists to acknowledge that Duverger’s Law doesn’t withstand even cursory comparative scrutiny.
Hugh Grant tweeted a request at activists protesting outside Westminster to play the Benny Hill theme on their loudspeakers; when they did it became the soundtrack for street interviews with leading Tories trying explain the situation to the British people
Why are police getting so much worse—every decade, for 60 years—at solving murders? Largely: It's the guns. As the share of murders committed with guns grows each decade, physical evidence at the scene goes down, and more cases go unsolved.
Delta should have done this ages ago. Tf does college have to do with flying a plane? The rest of the licensing process matters far more. recently cut degree reqs for state jobs unless there was a specific reason. How it should be!
Delta no longer requires a college degree for its airline pilots. Maybe we need to revisit exactly what professions require for licensure… https://t.co/OtIY5jBTai
David Friedman @profdaf
Urban planning should be 90% producing an A+ public realm, 10% regulating what goes on on private property. We've built a system that's closer to 10%-90% instead. Most planning depts are basically zoning depts, and it's depressing.
This is spot on. We ask planners to spend a ton of time on individual buildings rather than the interstitial areas that *should* be our public realm. https://t.co/ijPyaqoP2m
Alex Fisch @AlexFischCC