Favorite Rejects 2022-10-04
It's worth tearing one's eyes from UK the financial fiasco to know more about this story - could be massive in the years ahead. China’s property crash: ‘a slow-motion financial crisis’ - on.ft.com/3ycTSeN via
New poll from Bay Area News Group surveys SF Bay residents' opinions on building more housing with results effectively identical to every other California poll on the subject. mercurynews.com/2022/10/03/bui…
Dang. That's one out of every 200 Russians. In just 2 weeks.
*700 000* people left Russia since September 21, Forbes Russia reports https://t.co/6dhdAIvvpp
Max Fras @maxfras
Now he just needs to sweeten the offer a little and broker that Russia/Ukraine peace deal.
BREAKING: Elon Musk is proposing to buy Twitter for the original offer price of $54.20 a share, according to people familiar with the matter https://t.co/tiiWy2jveO https://t.co/TV94Gx33JP
Bloomberg Technology @technology
Another sign of eroding Russian influence in the South Caucasus. From Nov 2020 until recently, Moscow was almost always the mediator for POW returns between Armenia and Azerbaijan. Now, it's Washington.
I highly appreciate the efforts of the United States for assisting to return our 17 POW’s. I hope with joint efforts together with our international partners we will further register progress in resolving both humanitarian issues and establishing peace in the region.
Nikol Pashinyan @NikolPashinyan
⚡️ Iran has declared that it does not recognize the so-called "referendums" organized by Russia in the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine, reports the spokesman of the Iranian Foreign Ministry Nasser Kanaani — IRNA. 👉 Follow
This is a common experience for anyone saying yes to housing and i think much of the blame goes on the city officials and councilmembers/mayors who sit there and let the audience heckle rather than shutting them down and maintain decorum.
This isn’t how I wanted to deliver my remarks, but I wasn’t going to allow my neighbors to interrupt me. The truth is our community builds very little new housing - affordable or otherwise. It’s time my neighborhood did its part to solve the housing crisis. @NYCMayor https://t.co/GNWOy0qASG
Michael Kaess @WaluigiSoap
It’s sort of notable that the two great powers that have had contiguous authoritarian backsliding for 1-2 decades, Russia and China, seem to be making worse decisions and are worse off than prior to that pivot point. Maybe a lesson to be learned here.
Vladimir Putin has done more to improve my opinion of the USSR than a million tankie shitposts ever could have done.