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Favorite Rejects 2022-09-21
Taking away corner windows from an all-affordable housing project because whiny neighbors complained. Those windows had a gorgeous view of the mountains, but NIMBYs should be appeased. <- Old New->
First Nations YIMBYism is absolutely GOATed, I am so excited for this project https://t.co/Un5cj6mElt
Critics of the @SquamishNation’s plans for our lands at Sen̓áḵw want to define reconciliation, but they unfortunately leave out many important facts. We respond here: https://t.co/0xvNBRh6sP
Putin's announced mobilization of 300,000 "reservists" was jaw-dropping to me this morning, but not for the reason some might suspect. Why? Because know how Russian soldiers are trained, in basic training & in their units. A brief 🧵 on some fun facts. 1/
The idea of a ban on Russian tourists makes a lot of sense to me, but probably also smart to think about pathways for facilitating defection of potential draftees.
BREAKING Russian airlines ordered to stop selling tickets to Russian men aged 18 to 65 https://t.co/tSKfSUFR0o
You don't want to just let the children of the Russian elite have a nice vacation in the west while they duck conscription, but if it is possible to deprive the Russian military of cannon fodder that's good.
It is very funny to me that nothing has happened to Donald Trump legally, and yet he still burns through lawyers like a tech startup torching its cash runway