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Favorite Rejects 2022-09-30
Denmark's public transit agency has made the greatest transit advertisement of all time. No notes. (Din Offentlige Transport)
What a remarkable image. The daughter of Minoo Majidi--a mother of two who was killed by the Iranian regime while protesting for --stands at her mother's gravesite. She is defiantly unveiled, and in her left hand she holds the hair she cut from her head.
"The national parties, such that they still exist, are largely lifestyle brands attached to fundraising funnels."
"If there's a Wakanda for Black Americans, it's Maryland," says in a Twitter Spaces discussion, explaining his new research on places where Black Americans live longer and have better outcomes. Specifically highlights Montgomery County.
Wife: [describes something horrible an acquaintance's husband or ex did] Me, aloud: That's terrible dear Me, to myself: AND THE BAR GETS LOWER
Every Putin speech is him rambling on about shit like “the effete West is trying to ‘cancel’ Russian culture for believing there are only two genders” and then people on here will nod sagely and say “yes, we must grapple with his well-articulated concerns about NATO expansion”
I regret to inform you that the tech bros have stumbled on the concepts of 'message boards' without one iota of thought why those are mostly dead and centralized services like Twitter, Reddit and Facebook won the day. (Hint: it's the moderation)
Decentralized social media is on the horizon (as we’ve known for a while). And nice to see in plain English the risk of large entities being captured by the state or activists. https://t.co/VbDxmggJDM
Brian Armstrong @brian_armstrong
Imagine demanding that every *new* doctor must devote 50% of their appointments to low-income patients, and have to subsidize them with their own wages. But every single *current* existing doctor is exempt and will not be subject to Medicare/Medicaid price negotiation. ❓❓
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Ben Wikler @benwikler
HCD's letter to Lafayette is out: eastbayforeveryone.org/wp-content/upl… Based on the contents, I would say HCD is very determined on helping Lafayette succeed in producing a compliant Housing Element
I think theres merits here. Certainly dont mind American culture becoming a bit more collective and shaming since thats all the rage these days anyways. but what i fear is companies springing up doing this in a predatory way.
Well, this is interesting: In NYC, a new bill would invite residents to submit photos of cars blocking bike lanes, schools, and sidewalks -- and then receive 25% of each $175 ticket. https://t.co/nIQePqvTlz
David Zipper @DavidZipper