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Favorite Rejects 2022-08-02
We need more cameras and automatic enforcement plus a crackdown on people using fake license plates.
Despite signage, D.C. drivers aren’t slowing in school zones, study says https://t.co/EEgatDsUkm
Post Local @postlocal
This is the right approach to federal abortion rights legislation — a bipartisan bill that Collins/Murkowski support and will unite Dems while dividing the GOP. kaine.senate.gov/imo/media/doc/…
It’s sort of fascinating that shifting society from “most people can’t read” to “most people can read” worked so well given how hard it is to find educational interventions that are effective at large scale.
It's an interesting paper and you can find some explainers in thread but in actually a real doomer here. In that we know educational results vary pretty wildly but none of our explanatory theories for this are good nor do any interventions work. https://t.co/1oGFt7v1od
Liam Bright @lastpositivist
it’s funny how the narrative about California is that all the rich people are fleeing the state to go to places with lower taxes when the reality is that rich people are moving into the state while the working/middle class is being forced to leave due to skyrocketing rents
See, I will admit that Dean Preston made a good take here. Endorse!!
I fully support Slow Streets. It’s frustrating to see the Administration trying to reverse the progress our city has made on this during the pandemic. I will continue to advocate for preserving, improving, and expanding Slow Streets. It’s the least we can do.
Dean Preston @DeanPreston
So, er, it seems that Elon Musk just tweeted about What We Owe The Future. Crazy times! You might wonder: Where do we agree and disagree? Here’s a thread.
Worth reading. This is a close match for my philosophy. https://t.co/cWEM6QBobY
Elon Musk @elonmusk