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This is why focusing on billionaires as a measure of a society's inequality is stupid.
Egalitarian socialists sometimes point to Norway as a model, yet it has more billionaires per capita than the US https://t.co/biVV54JyZB
Chris Freiman @cafreiman
India and Pakistan should definitely try to be friends. Continuing to oppose each other will not do any good for either country.
Once you realize that the future can be a radical break from the present, says @tylercowen, the possibilities for the India-Pakistan relationship start to look very different https://t.co/aonPiczwai
Bloomberg Economics @economics
People who instinctively and relentlessly look for reasons to oppose solar and wind are simply technophobes. They are afraid of change, afraid of weird scary new technologies that make their world look different. In 1910 they'd have been scared of cars.
Many people are saying there should be one billion Americans.
China and the US have radically different demographic destinies, argues @nfergus in @opinion. The US has problems, but could fix them through immigration. China is facing demographic doom. Cc: @NickKristof @mattyglesias @elonmusk @billmaher https://t.co/crEFium1PF https://t.co/00rkZRKnec
Science Is Strategic @scienceisstrat1
This is why we need an Operation Warp Speed for universal coronavirus vaccines (delivered via nasal sprays):
Dobbs and the criminalization of reproductive choice isn’t just going to change the dynamics for women voters.
New Fox poll shows men moved +2D since May. But Dads moved +28. May August DIFF Men +13R +11R +2D Dads +20R +8D +28D Dads, what changed? Inquiring moms want to know. 👊
Katie Paris @katiebparis
Sick Codes has jailbroken a John Deere, and this is just the beginning. Turns out our entire food system is built on outdated, unpatched Linux and Windows CE hardware with LTE modems.
10 things that every software developer should know 1. If you hit the computer really hard with a hammer it can't hurt you anymore
Remember this picture every single time you hear someone in your city say "we're not Amsterdam." This was in the 1970's via . The cities we admire made better choices regarding cars, and are still making them today. Better choices instead of excuses.
Putin dies and goes to hell. After a while, he's given a day off. So he goes to a Moscow bar, orders a drink and asks the bartender: Is Crimea ours? Yes. And the Donbas? Also ours. Kyiv? We got that too. Satisfied, he drinks and asks: Thanks. How much do I owe you? 5 euros.