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Favorite Rejects 2022-07-23
They questioned me for hours but I told them nothing
We wanted to understand how women's reproductive rights in Europe differ from women's reproductive rights in the United States. So we talked to Noah Smith and Matt Yglesias.
New York Times Pitchbot @DougJBalloon
India's foreign-exchange reserves are plunging at one of the fastest speeds in the world. They have dropped $70 billion, or 11%, since September last year.
I think people who don’t like their jobs misunderstand how relaxing it can be for someone to just keep doing something he likes. https://t.co/kB6MeGIuzP
This may be a heretical opinion in our capitalist dystopia but I don’t think influential people should ostentatiously work when ill, thus risking further harm to their immediate and long-term health, purely in order to show how tough and serious they are
Katie Mack @AstroKatie
A really good thing progressive funders could do is to stop plowing money into organizations whose main function is to generate bad press for Democrats and help Republicans win elections.
🚨BREAKING🚨: We just went to @WHCOS @RonaldKlain’s house in Chevy Chase to tell him the #climatecrisis is a 4 alarm 🔥 & asked him to deliver a card from our kids to @potus. The police REFUSED to deliver our card but we know Klain heard us. Declare a #ClimateEmergency NOW! https://t.co/n2xMYBOQb3
Climate Families NYC 🌅 @sunrisekidsnyc
This thread is a cry for help, isn't it
I have been left unsupervised. https://t.co/g6HeOTSPWJ
John Scalzi @scalzi
If this research fraud set back a cure for Alzheimers by on average 10 years, it would have cost us 250 million quality-adjusted life years (QALYs). I'm sorry to use provocative language, but that would put it among history's worst crimes against humanity.
Were two separate, major lines of Alzheimer’s research tainted by image fabrication, with far-reaching implications for the field? I take a deep look for @ScienceMagazine https://t.co/f26wIf6ktf 🧵 1/11
Charles Piller @cpiller